ARTUR DUTKIEWICZ TRIO
ARTUR DUTKIEWICZ TRIO 19:00
ROTUNDA JAZZ CLUB
Date of Representation
24 October 19:00
Jam Session 23:00
Artur Dutkiewicz piano
Michal Baranski acoustic bass
Lukasz Zyta drums
One of Poland’s greatest jazz pianists, as well as composer, born in 1958 in Pińczów, Poland. He graduated from The Academy of Music in Katowice, Poland and received diploma with distinction. He was a finalist of the Thelonious Monk Competition in Washington, USA.
Thanks to his frequent concert tours all over the world Artur Dutkiewicz is known as the „Ambassador of Polish Jazz”. He has performed in over 100 countries, from USA, through Europe and Asia to Australia and New Zealand.
He is a leader of the ARTUR DUTKIEWICZ TRIO playing modern jazz. In 2010 he recorded in his trio album "Hendrix Piano” - the first ever jazz album which presents Hendrix's music on piano jazz trio. The next trio's albums „Prana” and „Traveller” - with Artur's compositions released in 2014 and 2017. He also plays SOLO RECITALS. His solo album "Mazurkas" (2012) are pianist's contemporary compositions inspired by Polish folk music and the music of Chopin, Szymanowski, Bartok.
Dutkiewicz has taken part in many renowned jazz and music festivals around the world such as: North Sea Jazz Festival - Hague, Jazz Jamboree - Warsaw, Festival Kleiner Bunchen - Bern, Jazz Ost West - Nuremberg, MIDEM - Cannes, Music Oggi - Milan, Festival D`Europe Centrale - Paris, Europe XXL- Vienna, Sziget Festival - Budapest, Jazz Plaza Festival - Havana, Tel Aviv Jazz Festival, Glasgow Jazz Festival, Duesseldorf Jazz Rally, World Culture Festival - Berlin, Notturni in Palestro Festival - Milan, BJ Ninegates Jazz Festival - Beijing, Kontu Festival - Helsinki, Euro Jazz Festival – Mexico City, Melbourne Int. Jazz Festival, Utsav Jazz Festival – New Delhi, Izmir European Jazz Festival.
In 2011 Arthur Dutkiewicz performed at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin during the World Culture Festival. Especially for this event he arranged and played a piece for 30 pianos with pianists from around the world. The concert, attended by thirty five thousand people, was an expression of respect for the diversity of cultures and the message of peace to the world.