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Adam Pieronczyk

One of the most outstanding and creative Polish jazz musicians, as well as

“one of the greatest innovators in Polish jazz”, according to Gazeta

Wyborcza.The distinguished German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung

went even further, calling him “a ray of light on the East-European jazz


Adam Pieronczyk performs in all parts of the world, and has won numerous

awards. In 2015 he was named, for the eleventh consecutive year, as Jazz

Forum magazine’s “Best Soprano Saxophonist”. In 2011 he was nominated

for Poland’s “Fryderyk” award (Polish Grammy) in five categories, winning

the two most important statuettes – “Jazz Musician of The Year” and “Jazz

Album of The Year”.

He served as Artistic Director for the Jazz aux Oudayas festival in Rabat,

Morocco in 2004-2005, and is currently Artistic Director of the Sopot Jazz

Festival in Poland (since 2011).

For the past six years, he has been associated with the esteemed record

label Jazzwerkstatt Berlin. He also composes music for theater productions.

Adam Pieronczyk has worked with musicians such as: Gary Thomas, Greg

Osby, Sam Rivers, Archie Shepp, Bobby McFerrin, Tomasz Stanko, Ted

Curson, Anthony Cox, Joey Calderazzo, and Leszek Mozdzer.