Premik, a composer, producer and an accomplished multi-instrumentalist, performs on various flutes, soprano, alto and tenor saxophones, Akai EWI and Yamaha WX7 wind synthesizers, and lap steel guitar. He also currently leads Bangalore Breakdown a world/jazz quartet featuring keyboardist J. Eric Johnson, percussionist Todd Isler, and bassist Nathan Peck. In 2004, Premik had released his own album, Mission Transcendence, a soulful melding of East /West, jazz and world styles.
Premik has worked with Carlos Santana, Whitney Houston, Herbie Hancock, John McLaughlin, Ravi Shankar, Narada Michael Walden, Clarence Clemons, Ornette Coleman, Jackson Browne, Jean-Luc Ponty, Lonnie Liston-Smith, Sting, Billy Joel, and James Taylor, just to name a few. He is equally adept in pop, R&B, jazz, world and experimental genres.
Premik is listed in THE HISTORY OF TOP 40 SAXOPHONE SOLOS 1955-2005 -by John Laughter & Steve D. Marshall.
Hi everyone, it's been a great year with some really special gigs: Sting's Concert for the Rainforest @ Carnegie Hall, shows in New York, London, Dublin, Milan, Moscow, St. Petersburg and Vienna with the great Russian artist Boris Grebenshikov. Check out www.myspace.com/premik for the latest news!
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