Mak Marko Murtic

OneBeat Balkans Fellow

Composer, Saxophone Player

Zagreb, Croatia

Mak Murtic is a Croatian saxophonist and composer, best known for leading Mimika Orchestra, a large ensemble performing progressive folk-inspired jazz. He has worked with various ensembles, theatre companies, bands and orchestras (Septet Ad Libitum, Grand Union Orchestra, Croatian Radio Television Jazz Orchestra, Porto Morto, Clapham Community Choir and others). Mak is also the bandleader for Truth ≠ Tribe and plays saxophone and flutes in the bands Antenat, Ziva Voda and Demoler, Demoler. Currently, Mak is busy composing music for the Zagreb Biennale and the short film Sofia, and arrangements for Darko Rundek’s concert with the Croatian Radio Television Big Band and Mimika Orchestra.