B i o g r a p h y
Milos Branisavljevic was born on 6th of April 1992. As a full scholar student he graduated from Berklee College of Music in Boston, at the department of drums and composition. Milos cooperated with influential musicians in different genres of music, one of them was jazz legend Phil Wilson. For his band he performed as a drummer, vibraphonist and arranger. As a student he won an award for the “Most Active Drummer” and participated in large international projects such as Zildjian Mega Drum Project and a concert with Dream Theater in Boston Opera House.
In September 2015. Milos moved to New York where he continued developing his music career. He played in various famous jazz and blues clubs and concert halls along the entire East Coast, including Nublu, BB King, Metropolitan Room and Symphony Hall. As an orchestrator and arranger he worked for the New York’s local musicians, and also conducted the church choir St. Sava. The same year Milos joined the orchestra of the United Nations, where he became head of the percussion section. He has recorded with various orchestras and bands such as Johnny Young (Stellar Dogs), Johnah Francesse Big Band, Lin Biviano Jazz Band, Silent Film Orchestra, Victor Mirallas, Greg Hopkins Concert Jazz Orchestra and Phil Wilson Rainbow Big Band.
On April 30th 2016. he participated in International Jazz Day in Washington with all the biggest international jazz names of today.
Milos is the founder of “Milos Branisavljevic Quartet” in which jazz vibraphone appears as a leading instrument for the first time in Serbia. For this band he arranges and composes music. He is also one of the co-founders of New York’s band called V3, with keyboard player and leader Vladan Mijatovic and bass player Akos Forgacs. Together they recorded an album called Folk Legacy at Peter Karl studio in New York. Along with members of the band the album also features a world-renowned clarinetist Ismail Lumanovski.
As a classical musician Milos performs with the Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra, Radio Symphony Orchestra of Serbia and with the Belgrade National Theater Opera. He was a professor of percussion in music school “Josip Slavenski” in Belgrade for the school year 2016/17. As a drummer and a percussionist he performs on “Off Broadway” Theater “Terazije” in Belgrade.