Workshops / Instructors

Anna Gadt

A singing musician searching for ways to express herself through sounds. words and silence. she rhas eleased so far three album signe with her name. Between Octobers and Junes she is a pedagogue at Jazz Institute of Academy of Music in Katowice. She is currentrly working on two new albums. What she finds the most improtand about performing are: courage, freedom of expression, spontaneity and the joy of a collective music making. She loves strawberries, people that don't impose themselves and art that is true.

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Grzegorz Karnas

Singer born in Upper Silesia, Poland, to a family devoid of musical traditions.Karnas has worked with Poland's jazz legends as well as top-line artists of Europe?s jazz scene. Awarded Grand Prix of jazz vocal competitions in Żamość, Bruxelles and Crest. His being noticed by juries, journalists  and audiences gave way to his band's touring in Europe, Africa, and Asia. Since 2008 Karnas has been the spiritus movens of Intercultural Gathering for Creativity, Expression and Music ?Voicingers?. His live performances from Budapest became succesful releases under a Hungarian label BMC Records as AUDIO BEADS (2012) and VANGA (2014) making Karnas a distinctive element of European jazz scene.

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Edilson Sanchez

Colombian bassist, guitarist and percussionist. Graduated from the Jazz Institute at the Katowice Academy of Music. He comes from the musical culture, main component of which is rhythm improvised according to specific structures. His album Domingo was released by slovak label Hevhetia. His flag prject nowadays is his SALSA SILESIA. The smile-fountain kind of guy.

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Elchin Schirinov

One of those Azerbaijani jazz musicians whose talent put them on the road. He comes from a family with folk music traditions and he is a self-tought pianist who never attended a a class in formal music school. He is a true source of positive energy . Fruitarian and yoga instructor. A friend of the World.

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Manu Domergue

A singer playing mellophone. Educated classical and jazz musician. The leader of a quartet called Raven. Composer and passionate improviser who likes to travel with mules. A French guy...

 
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Michał Barański

Bass player who graduated from all levels of music education. He worked with Tomasz Stańko, Zbigniew Namysłowski, Urszula Dudziak, Michał Urbaniak. Virtuoso born and raised in Żory.

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Anna Serafińska

Singer and pedagogue. A vocal consultant for major Polish TV shows. She recorded five solo albums. A Silesian girl.

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Jakub Krzeszowski

The mastermind behind Jazzpopolsku project working efficiently in Europe and Asia on his music journey from heavy rock to avantgarde. Father.

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Bogdan Krężel

Photographer from Cracow lead the workshop: photography - what you need to know about your own portrait.

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Tomasz Kałwak

Composer, arranger, instrumentalist, music producer and pedagogue. During the workshops he will tell us how betray ideas from head to pour on paper...

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Alina Rostotskaya

Russian vocalist tell us how to help yourself find some fresh ideas in improvisation if you got stuck.

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Igor Hnydyn

Ukrainian drummer will introduce you to the secrets of the art of vocal percussion (konnakol).

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Liz Rosa

Brazilian singer will share his experience with stage and vocal tricks.

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