Personality profile

Photo: Peter Adamkovič

Peter Adamkovič

24 Jun 1970 Prešov

www.amc-trio.sk

jazz
composition, keyboards

Collaboration(s): AMC Trio

Bio

Bio

1987 – 1992
Pedagogical Faculty of Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Prešov
1992 – 1994
member of the Tralala Band, involved in fusion music
1993, 1994
performed with the band at the FIMU (Festival International de Musique Universitaire) in Belfort (France)
1993
foundation of the AMC Trio (Peter Adamkovič – piano, Martin Marinčák – bass guitar, Stano Cvacinger – drums, Miloš Železňák – guesting on guitar), with a mainstream orientation
1994
the launch of Interface (Martin Marinčák – bass guitar, Piotr Olszewski – guitar (Poland), Jozef Eliasz – drums (Poland)); member of the Cassovia Jazz Quartet (Martin Marinčák; Miloš Železňák; Gejza Szabados – drums); member of a Prešov-based big band
1995 – 1996
Music Fund scholarship
1997
member of the Acoustic Jazz Trio (Adamkovič, Železňák, Marinčák) and Miloš Železňák's fusion formation No More Jazz (Peter Cardarelli, Peter Adamkovič, Miloš Železňák, Martin Marinčák, Ľubomír Dvorščák, Miro Ochotnický) – with No More Jazz, he toured Slovakia and subsequently joined Cassovia Jazz (Košice, 1998)
2003
received the Ladislav Martoník Award for organising jazz events in Prešov, for his pedagogical activities in the field of jazz, and for his playing

Discography

  • Photo:
    2019 CD – East West
    1. Gašpar – Lipa – Krausz : Znova a znova
      Peter Lipa (v), Peter Lipa, ml. (keyb), Michal Šimko (bgui), Michal Fedor (dr), Pavol Bereza (gui), Radovan Tariška (sx), Peter Raitl (bat)
    2. Lipa – Lipa ml. – Krausz: Problémy s problémami
      Svetlana Rymarenko (v), Peter Lipa (v), Peter Lipa, ml. (keyb), Michal Šimko (bgui), Michal Fedor (dr), Pavol Bereza (gui), Peter Raitl (bat)
    3. Breiner – Lasica: Manhattan
      Peter Lipa (v), Peter Lipa, ml. (keyb), Michal Šimko (bgui), Michal Fedor (dr), Pavol Bereza (gui), Radovan Tariška (sx), Peter Raitl (bat)
    4. Lipa – Fedor – Krausz: Keď sa chystáš na ten svet
      Peter Lipa (v), Peter Lipa, ml. (keyb), Michal Šimko (bgui), Michal Fedor (bat), Pavol Bereza (gui), Peter Raitl (bat)
    5. Lipa – Rusiňák: Kde bolo, tam bolo
      Peter Lipa (v), Štefan Lengyel (gui), Martin Zajko (gui), Igor „Ajdži“ Sabo (bat), Martin Gašpar (bgui)
    6. Lipa – Marinčák – Gresty Jonathan: Because of your sad eyes
      Peter Lipa (v), Peter Adamkovič (keyb), Martin Marinčák (cb), Stanislav Cvanciger (dr)
    7. Lipa – Šelep – Krausz: Podozrivý
      Svetlana Rymarenko (v), Peter Lipa (v), Peter Lipa, ml. (keyb), Michal Šimko (bgui), Michal Fedor (dr), Pavol Bereza (gui), Radovan Tariška (sx), Peter Raitl (bat)
    8. Lipa – Štefánik – Lasica: Motýľ
      Peter Lipa (v), Martin "Majlo" Štefánik (keyb), Tamás Belicza (cb)
    9. Lipa – Lipa ml. – Rusiňák: 120/80
      Peter Lipa (v), Peter Lipa, ml. (keyb), Michal Šimko (bgui), Michal Fedor (dr), Pavol Bereza (gui), Peter Raitl (bat)
    10. Lipa – Šimko – Štefánik – Líška –Rusiňák: Nenápadný nápad
      Peter Lipa (v), Adrián Líška , Zuzana Mikulcová (v), Martin "Majlo" Štefánik (keyb)
    11. Lipa – Šimko – Krausz: Ty si moja opora
      Peter Lipa (v), Peter Lipa, ml. (keyb), Michal Šimko (bgui), Michal Fedor (dr), Pavol Bereza (gui), Radovan Tariška (sx), Peter Raitl (bat)
    12. Gašpar – Lipa – Krausz: Odpočívam v pokoji
      Peter Lipa (v), Peter Lipa, ml. (keyb), Michal Šimko (bgui), Michal Fedor, Pavol Bereza (gui), Radovan Tariška (sx), Peter Raitl (bat)
    13. Lipa – Šimko – Krausz: Dobré meno
      Svetlana Rymarenko (v), Peter Lipa (v), Peter Lipa, ml. (v), Michal Šimko (bgui), Michal Fedor (dr), Pavol Bereza (gui), Radovan Tariška (sx), Peter Raitl (bat)
  • Photo:
    2013 CD – Moosicus Records

