Zlatko „Jimmy“ Kresic is a composer that composes music for movies, artist, commercials, games and live shows. He currently lives and works in Augsburg (Germany).
Zlatko was born in Tuzla (Bosnia). As a child he was accepted into music school where he studied piano, music theory and choir daily. Zlatko spent his 20's playing live on stage with various bands. In the ’90 he eventually turned his attention back over to composing full time for Television & Radio commercials and producing music for Bands. Another choice that would change his future direction. Wanting a larger format for his music ideas, scoring Films and Television series were next up in Zlatko's ambitions. A notion that would lead him to make the most dramatic and impactful choice of his life and career in 1992 by moving to Regensburg (Germany).
As Zlatko's own musical career developed, so did the opportunity’s to directly collaborate with some of the industry's top names such as Richard Nichols (DEFJAM Recordings) who managed and produced The Roots for two decades, Midge Ure (Ultravox), MSG Music Support Group, Vilko Zanki (Kangaroo Digital Audio), Steve Lukather (ToTo), Bavaria Film and many more. His piano arrangements and playing can also be heard on the last „The Roots“ album and many other records of world famous acts.
For the last 8 Years Zlatko has been and still is the Musical Director for German Car Company AUDI, he composes music and sound design for Audi Commercial’s and Product Shows. He also organizes Live Music Events for Audi with his band BANDit3+.
Zlatko is also a Composer/Arranger and Piano player in Europa’s famous Music crossover project Rock Meets Classic. This musical crossover project offers you, in its three-hour live program, a symbiosis of world–famous rock hits and soulful classics – performed live by legendary rock singers and supported by a world-class orchestra and a amazing rock band!