Leading Polish jazz saxophonist, composer and band leader. One of the most interesting and creative European musicians as well as one of the greatest innovators in Polish jazz according to international press. He performs in all parts of the world and has won numerous awards. In 2019 he was named, for the 15th consecutive year, as Jazz Forum magazine's Best Soprano Saxophonist. He has been nominated 18 times for Poland's Fryderyk award (Polish Grammy) in altogether 14 categories, winning the 2 most important statuettes - Jazz Musician of The Year and Jazz Album of The Year. He served as Artistic Director for the Jazz aux Oudayas and Jazz au Chellah festivals in Rabat, Morocco (2005- 2006), Sopot Jazz Festival in Poland (2011-2015) and since 2019 - Jazz Juniors Festival in Krakow, Poland. He also composes music for theater productions. Adam Pieronczyk has worked with musicians such as: Sam Rivers, Archie Shepp, Miroslav Vitous, Gary Thomas, Greg Osby, Bobby McFerrin, Jeff 'Tain' Watts, Trilok Gurtu, Mino Cinelu, Tomasz Stanko, Ted Curson, Avishai Cohen, Ernst Reijseger, Lage Lund, Orlando Le Fleming, Joe Martin, Jean-Paul Bourelly, Anthony Cox, Joey Calderazzo, and Leszek Mozdzer.
Adam Pieronczyk has been one of the top European saxophonists for years now. Each and every one of his albums is an original, intriguing project on his own that evades simple classification.” Marek Romański / Jazz Forum