Dušan "Duško" Gojković , stage name: Dusko Goykovich (born October 14, 1931 in Jajce , Kingdom of Yugoslavia ), is a Serbian jazz trumpeter and flugelhorn player , arranger and band leader. He set "standards of sensitive and at the same time pointed modern jazzy design with his melody-related, cantable and creatively subtle way of playing."
Live and act
Goykovich first got to know the trumpet in the folkloric environment of his home country and studied music and philosophy at the Belgrade Music Academy in the early 1950s . From 1951 to 1955 he was a member of the local radio dance orchestra. After a short time with the Frankfurt All Stars , he joined Max Greger in 1956 and Kurt Edelhagen in 1957 . After a first visit to the United States at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1958 with the International Youth Band of Marshall Brown , he worked in 1959 at Albert Mangelsdorff and the Jazz Ensemble of the hessian broadcast and played from 1960 back in the big bands of Edelhagen, Herb Pomeroy , Maynard Ferguson and Woody Herman , interrupted by studying at the Berklee School of Music in Boston (from 1961).
Goykovich returned to Germany in 1966 and founded his International Quintet in Cologne . In 1967 he was the head of the jazz combo in Gunther Schuller's Third Stream -opera The Visitation , which at the Hamburg Opera and the Met of New York was listed. He has been based in Munich since 1968 and works as a soloist a. a. in the Kenny Clarke / Francy Boland Big Band , with Heinz von Hermann , Peter Herbolzheimer , The George Gruntz Concert Jazz Band , Joe Haider and Nicolas Simion and as leader of his own groups (including Soul Connection ).
In 2004 he recorded his CD A Handful of Soul with an international All Star Big Band in Belgrade . His album Samba Tzigane was released in 2006. On the occasion of his 75th birthday, a concert was held in Belgrade. He also founded his Munich Big Band as a talent factory and meeting place for local musicians, from 1987 he was in charge of the Bavarian Youth Jazz Orchestra for seven years and taught at jazz schools in Munich and Bern.
Prizes and awards
Goykovich was honored with the Schwabing Art Prize in 1998. After his live CD The Brandenburg Concert with the Brandenburg Symphony Orchestra was released in 2013 , he received the Echo Jazz in May 2014 as a recognition of his life's work. In 2015, the Bavarian capital honored him with the Munich Music Prize for his "outstanding overall performance."
- Dusko Goykovich International Jazz Octet with Kenny Clarke (1961, with Francy Boland , Heinz Kretzschmar , Bubi Aderhold , Derek Humble , Karl Drewo , Jean Warland )
- Belgrade Blues (RTB (Produkcija gramofonskih plocha Radio-televizije Beograd) 1966, with Sal Nistico and Carl Fontana )
- Swinging Macedonia ( Enja 1966, with Nathan Davis , Eddie Busnello , Mal Waldron , Peter Trunk , Cees See )
- As Simple As It Is - Live at the Domicile Munich ( MPS 1970, with Ferdinand Povel , Larry Vuckovich , Isla Eckinger , Clarence Becton )
- Emergency : Emergency (1971, inter alia with Hanuš Berka )
- After Hours (Enja 1971, with Tete Montoliu , Rob Langereis , Joe Nay )
- Dusko Goykovich & Roland Kovac Wunderhorn (Selected Sound, 1977)
- Duško Goykovich & Branislav Kovačev Trumpets & Rhythm Unit (1979, with Pero Ugrin, Stjepko Gut, Ladislav Fidri, Bora Roković , Kresimir Rameta)
- Celebration (DIW, 1987) with Kenny Drew , Jimmy Woode , Al Levitt
- Balkan Blue (with Wolfgang Schlüter , Bora Roković, František Uhlíř , Bruno Castellucci and NDR-Philharmonie and Gianni Basso , Peter Michelich, Martin Gjakonovski , Kruno Levacicu) 1992/1994
- Dusko Goykovich Soul Connection (with Jimmy Heath , Tommy Flanagan , Eddie Gomez , Mickey Roker , 1993)
- Dusko Goykovich & Gianni Basso Quartet Live at Birdland (1995, with Peter Michelich, Alvin Queen , Luigi Trussardi )
- Munich Serenade (1997, with Peter Mihelich, Yasuhiko Satō and Masahiko Osaka )
- In My Dreams (2000, with Bob Degen , Isla Eckinger , Jarrod Cagwin )
- Samba Tzigane (2006, with Ferenc Snétberger , Márcio Tubino , Céline Rudolph , Martin Gjakonovski, Jarrod Cagwin)
- Summit Octet (2008)
- Tight But Loose (Organic Music 2011, with Scott Hamilton )
- The Brandenburg Concert (Enja 2013, with Peter King , Martin Gjakonovski, Renato Chicco, Vladimir Kostadinovic and the strings of the Brandenburg Symphony Orchestra )
- Latin Haze (Enja 2015, with the RTS Big Band)
- RE: BOP (Enja 2018, with Jesse Davis , Dado Moroni , Mads Vinding and Alvin Queen )
- Wolf Kampmann (Ed.), With the assistance of Ekkehard Jost : Reclams Jazzlexikon . Reclam, Stuttgart 2003, ISBN 3-15-010528-5 .
- Martin Kunzler : Jazz Lexicon. Volume 1: A – L (= rororo-Sachbuch. Vol. 16512). 2nd Edition. Rowohlt, Reinbek near Hamburg 2004, ISBN 3-499-16512-0 .
- Official website
- Works by Dusko Goykovich in the catalog of the German National Library
- Review of Five Horns & Rhythm
- Feature in Münchner Merkur (2015)
|ALTERNATIVE NAMES||Gojković, Dušan|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Yugoslav-German jazz trumpeter or flugelhorn player, arranger and band leader|
|DATE OF BIRTH||October 14, 1931|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Jajce|