Tomaž Grom

Posted on December 8, 2008



Contrabass player Tomaž Grom based in Ljubljana (Slovenia) has performed in a variety of musical roles. He is classified to the musical miles that draw their expression from acoustic and digitally processed sounds. Playing with the groups Tilt, CPG Impro, Grom & Murayama and also as soloist, he dedicates much time to exploring expanded techniques for playing the contrabass in combination with electronics; he quite deftly steers between free improvisation and predetermined structures. He has created music for numerous theatrical, dance, puppet performances and made appearances at several festivals throughout Europe and Canada.

He is also an artistic director of Sploh Institute for art production and publishing based in Ljubljana which engages in music and performing arts production, publishing and education.

As an improviser he cooperated with: Dough Hammond, Sonny Simmons, Evan Tate, Tao G. Vrhovec Sambolec, Will Guthrie, Tao G. Vrhovec Sambolec, The Same Girl (Gilles Aubry, Nicolas Field), Sebi Tramontana, Zlatko Kaučič, Sabine Vogel, Jean Phillipe Gross, Marjan Stanić, Ignaz Schick, Michele Spanghero, Ugo Boscain, Diego Chamy, Klaus Filip, Pascal Battus, Marko Karlovčec, Irena Tomažin, Samo Kutin, Vid Drašler, Neža Naglič, Andrej Fon, Jean-Luc Guionnet, Seijiro Murayama, Seymour Wright, Christine Sehnaoui, Jonas Kocher, Michel Doneda, Richard Kamerman, …

His performances Bruto in Ništrc are included in Artservis collection (projekt SCCA-Ljubljana).

Discography:

Tomaž Grom, Jonas Kocher, Michel Doneda, Tao G. Vrhovec Sambolec: Udarnik (Zavod Sploh/ L’Innomable, 2011)

Various Artists: Pri besedi z glasom in  zvokom  (LUD Literatura, 2011) w CPG Impro

Tomaž Grom & Seijiro Murayama: Nepretrganost (Zavod Sploh/ L’Innomable, 2010)

Alzheimer Trio & Mikrokolekyw: Live At Stanica (Mikrokolektyw, 2010)

Various Artists: Avantgarda 008_009 (Kibla, 2009)

Tomaž Grom & Tao G. Vrhovec Sambolec: Tilt (Zavod Sploh/ L’Innomable, 2007)

Tomaž Grom: La Passion de Jeanna d’Arc  (SyHaPa, 1996)

duo Tilt: Dvojnik/ The Double   (self released, 1996)

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