After completing the Masters degree at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, Department of jazz under the supervision of Prof. Ed Neumeister, he joined the Big Band RTV Slovenia, where he works as a soloist, conductor, composer and arranger. In 1999 he participated in the project "Swinging Europe" with selected musicians on a one-month tour through Europe. In May 2004, he performed with the EBU Big Band in Switzerland. He participated as arranger in the Cuban music project, which was recorded in Cuba. The released CD was nominated for a Latin Grammy in 2013. In 2010 he received the Award for important works in art from the Academy of music, University of Ljubljana. From 2015 he is a guest professor at the Faculty of Music in Belgrade.