Gasper Bertoncelj is an internationally acclaimed drummer. He graduated from Bruckner Conservatory (Jazz and Pop Department) in Linz, Austria and received his Masters degree (Jazz Performance) from The City College of New York. For 8 years in New York Gasper, beside studying with Victor Lewis, Billy Drummond, John Patitucci, Andy Watson, expanded his musical knowledge and gained experiences in jazz and other genres by playing in many of New York City venues. He released 3 albums as a leader – two of them are released by a New York label Arabesque Records and they feature Vincent Herring, Jeremy Pelt, Boris Kozlov, Lew Tabackin, Peter Mihelich and his New York Ensemble “The Swingers Of Jazz”.
Israel is his new home where he performs and from where he tours Europe, USA and Russia.
Gasper is in the process of writing a complete instructional book for playing with brushes.