PAWEŁ TOMASZEWSKI

About the artist

Pianist, composer, arranger, and producer. Lecturer in Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, the same Academy where he received degree in Piano Performance in 2007, and degree in Composition and Arrangements in
2006. In 2013, Pawel obtained his Ph.D. with specialization in Piano Playing.

Pawel has played with various Polish and international jazz stars on stages around the world. He has extended experience in performing solo concerts as well as concerts with symphony orchestras.

In his career, Pawel has worked with wide array of artists of various music genres. He has performed alongside such stars as: Maria Schneider, Steve Vai, Nigel Kennedy, Rick Margitza, Eric Marienthal, Dean Brown, Xantone
Blacq, Larry Coryell, Troy Miller, Steve McCraven, Karen Edwards, Judy Bady, Troy Anderson, Steve Logan, Michał Urbaniak, Krzesimir Dębski, Zbigniew Namysłowski, Jarosław Śmietana, Urszula Dudziak, Anna Serafińska, Mika Urbaniak, Piotr Wojtasik, Grzegorz Nagórski, Sławomir Jaskułke, Mieczysław Szcześniak, Marita Alban Juárez, Halina Młynkowa, Ewa Uryga, Adam Bałdych and many others.

His work appears on over 20 CDs. He is a big band and symphony orchestra composer for Polish Jazz Symphony and Symphony of the Galaxies (jazz quintet and string orchestra).

In 2009, Pawel’s album “Dedication” with Grzegorz Nagórski Quartet won the prestigious Fryderyk Award in the category “Jazz Debut of the Year”.