ABOUT THE FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR
gajoDRAGO GAJO - DRUMS
Born 1950, Ljubljana, Slovenija, Europe

www.gretschdrums.com
www.zildjian.com 
www.jazzkamp.com
www.igorlumpert.com
www.robertjukic.com
www.bigband-dom.si
www.jurepukl.com
Educated 1979-82 at:
- Billy Moore Studio of Percussion
- UCLA and SWCM L.A. USA


In love w/ Gretsch 12" 14" 18" and Zildjian K's for 30 years
Played and recorded/ more than 50 records / w / the best Slovenian, former Yugoslav and some European and USA jazz stars as Woody Shaw, Clark Terry, Sheila Jordan, Mark Murphy, Arturo Sandoval, Duško Gojkovic, Gianni Basso, George Cables, Barry Harris, Dave Samuels, Peter Mihelic, Renato Chicco, Steve Gut, Petar Ugrin, Ewald Oberleitner, Tone Janša, Peter Herbert, Primož Grašic, Miroslav Sedak-Bencic, Adelhard Roidinger, Lee Harper,Roberto Magris,Ondrej Kabrna, Fritz Pauer, Pat O'leary,Aleš Avbelj, Dejan Pecenko, Blaz Jurjevcic, Igor Lumpert, Jani Moder, Miro Kadoic, Lenart Krecic, Alan Botschinsky, Lojze and Dominik Krajncan, Silvia Dorste, Nina Strnad, Oto Pestner, Alenka Godec,  DOM Big Band, RTV Slovenija Big Band under the direction of Jože Privšek and Sypmhony Orchestra under the direction of Janez Gregorc ...

drago_gajoInternational Jazz Festivals and some nice gigs have to be remembered : Ljubljana (87, 89, 98), Zagreb (85, 97), Skopje (82, 83, 85), Paris (85), Wien (85), Leverkusen (83, 84, 85), Hamburg (85), Korint (87), Frankfurt (88), Nuerenberg (84, 85), Zurich (85), Debrecen (94), Riga (84), Talin (84), Wilnus (84), Minsk (89), Koln (85), Raab (88), Offenburg (88), Kristianstad (87), Edinburgh (85), Kortrijk (85), Palm Springs (82), Findhorn (85), Larne (85), Linz (85), Graz (85), Sydney-Mainly 2000, Montreux 2000, Jazzlent Maribor 1992-2004 (Permanent guest !), Trnfest Ljubljana 2004, 2006, Jazzcamp Kranj 2004, 2006, Beograd 2005, Novi Sad 2005, Berlin 2007, Zagreb 2007,
 Midem- Cannes 2008, Wien 2008, Stockholm 2008, Riga 2008, Tallinn   2008, Split 2008, Dalmacija Tour-CRO 2009, Triestelovesjazz 2009, Jazzkamp Kranj 2010, SLO Jazz Fest 2010, Jazz Fair Zagreb 2010-2011, LA Clubs autumn winter 2010-13, JCG Summer garden spring summer 2010-13, NAMM Show LA 2014, Zagreb Fest 2014, Velenje Max Fest 2014, NAMM Show LA 2015, Sarajevo Zima 2015......