International Jazz Days for Singing Musicians

Voicingers 2013

Rythm section

Sabin Todorov - piano

Sabin Todorov was born in 1966 in the town of Burgas, Bulgaria. In 1991, he graduated from the Conservatory in Sofia at the Department of Theory of Classical Music. In 2004, he graduated from the Royal Conservatory in Brussels with Grand Distinction, in the special subject of Jazz Piano. Sabin Todorov is a composer, jazz piano player, aranger and teacher. From 2004 he teaches jazz piano in different music academies in Brussels. In 2002, Todorov formed jazz trio with the bass player Sal La Rocca and the drummer Lionel Beuvens. The trio recorded 2 CD's: ? Inside Story ? 1 and 2. Sabin Todorov is also a solo piano jazz performer.

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Michał Tokaj - piano

Michal Tokaj was born in 1974 in Warsaw, where he currently continues to live. Graduate of the Karol Szymanowski School of Music in Warsaw, as well as the Jazz and Popular Music Department of the Katowice Academy of Music. He is the winner of numerous awards, including Most Promising Young Group at the Europe Jazz Contest in Hoelaart, Belgium. He performed all over the world and recorded with many of Poland's top jazz musicians, as well as internationally renowned stars like Eddie Henderson, Victor Lewis and Bennie Maupin. To date, he has recorded one album of his own. The album won a Fryderyk Award in the Jazz Album of the Year category, and brought him a nomination for Jazz Musician of the Year. "One of the pillars of the younger side of jazz piano playing in Poland".

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Michal Jaros ? bass

Michał Jaros was born in 1976 in Chełmno, Poland; currently resides in Warsaw. Graduate of Warsaw's Fryderyk Chopin Music School Jazz Studies Program and the Jazz and Popular Music Department of the Katowice Academy of Music. Competitions in which he has participated and won awards include Grand Prix at the Jazz on the Oder ?96 Festival, Jazz Juniors Krakow ?02 and the 'Swinging Raven' Award at Hot Jazz Spring ?03. He has performed with many of Poland's premiere jazz musicians: Janusz Muniak, Tomasz Szukalski and Adam Pieronczyk, among others. The bass he currently plays is the same instrument that was used in the original soundtrack recording of Roman Polanski's legendary film "Knife in the Water".

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Marc Demuth ? bass

Marc Demuth born in Luxembourg in 1978, is a strong and active presence of the new generation of Jazz musicians in Europe and holds diplomas in electric bass and Jazz double bass of the ?Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles?, as well as a bachelor and a master?s degree of the ?Koninklijk Conservatorium of The Hague?, Holland. He shared the stage with musicians like Michael Brecker, Kenny Werner, Slide Hampton, Erwin Van, Hein van de Geyn, Florian Weber, Jef Neve, John Ruocco, Guy Cabay, Jacques Pirroton, Phil Abraham and Felix Simtaine, amongst others.

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Sebastian Frankiewicz ? drums

Sebastian Frankiewicz was born in 1979 in Bydgoszcz, Poland; long-time resident of Warsaw. Graduated with honors from the Jazz and Popular Music Department of the Katowice Academy of Music. Winner of awards at the Jazz Juniors Competition and Jazz on the Oder Festival... He has performed all over the world with Polish jazz legends like Michał Urbaniak and Urszula Dudziak. He participates regularly in a wide range of projects that are as stylistically diverse as his own interests and abilities. Loves his family triangle as well as Ikea.

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Michał Miśkiewicz - drums

Michał Miśkiewicz was born in 1977 in Warsaw. He began his adventure with music when he was 13, by taking drumming lessons. He has performed with a almost all Polish jazz elite, recording over 20 CDs in a company of Tomasz Szukalski, Henryk Miśkiewicz, Leszek Możdżer, Wojciech Karolak, Robert i Wojtek Majewski, Janusz Muniak, Michał Urbaniak. Since 1994 he cooperates closely with Tomasz Stańko as a member of Simple Acoustic Trio. The band has recorded four CDs and performs at Stańko?s side as his regular quartet. Recently Miśkiewicz increasingly cooperates with musicians associated with ECM label.