Artist Link: http://www.myspace.com/marekdorcik
Marek Dorcik grew up in Zilina, Slovakia and has been based in Manchester since 2006. Marek began playing drums at the age of 13 and one year later was enrolled at the Zilina Conservatory. Whilst studying, he very quickly established himself on the Slovakian jazz circuit and was able to play alongside many of the country’s top jazz artists. After graduation he moved to the UK where he is in constant demand, working regularly with musicians such as Don Weller, Joel Purnell, Mike Walker, Alan Barnes, Dean Masser, Iain Dixon, Andy Schofield, Enrico Tomasso, Zoltan Dekany, Tommaso Starace, Les Chisnal, Jamil Sheriff and Stuart McCallum.