Alto Saxophonist – The Jazzaar Festival Big Band
Alto saxophonist Nikola Bankov is 24 years old and already a winner of the prestigious Danish Music Awards. He is listed in the magazine Forbes’ 30 under 30. His latest album “Dream Chaser” features legendary Randy Brecker (USA). It’s music for a new generation, music that will inspire and excite. His critically acclaimed debut album “Bright Future” features Seamus Blake on tenor saxophone and received one of the prizes for The Best Jazz Album Of The Year in his home country Slovakia.
“Bankov has good taste, chops, and attention on him” – DOWNBEAT
“I applied to Jazzaar Festival because it offers a great opportunity for me to learn and observe musicians who I incredibly admire. This experience offered by being surrounded by these musicians will bring new perspectives, visions, and insights which can trigger my creative thinking when composing and improvising.”