Daniel Čačija Quintet


Daniel Čačija - vocals
Pol Omedes - trumpet
Mátyás Bartha - piano
Mátyás Hofecker - bass
Oleg Markov - drums

Even before the release of his first recordings, the trend-setting US magazine "DownBeat" chose Daniel Čačija as the best young singer of 2013. Then in 2014, he received the "Croatian Grammy" (Porin Music Award) in the "Jazz Album of the Year".

Daniel Čačija was born in Croatia. At the beginning of the 90s, his family fled after several months of war and immigrated to Germany. At just six years of age, he started professional music lessons in Frankfurt, and later received his degree as a classical pianist from the conservatoire.

His voice accompanied him everywhere, even to his piano lessons. Collaborating with Artists such as Kurt Elling, Sheila Jordan, Dena DeRose, Michael Abene, Rob Bargad, Morten Toftgard Ramsbol and Jim Rotondi to name but a few, has put Daniel Čačija into the path of performing at Jazz Clubs and Festivals all around Europe. He as well was the vocal soloist of the German National Jazz Orchestra (BuJazzO). Vocalists like Nat King Cole, Sarah Vaughan, Mark Murphy, Kurt Elling, Frank Rosolino and Gregory Porter are his secret heroes.