Personality profile

Photo: Jan Jankeje

Jan Jankeje

30 Jul 1950 Bratislava

www.jankeje.de

jazz
composition, arranging, violin, double-bass

Bio

Bio

1654 – 1964
Music school in Bratislava, violin
1964 – 1965
Bratislava Conservatory, double bass
1965 – 1968
member of the Ragtime Jazzband and Traditional Club (BA)
1968 – 1972
member of bands Seelow, Frederic Rabold Crew, Dieter Biehlmeier, Mlada Musika, Jazz Jokers
1972 – 1974
Jazz Academy in Graz (AT)
1972
founded the record company Label Jazzpoint Records
1974 – 1978
Musikhochschulle Stuttgart, double bass, composing
1974
founded the IG Jazzfestival Stuttgart
1978 – 1985
private classes with Jaco Pastorius, Miroslav Vitouš, Roy Brown, Nils-Henning Ørsted Pedersen
from 1979
cooperated with jazz musicians such as Bireli Lagrene, Jaco Pastorius, Benny Waters, Charly Antolini, Romano Mussolini, Larry Coryell, Peter Lipa, Les Poul, Diz Dizley, Stephanne Grappeli, Benny Goodman, Benny Certer, All Casey, Attila Zoller, George Wein, Joe Pass, Tal Farlow, Joseph Reinhardt, Babik Reinhardt, Barney Kessel, Eugen Cicero, Jozef „Dodo” Šošoka, Red Richards and others
1995
appearance at the Bratislava Music Festival
1997
International jazz evening, part of the Bratislava summer festival of culture (Jan Jankeje – double bass, Eric Doney – piano (USA), Jozef „Dodo” Šošoka – percussion)
2000
founded the Jazzspektakel Weinsberg

