Personality profile

Photo: Michal Balla

Michal Balla

15 Sep 1966 Humenné

jazz
soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone

Bio

Bio

1976 – 1982
Primary Music School (clarinet)
1986 – 1994
member of the group Tralala Band
2003 – 2006
private lessons at Jazz Swiss School Bern (CH) with pedagogue Samuel Zingg (sx)
since 2007
teacher at Primary Music School in Sereď
2008
cooperation with jazz guitarist Miloš Železňák on CD Ruthenian
2010
founder of Michal Balla Trio in which he plays his own repertoire
2011
bachelor's degree at Academy of Arts in Banská Bystrica, saxophone performance under prof. Alexander Stepanov; performance at the Bratislava Jazz Days Festival (Michal Balla Trio)

Awards

  • New Faces of Slovak Jazz
    2007


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