Jaka Strajnar (1978) studied percussion at the Academy of Music in Ljubljana (Slovenia) and jazz drums at the Carinthian State Conservatorium in Klagenfurt (Austria).
He has participated in many workshops held by European and world-renowned percussionists. He works as a percussion teacher in Škofja Loka Music School (Slovenia) and leads percussion group Otroci ritmov 2nd generation (performing exclusively with cajons) and his big band Jazz je kul bend.
Jaka Strajnar holds cajon workshops to suit all abilities and for a wide range of groups, from children and students through to adults. He also offers workshops with a focus on teambuilding.
In 2013 he published his first slovenian Cajon book and in 2014 his collection of copmositions for cajon, The Cajon World.
Jaka also performs in numerous bands, where he successfully presents percussion and jazz music.
Drummer, Percussionist, Arranger
Thanks to Matthias Philipzen and his great workshops in Slovenia I am now in love with the best cajons in the world! :)
Cajon la Perù Cosmic
Rock, Pop, Jazz and Latin
Otroci ritmov (Children of the Rhythm)
Jazz je kul bend