Discography

  • Photo: Jan Jankeje Party & Swingband JAN JANKEJE PARTY & SWINGBAND
    2003 CD – Jazzpoint Records 1068
    1. Jan Jankeje (cb)
  • Photo: Katie Kern: Still Young KATIE KERN: STILL YOUNG
    2003 CD – Jazzpoint Records 1070
    1. Jan Jankeje: Katie Kern: Still Young
  • Photo:
    2003 CD – Jazzpoint Records 1069
    1. Jan Jankeje: Stuttgarter Dixiwland All Stars
  • Photo: Wedeli Köhler: Swing & Folk WEDELI KÖHLER: SWING & FOLK
    2003 CD – Jazzpoint Records 1067
    1. Jan Jankeje (cb)
  • Photo: Oscar Klein „Pick a Blues” feat. Jan Jankeje & Katie Kern OSCAR KLEIN „PICK A BLUES” FEAT. JAN JANKEJE & KATIE KERN
    2002 DVD – Jazzpoint Records 1071
    1. Jan Jankeje (cb)
  • Photo:
    2001 CD – IG Jazz Production
    1. Jan Jankeje (bgui)
  • Photo: Jankeje, Jan: A Portrait of Jan Jankeje JANKEJE, JAN: A PORTRAIT OF JAN JANKEJE
    1998 CD – Jazzpoint Records 1054
    1. Jan Jankeje: Jankeje, Jan: A Portrait of Jan Jankeje
  • Photo: Jankeje, Jan – Waters, Benny: Hip-hop JANKEJE, JAN – WATERS, BENNY: HIP-HOP
    1997 CD – G & J Records International 2009
    1. Jan Jankeje: Jankeje, Jan – Waters, Benny: Hip-hop
  • Photo: Oscar Klein Jazz Show Vol. 2 OSCAR KLEIN JAZZ SHOW VOL. 2
    1997 CD – Jazzpoint Records 1049
    1. Jan Jankeje (bgui)
  • Photo: Slovakian Jazz All Stars SLOVAKIAN JAZZ ALL STARS
    1996 CD – Hrdlicka 3333
    1. Jan Jankeje (bgui)
  • Photo: Jan Jankeje Hot Club JAN JANKEJE HOT CLUB
    1995 CD – G & J Records International 2000
    1. Jan Jankeje: Jan Jankeje Hot Club
  • Photo: Al Casey Quartett AL CASEY QUARTETT
    1994 CD – Jazzpoint Records 1044
    1. Jan Jankeje: Al Casey Quartett
  • Photo: Jan Jankeje Trio JAN JANKEJE TRIO
    1994 CD – Jazzpoint Records 1042
    1. Jan Jankeje: Jan Jankeje Trio
  • Photo: Oscar Klein Jazz Show Vol. 1 OSCAR KLEIN JAZZ SHOW VOL. 1
    1994 CD – Jazzpoint Records 1043
    1. Jan Jankeje (bgui)
  • Photo: Red Richards & Doc Cheatham RED RICHARDS & DOC CHEATHAM
    1994 CD – Jazzpoint Records 1045
    1. Jan Jankeje: Red Richards & Doc Cheatham
  • Photo: Benny Waters Quartett: Swinging Again BENNY WATERS QUARTETT: SWINGING AGAIN
    1993 CD – Jazzpoint Records 1037
    1. Jan Jankeje (cb)
  • Photo: Blues Bandits BLUES BANDITS
    1993 CD – Muffin Records
    1. Jan Jankeje (cb)
  • Photo: Jankeje, Jan & Padarliadadi JANKEJE, JAN & PADARLIADADI
    1992 CD – Hrdlicka 2889
    1. Jan Jankeje: Jankeje, Jan and Padarliadadi
  • Photo:
    1989 LP – HIFI VISION
    1. Jan Jankeje: HiFi – Visionen Akkord Arbeiter
  • Photo: Jaco Pastorius: Stuttgart Aria JACO PASTORIUS: STUTTGART ARIA
    1986 LP – Jazzpoint Records 1019
    1. Jan Jankeje: Jaco Pastorius: Stuttgart Aria
  • Photo: Jankeje, Jan – Marquart, Bernd: Jazz Jokers JANKEJE, JAN – MARQUART, BERND: JAZZ JOKERS
    1986 LP – Jazzpoint Records 1024
    1. Jan Jankeje (bgui)
  • Photo: Juris – Jankeje – Lagrene: Live in Freiburg JURIS – JANKEJE – LAGRENE: LIVE IN FREIBURG
    1986 LP – Jazzpoint Records 1015
    1. Jan Jankeje: Juris – Jankeje – Lagrene: Live in Freiburg
  • Photo: Lagrene – Dizley – Jankeje: Live Konzert in der Carnegie Hall LAGRENE – DIZLEY – JANKEJE: LIVE KONZERT IN DER CARNEGIE HALL
    1985 LP – Jazzpoint Records 1027
    1. Jan Jankeje: Jankeje – Lagrene – Dizley: Live Konzert in der Carnegie Hall
  • Photo: Bireli Lagrene: Live in Ludwigsburg BIRELI LAGRENE: LIVE IN LUDWIGSBURG
    1984 LP – Island Records 1889
    1. Jan Jankeje: Bireli Lagrene: Live In Ludwigsburg
  • Photo: Jan Jankeje Erster Tango „Querelle” JAN JANKEJE ERSTER TANGO „QUERELLE”
    1983 LP – Jazzpoint Records 1012
    1. Jan Jankeje: Jan Jankeje Erster Tango „Querelle”
  • Photo:
    1983 LP – Jazzpoint Records 1016
    1. Jan Jankeje: Jan Jankeje Quartett „Tum Trotz” feat. Bireli Lagrene
  • Photo: Bireli Lagrene: Bireli Swing BIRELI LAGRENE: BIRELI SWING
    1981 LP – Jazzpoint Records 1009
    1. Jan Jankeje (cb)
  • Photo: Bireli Lagrene Ensemble: Live In Krokodil BIRELI LAGRENE ENSEMBLE: LIVE IN KROKODIL
    1980 LP – Jazzpoint Records 1003
    1. Jan Jankeje: Bireli Lagrene Ensemble: Live in Krokodil
  • Photo: Jerry Felix: Moving On JERRY FELIX: MOVING ON
    1980 LP – Jazzpoint Records 1004
    1. Jan Jankeje: Jerry Felix: Moving on
  • Photo: Jankeje Jan: Kurhadanadur JANKEJE JAN: KURHADANADUR
    1979 LP – Jazzpoint Records 1050
    1. Jan Jankeje: Jankeje Jan: Kurhadanadur
  • Photo: Eugen Rödel Trio EUGEN RÖDEL TRIO
    1978 LP – Jazzpoint Records
    1. Jan Jankeje: Eugel Rödel Trio
  • Photo: IG Jazz IG JAZZ
    1977 LP – IG Jazz Production
    1. Jan Jankeje (bgui)
  • Photo: Ragtime Specht Crew RAGTIME SPECHT CREW
    1976 LP – Intercord Tonträger GmbH
    1. Jan Jankeje: Ragtime Specht Crew
  • Photo: Zipflo Reinhardt '1976 ZIPFLO REINHARDT '1976
    1976 LP – Intercord Tonträger GmbH 232341
    1. Jan Jankeje: Zipflo Reinhardt '1976
  • Photo: Dieter Biehlmeier Selektion DIETER BIEHLMEIER SELEKTION
    1975 LP – DB 11111
    1. Jan Jankeje: Dieter Biehlmeier Selektion
  • Photo: Slick Salzer Trio SLICK SALZER TRIO
    1975 LP – Bosch Records 1999
    1. Jan Jankeje: Slick Salzer Trio
  • Photo: Zipflo Reinhardt '1975 ZIPFLO REINHARDT '1975
    1975 LP – Intercord Tonträger GmbH 232323
    1. Jan Jankeje: Zipflo Reinhardt '1975
  • Photo: Jankeje Jan & Mlada Musika: Sokol JANKEJE JAN & MLADA MUSIKA: SOKOL
    1974 LP – Jazzpoint Records 1002
    1. Jan Jankeje: Jankeje Jan & Mlada Musika: Sokol
  • Photo: Frederic Rabold Crew FREDERIC RABOLD CREW
    1972 LP – Calic 123133
    1. Jan Jankeje: Frederic Rabold Crew
  • Photo: Jankeje – Schmid – Roth JANKEJE – SCHMID – ROTH
    1971 LP – Jazzpoint Records
    1. Jan Jankeje: Jankeje – Schmid – Roth
  • Photo: Atlantic Jazzband ATLANTIC JAZZBAND
    1969 LP – Atlantic
    1. Jan Jankeje (bgui)


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