Kaja Draksler

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Kaja Draksler is a pianist, composer and improviser, interested in finding ways to merge the composition and (free) improvisation by working with different structures and musical logics. After her studies in the Netherlands (BA in jazz piano and MA in classical composition), she decided to stay in Amsterdam, where she is an active member of the improvisation scene, performing extensively all over the Europe. Besides her frequent solo concerts, she has been working internationally over the past years with Feecho, Punkt.Vrt.Plastik, Hearth and Draksler/Santos Silva duo. She is one of the founding members of the interdisciplinary group I/O and part of the internationally acclaimed Doek collective. As a composer, she has been commissioned by various international groups: Looptail Ensemble, Sturi Quartet, EMJO, Doek/Tricentric Foundation, Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra, Big Band RTV Slovenia, Italian Instabile Orchestra, and others.

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