Born into a family where jazz records were played by his father, classical trumpet player, Igor grew to become a prolific jazz trumpeter and composer.
He completed a Masters degree at the University of Graz (Austria, in 2009). Travelling through Europe and America (particularly New York), he studied with celebrated trumpet players including Stjepko Gut, John Swana, Charles Toliver, Dave Rodgers and many others.
In the early stages of his carier he was involved in various projects as a trumpeter, keyboard player and as a producer. As a session musician he recorded over 30 albums in collaboration with different groups across a range of genres