BIOGRAPHY

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Janez Dovč (1980) accordionist, multiinstrumentalist & composer with bachelor degree in physic.

Was a member of Terrafolk (BBC World Music Award 2003) and is currently a member of different music bands and projects, collaborating with many slovenian and international artist (among them Simone Zanchini, Neil Innes, The Cat Empire, Arvid Engegard, Chris Eckman, Josipa Lisac, Eliades Ochoa (Buena Vista Social Club), Tommy Emmanuel, Emmanuel Villaume, George Pehlivanian, Una Palliser etc..).

In 2007 he recorded a solo performance album with Slovenian Philharmonic Orchester. His playing can be heard on more than 40 albums. His most recent project with album from 2013 is a unique trio Baraka, comprised of accordion, tuba, percussion and electronics.

Solo album AkordeON in 2015.

Vesna Award for best film music at the national film festival 2014 for movie “The Tree“.

Artistic director of project Sounds of Slovenia (www.soundsofslovenia.com), aclaimed slovenian musicians from various bands promoting Slovenian land and culture.

A&R at Slovenian indenpendent music label Celinka.si (www.celinka.si) , artistic director of Slovenian music festival Godibodi (www.godibodi.si)