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Jani Moder was born in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and moved back to Slovenia when he was 3 years old. He started playing classical guitar when he was 8 years old and took lessons for 10 years. He graduated from jazz guitar with honors at Karntner LandesKonservatorium in Klagenfurt, Austria. At audition in Paris he received scholarship for prestigious Berklee College of Music and received scholarship from Slovene ministry of culture. At Berklee he was recipient of Stephen D. Holland Award for outstanding musicianship and graduated with honors in 2 years. He was also chosen among 10 students to sign a contract with Berklee’s Jazz revelation records where he is featured on the Cd called Common Ground
Track listing: The Promise of Spring; Aitar; Grounding; Old Tale / Stara Basen; Pulsar Snivat; As Ice / Koled; New Life.
by Neri Pollastri
Registrato dal vivo nel giugno del 2021 al jazz club Stala di Lokev, in Slovenia appena fuori dal confine triestino, questo album documenta un'improvvisazione di un quartetto di musicisti diversi per generazione e per frequentazioni musicali, magicamente simpatetici nonostante (o, forse, proprio grazie a) il loro essere per la prima volta assieme su un palco.
Label: Modigo Records
Track listing: Analog Chief; Emptiness; Catcher (E.l.a.); Are we digital?; Flashback; Time to Leave the Party; Saltobeat; Cowboi; Miss Feather.
by Mark Sullivan
Slovenian jazz guitarist Jani Moder composed all of the music for this project, but it is arranged by the band, and is very much a group sound. Only trumpeter Igor Matković appeared on Moder's previous release Jani Moder's Brain Blender: Abacus (ZKP RTV SLO, 2014), but his role here has expanded from guest to a significant ...
By Robert Jukic
Track listing: The days of guns and roses; Treasure island; This gun for hire; Gone with the wind; The untouchables; Time bandits; Ship of fools; Whatever works; The way of the dragon; From Russia with love; The days of nuns and moses.
by Mark Sullivan
Jani Moder's Brain Blender plays what can only be described as classic fusion." Bandleader/guitarist Moder attended the prestigious Berklee College of Music. Presumably his bandmates do not possess the same international credentials, but only the dual Slovenian/English credits on the CD case would give that away. It is truly international music, with a sound and technical ...