Biography / Info
Zdenko Ivanusic, saxophone player and composer, a dynamic member of the Croatian music scene since 1990. Experience in classical music, jazz, fusion and funk allow him a unique approach in most musical settings, from a symphonic orchestra, chamber ensembles to a big band, a saxophone quartet or a small band.
As the leader of the Donna Lee Saxophone Quartet, Funk Elastic, Zdenko Ivanušić Quartet, he is focused on promoting his own compositions and original arrangements of jazz standards. In composing and playing, polyrhythmic and polytonality is frequently employed, as well as emotional intensity and improvisational clarity.
He released four albums at Zivaldo Records, “Four Odd” and “Mellow” (Donna Lee Saxophone Quartet) and “Lost in HTML” and “Free Fall“