A microtonal/experimental composer, fretless bassist and fretless guitarist from Knin, Croatia. He learned his first chords from his father at an early age and started playing bass and guitar in few bands in his teens. Over the years his affinity towards rock, blues, jazz and experimental music was constantly developed and along with it, curiosity for finding new sounds and unexplored areas. At age 20 he discovered a fretless guitar and wonderful world of non-twelve tone tuning systems by the help of great microtonal guitar player and composer Neil Haverstick. Along with fretless guitar, Jurica started working on a computer and electronic music using Csound and many other sound applications.He started blending acoustic sounds with electronically made ones, woven together with field recordings from various ambient’s. Along with that, Jurica played fretless guitar and composed music/lyrics in the experimental pop band “The Alibor” for 3 years (2007 - 2010), played live with Croatian band “Vjestice” made some film and theatre scores with Samuel (Srdjan) Sacher, did a couple of collaborations and produced/recorded albums for various bands including “The Alibor”. Along with “The Alibor” and solo projects, Jurica had a chance to play at many great places, including: MMC Kibla (Maribor,Slo), Tvornica(Zg), Kset(Zg), Purgeraj(Zg), Soba (Zg), Orlando (Du), Cinema hall (Murter) and many others.
Edited by juraknin on 25 Feb 2013, 17:49
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