Personality profile

Photo: Stanislav Počaji Author: Pavel Kastl

Stanislav Počaji

20 Oct 1964 Želiezovce

www.myspace.com/aftertee

jazz, rock
composition, arranging, guitar, bass guitar

Bio

Bio

1974
member of mandolin orchestra BJB Tekovské Lužany
1980 – 1984
Secondary Transport School in Trnava
1986
Public Conservatory in Bratislava (guitar)
1988
member of gospel group Kontakt (Contact)
1989 – 1995
member of the group Bossa Noha – oriented in its beginning to jazz and blues standards, later fusion music and authors compositions of Stano Počaji, Peter Preložník and Ľubor Priehradník
1989 – 1990
private study of guitar playing (Matúš Jakabčic)
1991
participation at workshop East-West Music Seminar Jazz-Rock-Latin in Brandbjerg (DK)
1991, 1992
participation at Slovak Jazz Festival in Žilina (with Bossa Noha)
1991 – 1993
cooperation with Jozef Barina and his group Meditationg Blues Band
1992
performing at International Jazz Festival in Přerov (CZ, with Bossa Noha); participation at jazz workshop in Frýdland (CZ); private studies with guitarist Andrej Šeban
since 1993
guitar lecturer in music school YMCA
since 1995
cooperation at Summer Jazz Workshops in Bratislava
since 1997
guitar lecturer in music school YAMAHA
1994
performing at Bratislava Jazz Days (Bossa Noha with guest singer Silvia Josifoska); founding of Acoustic Session group (Silvia Josifoska – v, Stano Počaji – gui, Juraj Kalász – cb) with blues and swing orientation
1995
foundation of the group Acoustic O. J. Band (Martin Ďurdina – tr, Peter Kotry – sx, Peter Preložník – pf, František Horváth – bgui, Juraj Gergely – dr, Stano Počaji – gui)
1996 – 2000
member of the group P & P Quartet (later Zuzana Suchánková & PP Quartet; Stano Počaji – gui, Peter Preložník – keyb, Peter Oberländer – bgui, Csaba Csendes – dr, Zuzana Suchánková – v)
1997
member of Karol Ondreička & Stano Počaji Band (Anton Jaro, Peter Oberländer, Jozef Brisuda – cb/bgui, Juraj Gergely – dr)
1998
member of the group Jazz Standard Of Anton Jaro (Anton Jaro – bgui, Stano Počaji – gui, Peter Preložník – keyb, Csaba Csendes – dr, Juraj Gergely – dr, Jaro Gregorovič – xlf, bat)
2000
group Aftertee (Stano Počaji – gui, Braňo Valanský – bgui, Peter Preložník – keyb, Miro Hank – dr)
2001 – 2002
member of the group Exfónia

Discography

  • Photo: Aftertee: Journey Home AFTERTEE: JOURNEY HOME
    2008 CD – Music Fund
    1. Stanislav Počaji, Eugen Vizváry, Michal Šimko, Oldo Petráš, Sisa Michalidesová, Juraj Burian, Erich „Boboš“ Procházka, Dana Homolová, Viliam Vitéz, Stanislav Počaji (gui)
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    2003 CD – B & M Music
    1. Stanislav Počaji (gui)
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    2003 CD – BMG
    1. Stanislav Počaji (gui)
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    2001 CD – BMG
    1. Stanislav Počaji (gui)
  • Photo: Dura & Blues Club: Still & Sand DURA & BLUES CLUB: STILL & SAND
    1998 CD – Monti Records
    1. Erich „Boboš“ Procházka, Juraj Turtev, Dušan Strapec, Igor „Ajdži“ Sabo, Martin Ďurdina, Silvia Josifoska, Stanislav Počaji, Loránd „Lori“ Malinák, Juraj Turtev (v)
  • 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)


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