Damjan Pejčinoski

Jazz fusion, Musical Artist

1984 –

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Who is Damjan Pejčinoski?

Damjan Pejčinoski, is a Macedonian guitarist who lives in Ohrid, Macedonia. Pejčinoski started playing guitar at the age of six but his real interest in guitar started when he was 14. He attended school in Ohrid, and played rock music influenced by Deep Purple, AC/DC, Whitesnake, Steve Vai, Joe Satriani, Frank Gambale, Greg Howe and many more in night clubs in Macedonia. In 2002, together with his band “Warning”, he took part in the “Rock Fest” festival for young talents where he won the “Best Guitarist” award handed to him personally by Vlatko Stefanovski, a virtuoso guitar player from Macedonia.

In 2003, Pejčinoski enrolled in the National Musical Academy “Pantcho Vladigherov”, Jazz Department in Sofia, Bulgaria where he was accepted with full scholarship.

In 2004 Pejčinoski formed the band "Jump Start" with Goran Gesovski on bass guitar, Borce Kostadinov on saxophone and Hristo Yotzov on drums. The group played concerts in Bulgaria and Macedonia performing jazz-fusion music.

In June 2007 Damjan graduated at the Music Academy in Sofia, Bulgaria. In November 2007 he graduated Milcho Leviev's Masterclass called "Jazz Improvisations". On 21 December 2008, Damjan was invited by the Tavitjan Brothers to perform the concert at the Universal Hall in Skopje, Macedonia, where he received a reward for a best instrumental concert in Macedonia. In May 2009 Pejčinoski was selected by the Guitar Idol jury to perform on the competition finals along with 11 other contestants from all over the world.

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Born
Oct 25, 1984
Ohrid
Nationality
  • Republic of Macedonia
Profession
Education
  • National Academy of Music

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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