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  • Agata Auguścik, photo by Magda Marczewska / press release

    Jazz vocalist and composer. Since 1994 she has lived in Chicago where she has worked with many excellent musicians. Read more about: Grażyna Auguścik

  • Piotr Baron, photo: Zdzisław Zaremba

    A saxophonist, composer and pedagogue. Baron also works as a critic and publicist for Jazz Forum Magazine and Diapazon.pl. and he has his own weekly radio program on Radio Wrocław. Read more about: Piotr Baron

  • Adam Bałdych, photo: Bartosz Maz

    Violinist and jazz musician. At the age of 13, Adam decided to develop his own musical style and began to devote his time to jazz music. Read more about: Adam Bałdych

  • Jazz drummer, since 1993 he has been a member of the Andrzej Jagodziński Trio. Read more about: Czesław Bartkowski

  • Monika Borzym, photo: Zosia Zija i Jacek Pióro

    Monika Borzym could be a representative of the youngest generation of Polish jazz vocalists. A list of her collaborations is impressive, considering the fact Borzym is only 24 at the moment: John Scofield, Steve Cardenas, Larry Campbell, Tony Scherr, Kenny Wollesen, Seamus Blake... And this is just the top part of this list. Read more about: Monika Borzym

  • Cyprian Baszyński, photo: Łukasz Kieroński

    One of the most promising young trumpet player in Poland. Cyprian Baszyński moved to Poland at the age of 8. After beginning his studies on classical trumpet, Baszynski switched to jazz after completing his first year at the Music Acadamy in Gdansk and is a current student in the Department of Jazz and Contemporary Music at the Academy of Music in Krakow. Read more about: Cyprian Baszyński

  • Marek Bałata (Bah-wah-tah) is probably the premier male vocalist in all of Eastern Europe in the realm of improvised music. His wide ranging creativity has also engaged him deeply in visual arts (graphic design) and theatre. Read more about: Marek Bałata

  • Bassist, educator, composer, producer, publicist; genre: mainstream jazz, theatre music, cinema music, light music. Mariusz Bogdanowicz graduated from the Faculty of Jazz and Light Music at Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice. Read more about: Mariusz Bogdanowicz

  • Piotr Biskupski, photo: Jan Bebel

    Piotr Biskupski was a very skilled teenager. He graduated from the Igancy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music. For several years Biskupski played in The Wiesław Pieregórka Big-Band. He has collaborated with many groups led by, respectively, Zbigniew Namysłowski, Tomasz Szukalski and Janusz Strobel. Biskupski also works as a sideman, e.g. with Grażyna Auguścik. Read more about: Piotr Biskupski

  • Dominik Bukowski, photo: Adam Dereszkiewicz

    A jazz vibraphonist, composer, born in 1977. In 1996 he graduated from a music college in Elblag and started his studies at the Academy of Music in Gdańsk (instrumental faculty). Read more about: Dominik Bukowski

  • An instrumental band that goes beyond the boundaries of jazz, ethnic music, jungle or progressive rock. It was set up in 1999 by drummer Artur Dominik. Read more about: Chromosomos

  • Band created by Raphael Rogiński, one of the most important musicians of the new Jewish music scene. It continues the tradition of Eastern European Jewish music in all its richness and genres. Read more about: Cukunft

  • Piotr Damasiewicz, photo: A. Olechnowski

    A composer, trumpeter, multiinstrumentalist. He reaches to the language of jazz, moving towards free jazz ideas, through European classical music, all the way to the achievements of modern music, including European improvised music, sound art, electro acoustic improvisation and experimental music. Read more about: Piotr Damasiewicz

  • Tomasz Dąbrowski, photo: Mathilde Haase

    Tomasz Dąbrowski is an award-winning trumpeter and composer. He plays trumpet and a vintage instrument called balkan horn. His strong, instantly-recognizable sound and expressive playing are inspired by free jazz, Eastern European folk and avant-garde music. He is considered one of the most original Polish trumpet players and composers on today’s European jazz scene. Read more about: Tomasz Dąbrowski

