The KF Quarantine Jazz || Piotr Schmidt - Trumpet
Friday, October 8, 2021, at 11:00am
Piotr Schmidt - Trumpet
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Trumpeter - Piotr Schmidt
Born in 1985, Piotr Schmidt is a jazz trumpeter, music producer and publisher, band leader, and lecturer at the Jazz Department of the University of Applied Sciences in Nysa and the Katowice Academy of Music, where in 2016 he obtained a doctoral degree in Music. Piotr is the recipient of the Award of the President of Gliwice for achievements in the field of artistic creation, dissemination and protection of culture (2012) and the Award of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage (2013). In 2006 he won a scholarship to University of Louisville, Kentucky and early in his career (2006-2010) he won many individual awards and Grand Prix'es at various prestigious international jazz competitions.
To date, Piotr has produced and published thirteen albums. For the past eight years Piotr has ranked among the best four jazz trumpeters in the annual Jazz Top poll of the Jazz Forum magazine.
Among Piotr's many collaborators are: Walter Smith III, Alex Hutchings, Matthew Stevens, David Dorużka, Kęstutis Vaiginis, Jan Ptaszyn Wróblewski, Zbigniew Namysłowski, Henryk Miśkiewicz, Maciej Sikała, Adam Wendt, Grzech Piotrowski, Wojciech Karolak, Wojciech Myrczek, Apostolis Anthimos, Marek Napiórkowski, Dominik Wania, Paweł Kaczmarczyk, Paweł Tomaszewski and many others. Piotr has also worked with such acclaimed artists as Krystyna Prońko, Ewa Bem, Kuba Badach, Ten Typ Mes (Piotr Szmidt) and Miuosh.
Piotr Schmidt is the founder of SJ Records through which, since 2011, he has published 57 albums well regarded by music fans and professionals. His most recent albums are: Saxesful (2018), Tribute to Tomasz Stanko (2018), Dark Forecast (2020) and Saxesful Vol. II (2021)
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