Jože Privšek was Slovenian composer, conductor, pianist and vibraphonist, who was born on 19. March 1937 in Ljubljana, where he died on 11. June 1998. He visited secondary music school in Ljubljana, he also received three years of private study of composition at Lucijan Marija Škerjanec. In Boston on Brklee College of Music he was improving his knowledge at professor Herb Pomeroy, who was also a mentor to famous masters – Quinc Jones, Arif Mardin and Mike Gibbs.
He started his music carrier as vibraphonist and pianist. He was most recognizable as a leader of Jazz orchestra Big Band RTV Slovenija, as a composer of many songs and arrangements of Pop and Jazz music. During this period (1961 – 1995) he created many famous songs as a composer: Dawn is coming over the town, The train drives me in the distance, New years eve kiss, Mother let’s be friends. His best Jazz songs are: Naughty, Fireworks, Green hell, Mirage, We need time, Rožnik, Križanke, That’s for ending.
Monument of Jože Privšek
Monument of Jože Privšek was at Škofljica depicted on 17. September 2010. Jože Privšek lived for several years in Škofljica. He was an international muzikus – composer, arranger, pianist, vibraphonist and longtime leader and conductor. Until death he was ignored in the cultural field. [_Read more_]