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. A member of a Tomasz Stańko’s project - New Balladyna Quartet.
The initiator of the project Lutosławski Collective. Garbowski is foremost jazz and classical bassist, composer, and the forerunner of the idea of international collaboration of artists from different musical cultures under the banner of IMP (International Musical Project). Participant of European art initiatives such as the Jazz Plays Europe or Take Five Europe.
Maciej Garbowski is a winner of numerous awards, such as: I Prize on the Jazz Blizzard Festival 2003 and 2007, II Prize and the Audience Prize on XXVII Internacionale Festival de Jazz w Getxo (Spain) in 2003, Key to the Carreer Award on Pomerania Jazz Festival 2003, Jazz Album of the Year - Rzeczpospolita & Jazz Radio (RGG -Unfinished Story), „Melomani 2008” Award for the best jazz album (RGG - Unfinished Story).
His solo debut album „Elements” was nominated to the most important Polish musical award Fryderyki 2013. Garbowski has reached the number of 25 released CD albums yet.
Cooperation: RGG, Maciej Obara Trio, Aukso Chamber Orchestra, Esus, Tomasz Stańko, Terje Rypdal, Thomas Gustafsson, Jon Fält, Antoine Roney, Jan „Ptaszyn” Wróblewski, Anders Jormin.
PRZEMYSŁAW STRĄCZEK GROUP - LIGHT & SHADOW
FORMATION-IN - THE COLORS AND THE SHAPES
AUKSO - KILAR & MOŚ
AUKSO & LESZEK MOŻDŻER
ANNA GADT - STILL I RISE
DANIEL POPIAŁKIEWICZ TRIO - THE HOPE FOR TOMORROW
DANIEL POPIAŁKIEWICZ QUARTET - "SOLSTICE"
MACIEJ OBARA TRIO - MESSAGE FROM OHAYO
MACIEJ OBARA TRIO - I CAN DO IT
MACIEJ OBARA QUARTET - EQUILIBRIUM
RGG - SCANDINAVIA
RGG - STRAIGHT STORY
RGG - UNFINISHED STORY
RGG - TRUE STORY
RGG - ONE
JAZZ PLAYS EUROPE
PIOTR DAMASIEWICZ – HADRONS
RGG - SZYMANOWSKI
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