Sanjin Banic "BANE" - guitarist, singer, songwriter
Born on 21.04.1979. in Pula, lives in Rovinj(Croatia).
From an early age listening to diverse music and absorbing diverse musical styles and directions thanks to the parents who are still musical "fanatics." At 14 years old he started playing drums, but after a year transferred to the piano and keyboards, and is devoted to that instrument about 3 years . The first guitar (classical) receives as a gift at age of 18 and then the world changes drastically.He falls in love with the guitar and to this day is her biggest fan, regardless of lack of notes and it he has not finished any music school, but everything from the start was the result of refined hearing and independent work and persistence.
For 3 years after getting into the guitar he st (...) Mehr anzeigenarts playing in various cover bands locally and abroad in Rovinj in Istria and performing at various festivals, guitar festivals and biker `s meetings etc.
The big turning point happend when with his first copyrighted „VE2“ band performed throughout all the country of Croatia and appeared on all TV and radio stations.Thanks to a tour with bands like „ATOMSKO SKLONIŠTE“ and „DIVLJE JAGODE“(ex Yugoslavia most famosus bands),his band gets their own space. It was even invited as a special guest on the former "ĐoserovMemorial" in Pula, played 2 times in TVORNICA(Zagreb),STEREO DVORANA(Rijeka) etc etc.
Somewhere in the year2006. Sanjin Banic turns to his solo work and moving into a professional music "water" and currently only deals with music and collaborates with the majority of the Croatian music scene and is engaged in the studio work and recording .... what for his copyright as per call for other artists in various other projects.
Since 2009 he expanded his sphere of action beyond Croatia and thanks to solo performances at clubs and shows as a guest connects with the wider music scene in Amsterdam and London.
For Last 5-6 years Sanjin Banic is a regular guest UmaGOblues festival and once also as a guest on KASTAV BLUES FESTIVAL, organized by Damir Halilovic "HAL".
Sanjin has been in the last buzzer „ŽUJA GUITAR STAR“ ... in the national competition for playing electric guitar and won a respectable 3rd place out of over 150 applicants unprofessional and professional guitarists.
A jury was made up of mostly well-known and respected guitarists on the former Yugoslavia, such as Branko Bogunovic "PIF", Zele Lipovača (Divlje Jagode), "Brada" (Psihomodo Pop), Vedran Božić (TIME).
Sanjin is in the middle of waiting for the recording of the album and video recording under the Croatia Records label.
It is important to emphasize that Sanjin played in Memphis (USA) at the "30th International Blues Challenge" as a representative of Croatia for the SOLO category held after the 5th Croatian Blues Challenge, where the official jury after his performance unanimously decided that it would be Sanjin Croatian representative on the roof worldwide event that brings together representatives from all over the world! The feedback was very positive and generated new valuable contacts and cooperation between USA / Canada - Croatia!
Also....Sanjin played in Paris(France) at the big EUROMUSIC CONTEST on June 30th,2014. He rapresented his country of Croatia in the big Finals at the famous DIVAN DU MONDE! Sanjin made it to the Finals through 40 countries in the whole Europe which is a big success for him but also for his country of Croatia cause he is the first one in history of Croatia who made it to the Finals in such a big competition for the whole Europe!
After 2 years Sanjin got the chance to perform again on the world famous INTERNATIONAL BLUES CHALLENGE in Memphis(USA)...January 2016., where he represented his country of Croatia...but this time with his band BEBLUE in the band category.
Sanjin established himself as a well known blues/rock guitarplayer and artist in Croatia(2 time Winner of Croatian Blues Challenge...1st in croatian history who has done that!) but even wider....in Europe and USA!
Sanjin eventually fell in love with both electric and acoustic guitar so that his style may not be incorporated into a unique musical direction or style.In short words given ...he loves and plays rock, blues, jazz, fusion, soul, funky, latin ... it is the combination of all these styles and directions ... as for the electric and the acoustic guitar.
TOTO, Steve Lukather, Joe Satriani, Pink Floyd, Andy Timmons, Greg Howe, Tommy Emmanuel, Marty Friedman, Eddie Van Halen and many others.
Sanjin still plays and makes music because that is what he know the best and loves it...it will be for many, many more years ahead . Weniger anzeigen
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