Dejan Pecenko in PianoRoom
Dejan Pecenko, one of the most prominent Slovenian jazz pianists, has completed a marathon recording in PianoRoomu. 24 hours long recording, but pure joy.
In his successful musical career he participated in many musical projects and has recorded over 40 albums which mostly consist of his own compositions. He received an award of the Association of Popular Artists of Yugoslavia for his album „Persepolis”. The creativity of Dejan Pecenko was also rewarded with two prestige Slovenian musical awards: Zlati petelin, Zlata nota. He collaborated with many prominent artists such as Reggie Workman, Pharoan Aklaff, Doug Hammond, Aladar Pege, Barbara Thomson, Lee Harper etc. Dejan Pecenko participated at numerous European jazz festivals: Leverkusen, Lugano, Saalfelden, Wiesen, Berlin, Moers, Nurnberg, Vilshofen, Debrecen, Athens, Korinthos, Lenk, Dresden, Festival Mitte Europa, Zagreb and many others. His career also includes the educational field. He works as a jazz-piano professor at Anton Bruckner Universitat in Linz / Institut fur Jazz und improvisierte Music where, besides the main subject, jazz-piano, he also teaches musical practice and jazz ensemble.