    1. One Way Road To My Heart 2. Take It Easy 3. Travel With Me Babe 4. Pain Is Real 5. Waiting For A Wolf 6. Never Going To Lose My Head Again 7. Searching Deep Reaching High Peter Adamkovič - p Martin Marinčák - b Stanislav Cvanciger - ds Randy Brecker - tp, flg
    1. One Way Road To My Heart
      Peter Adamkovič (pf), Martin Marinčák (cb), Stanislav Cvanciger (dr)
    2. Take It Easy
      Peter Adamkovič (pf), Martin Marinčák (cb), Stanislav Cvanciger (dr)
  • Photo: AMC Trio & Ulf Wakenius as a special guest: Waiting for a Wolf AMC TRIO & ULF WAKENIUS AS A SPECIAL GUEST: WAITING FOR A WOLF
    2011 CD – Hevhetia

    1. Waiting for a Wolf 2. Chakanka (Or She Who Waits) 3. Bros & Sisters 4. Cry no more Blackberry 5. She's Leaving for Heaven 6. I Mean it 7. Heroes of the Past 8. Secret Wish Peter Adamkovič - p Martin Marinčák - b Stanislav Cvanciger - ds Ulf Wakenius - g
    1. Peter Adamkovič, Stanislav Cvanciger, Martin Marinčák, Peter Adamkovič (pf), AMC Trio
  • Photo: AMC Trio & Ulf Wakenius as a special guest: Soul of The Mountain AMC TRIO & ULF WAKENIUS AS A SPECIAL GUEST: SOUL OF THE MOUNTAIN
    2008 CD – Hevhetia

    1. Because of your sad eyes 2. Say hello to Zuzana 3. Thor-iza 4. Please don't explain 5. Soul of the mountain 6. Different inside 7. She's so beautiful 8. Long Winter Peter Adamkovič - p Martin Marinčák - b Stanislav Cvanciger - ds Ulf Wakenius - g
    1. Peter Adamkovič, Stanislav Cvanciger, Martin Marinčák, Peter Adamkovič (pf), AMC Trio
  • Photo: AMC Trio: Thor-Iza AMC TRIO: THOR-IZA
    2006 CD – Hev-Het Tune

    1. Bratia a sestry 2. Sami's Blues 3. Dlhá zima 4. St. Cecilia 5. Michael 6. Raz to pochopíš 7. Thor-Iza 8. Amazing Grace 9. Krajina môjho srdca Peter Adamkovič – p Martin Marinčák – b Stanislav Cvanciger – ds
    1. Peter Adamkovič, Martin Marinčák, Stanislav Cvanciger, Peter Adamkovič (pf), AMC Trio
  • Photo: Young Slovak Jazz YOUNG SLOVAK JAZZ
    1995 CD – Music Fund

    AMC TRIO + Miloš Železňák: 1. A Song For Mummi (P. Adamkovič) 2. Frustrating Tolerance (P. Adamkovič) 3. Lila (M. Železňák) Peter Adamkovič – p Martin Marinčák – b Stano Cvanciger – ds Miloš Železňák – g CHORÁ VRANA: 4. Topsyturvy (M. Vaňouček) 5. Jazz Skin (J. Demenčík) 6. Sam's World (J. Demenčík) John's Blues (J. Demenčík) Michal Vaňouček – keys Ján Demenčík – ts Marian Mášik – tb Martin Ďurdina – tp Róbert Vizvári – bg Peter Solárik – ds Mr. BAND: 8. Don't Ask Mum (A. Šeban/M. Hečko) 9. A Destiny of a Lunatic (A. Šeban, S. Josifoska/M. Hečko) 10. Cryin' Time (Traditional) Silvia Josifoska – voc Andrej Šeban – g Peter Preložník – p, keys Martin Gašpar – bg Marcel Buntaj – ds BOSSA NOHA: 11. Bossa Aftertea (S. Počaji, Ľ. Priehradník, P. Preložník, M. Buntaj) Stano Počaji - g Ľubor Priehradník - tp Peter Preložník - keys Marcel Buntaj - ds
    1. Silvia Josifoska, Andrej Šeban, Peter Preložník, Martin Gašpar, Marcel Buntaj, Stanislav Počaji, Martin Marinčák, Martin Ďurdina, Ľubor Priehradník, Peter Adamkovič, Peter Solárik, Stanislav Cvanciger, Miloš Železňák, Silvia Josifoska (v)

Awards

  • Ladislav Martoník Prize
    2003 for organising jazz events in Prešov, for his pedagogical activities in the field of jazz, and for his playing


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