Tomaž Zevnik is known for his versatility across many genres, from classical to ethno and jazz. He holds a Masters Degree in clarinet performance from Academy of Music in Ljubljana, where he studied with Slavko Goričar. As a soloist and a chamber musician, Tomaž is a top-prize winner in national and international competitions. He has been performing across many genres from age 15. Tomaž is a member in ethno ensemble Gugutke, contemporary music theater ensemble Synesthetic project in Vienna, and swing band Pickpocket Swingers, he is a regular guest with different slovenian and foreign artists and performs across Evrope.
He premiered Ana Zlobko’s “Jazz Concert for Clarinet and Orchestra” (2018) in Slovenian Philharmonics Hall, the first Slovenian concerto of this genre written for clarinet and wind orchestra.
He was a guest soloist with Big Band Grosuplje at International Nišville Jazz Festival where he performed Duke Ellington’s Far East Suite.
In 2022, he appeared as a guest soloist on Mak Murtić’s jazz-fusion album from Mimika Orchestra “Altur Mur” which has received international acclaim and praise.
He serves as a clarinet professor in Moste (Ljubljana).
His mentors include Igor Požar, Slavko Goričar, Aleš Kacjan, Alojz Zupan, Andrej Zupan, Tomaž Lorenz, Boris Karaev and Primož Fleischman.