Croatian Composer Society Award 2019
Ratko received the award for authorship and artistic creation in jazz music from the Croatian Composer Society.
World Accordion Ambassador Award 2019
Simone Zanchini received the award of World Accordion Ambassador from the city of Castelfidaro - Accordion City.
"Don't Try This Anywhere" wins Orpheus Award 2016
The CD "Don't Try This Anywhere" has won the Orpheus Award for 2016 - the best Italian production 2015 for jazz music.
New CD releases
Don't Try This Anywhere
Out now - Simone Zanchini, Ratko Zjaca, Adam Nussbaum, John Patitucci and Stefano Bedetti, recorded in New York City.
Beyond The Lines (In + Out Records)
A new CD with original music from all members of the quartet is out now.
The Way We Talk (In + Out Records)
This CD is out now.
"On this outstanding album, Croatia's Ratko Zjaca and Italy's Simone Zanchini manifest a level of creative compatibility that can genuinely be described as phenomenal. And they receive impeccable support from Macedonia's Martin Gjakonovski and America's Adam Nussbaum."
— Mike Hennessey