  • Krzysztof Dys, photo: Radosław Berenta

    The main inspiration for Krzysztof Dys is the work of Russian composers Alexander Nikolayevich Scriabin, Sergei Sergeyevich Prokofiev, American artists like Bill Evans and Miles Davis, and last but not least, a great Polish composer, Grażyna Bacewicz. Read more about: Krzysztof Dys

  • ELMA, photo: Adrianna Kalisz

    ELMA comes from a family of medical doctors and scientists. She started her classical music education in primary school, finally changing the direction to jazz, and graduating from the Krakow School of Jazz and Contemporary Music in the vocal class under Marek Bałata. Read more about: Elma

  • Maciej Fortuna, photo: Julia Ruminiecka

    A trumpeter, jazz composer and music producer, born in Leszno in 1982. He started playing trumpet at the age of twelve, inspired by his parents. In 2008, he obtained the M.A. in Law at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznań. He also stuied trumpet at the Academy of Music in Wrocław, and in 2012 he got the Ph.D. in Musical Arts at the Academy of Music in Poznań. Read more about: Maciej Fortuna

  • Maciej Grzywacz, photo: Tomirri

    Guitarist, composer and producer. Co-leader of the band (0-58). Read more about: Maciej Grzywacz

  • Krzysztof Gradziuk, photo: Gosia Frączek

    A jazz drummer and teacher. A graduate of the Institute of Jazz at the Academy of Music in Katowice. Since 2001 he has been a member of the RGG piano trio, one of the major jazz ensembles in the country. Read more about: Krzysztof Gradziuk

  • “Karo Glazer is one of the most talented young vocal jazz artists I’ve heard for years now.” – that is how Lars Danielsson evaluates her work. Read more about: Karo Glazer

  • Anna Gadt, photo: Gosia Frączek

    In her music, Slavic origins interlace with European inspirations. Improvised music is what fascitates her most. She seeks forms of expression through the word, the sound and most of all, through the silence. Read more about: Anna Gadt

  • Graduated from the Jazz Institute (2004) and the Classical Faculty (2005) on the Academy of Music in Katowice In 2002-2005 a member of the Aukso Chamber Orchestra conducted by Marek Moś. Co-former of the piano trio RGG very well stated in Poland and Europe. Since 2007 teacher in a Jazz Institute on the Academy of Music in Katowice. Read more about: Maciej Garbowski

  • Bogdan Hołownia, 2011, fot. Jan Bebel/Forum

    He is a pianist and economist. His first important experiences in performing jazz music are connected with Jan "Ptaszyn" Wróblewski Saxophone Quartet. Read more about: Bogdan Hołownia

  • Krzysztof Herdzin, photo: Krzysztof Machowina

    Pianist, composer, arranger, conductor and producer; his talent has been recognized by the most eminent figures in Polish jazz. Read more about: Krzysztof Herdzin

  • A guitarist specializing in fretless guitar and baritone; a self-taught musician, he was fascinated by experimenting with the resonant possibilities of his guitar and with micro-tonality. Read more about: Andrzej Izdebski

  • Pianist, composer, and producer. Since the 1970s he has devoted himself exclusively to jazz music and the piano. Read more about: Andrzej Jagodziński

  • Anna Maria Jopek, photo: Marcin Kydryński

    A vocalist, pianist, keyboards player, composer, author of song lyrics and producer. In 2002 she recorded CD Upojenie with the world famous American guitarist Pat Metheny. Read more about: Anna Maria Jopek

  • Sławomir Jaskułke, photo: Tatiana Jachyra

    A pianist, keyboards player and composer. Prize-winner of the 5th Jazz Standard Competition in Siedlce and came in first at the 6th Polish Young Jazz and Blues Bands in Gdynia. Read more about: Sławomir Jaskułke

  • Sławek Janicki, photo: Richard Johnson

    Bassist; producer, film-maker; producer, owner of the club, Mózg, in Bydgoszcz, Poland. Born 16 May 1967 Lives and works in Poland and in Australia. Read more about: Sławek Janicki

  • Jazzpospolita, photo: Maciej Głowiński

    In Jazzpospolita’s music there is a clash between rock and jazz, power and lyricism. The band's melodic, clear songs were complemented by their energy at concerts even at the start of their career. Improvisation and, with time, more and more melancholy, burst into the orderly structures of their music. Read more about: Jazzpospolita