Jan Plestenjak

Jan Plestenjak
Jan Plestenjak

One of the most sought-after, popular and prolific Slovenian musicians. Always ready to help with charity concerts for various occasions. An unsurpassed perfectionist with a clear vision, which he has been following for the twenty-first year of his musical creation.

He started playing the guitar at an early age. He attended lower music school in Škofja Loka and later studied guitar at the Secondary School of Music and Ballet in Ljubljana. During high school, he performed in the Interaction jazz group and worked with Quatebriga and the RTV Slovenia Big Band. At the age of 18, he was accepted to Boston's Berklee College of Music, where he studied for a year. He continued his studies at the Celje Conservatory. Jan currently lives in Strunjan, Primorska region.

His biography, Laughter and Tears, written by journalist Jaka Lucu, was published in 2005.

In 2009, his new album "Klasika" was released, where he arranged his old hits and new songs with symphonic instruments. In 2011, he won the Victor Prize for the most popular music artist.

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