Professional music career of Jani Šalamon began in 1981, as percussionist. He cooperated with groups:Kompas, Veter, Obvezna smer, Boogie and the others. He also recorded LP "Koliko solz" for Božidar Wolfand Wolf.
- As professional percussionist he cooperated with Godba milice, Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra, Simfonic Orchestra RTV Slovenija and Slovenian Opera & Balet Orchestra in Ljubljana.
- He finished studies on Music Academia Ljubljana, Percussion department,
- He finished studies on Navy Marine School of Music, Norfolk, USA, Department for Ceremonial Conducting and aranging for small Jazz ansamble, big band and aranging march.
- He is emploiyed in Slovenian Army Force Orchestra as Art Director and conductor of Slovenian Army Force Big Band.