Jurica Jelic

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Contemporary composer and fretless guitarist from Croatia, who represents his work in a form of instrumental, electroacoustic, electronic music and sound art. At age 20 he discovered a fretless guitar and wonderful world of non-twelve tone tuning systems by the help of microtonal guitar player and composer Neil Haverstick. Along with fretless guitar, Jurica started working on a computer and electronic music using Csound and many other sound applications. He started blending acoustic sounds with electronically made ones, woven together with field recordings from various spaces. Along with that, Jurica played fretless guitar and composed (music/lyrics) in the experimental pop band "The Alibor" for 3 years (2007 - 2010). Played live with Croatian band "Vjestice" made some film and theatre scores with Samuel (Srdjan) Sacher and produced/recorded albums for various bands and artists. Jurica wrote for, performed and collaborated with many artists like Boris Leiner, Srdjan Sacher, Janko Novoselic, Miljan Bakic, Dan Stearns, Marina Vesic, Tony Dubshot, Shaun Sandor (Promute), Momo Mano, Yonat Hafftka, Michael Hafftka, Joshua Pierce, Joel G. Taylor, Johnny Reinhard, Angelos Quetzalcoatl ... to name a few. At the moment Jurica works on a dozen of musical projects, microtonal electroacoustic music book and lives in Knin (Croatia)