Marko Crncec was born on May, 15th 1986 in Maribor, Slovenia. His musical path began by studying classical music, on accordion at the age of 6 and piano at the age of 10. In that time he has received several awards at national and international competitions. After finishing his studies in classical music in 2005, he continued his studies at University of Music and Dramatic Arts in Graz in jazz piano, where he graduated in 2009 in the class of prof. Olaf Polziehn. He is now working as a multiinstrumentalist, composer, arranger and producer in a various musical settings and genres, mostly in jazz and popular music. 

Right now, he is based between Slovenia and New York City. He already released 3 CD's as a leader. The last one "Devotion" features one of the finest jazz musicians on the globe: Mark Shim on tenor saxophone and Yamaha electronic midi controller, Christopher Tordini on acoustic and electric bass and Justin Brown on drums. Through these years, he performed or recorded with different musicians, such as: Bob Mintzer, Don Menza, Michael Phillip Mossman, Ron McClure, Luis Bonilla, Gary Chaffee, Damion Reid, Mark Shim, Chris Tordini, Justin Brown, Marco Minnemann and others.