Netherlands, Slovenia, South Korea
Cem Karayalcin - guitar
JeongHwan Lee - double bass
Jakob Verlic - drums
The Cem Karayalcin Trio is a new band formed in 2019 by the guitarist. The members from 3 different countries met at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam where they are currently doing the Jazz Bachelor programme. Their repertoire consists mostly of standards. They play regularly in and around Amsterdam. The slovenian Jakob Verli? started playing music at the age of 10. He studied at the Maribor Conservatory both jazz drums and classical percussion, followed by jazz studies in Amsterdam. During this time he played many concerts with different groups and orchestras, and studied with many great drummers from Europe and USA. Jakob won the first prize in the TEMSIG (National Slovenian Competition) – Jazz.
Jeonghwan Lee from Seoul is one of the most prominent young jazz musician’s in both South Korea and the Netherlands.