Otto Hejnic dipl. um.


Otto is a gradute of the Prague Conservatory. In 1997 he got a scholarship at the famous Berklee College of Music in Boston. Between 2000 and 2005 he lived and played in the U.S.A. (New York City, New Orleans), where he performed with other very renowned players, such as Joe Rybczyk jr. or Jason Fraticelli. There are more than 30 recordings in his discography as a sideman of various prestigious jazz bands. For his specific style and originality he is regarded as a sought-after drummer that belongs to the European Jazz elite. Otto has worked at ISMFA since 1999.