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Fryderyk HD

Born in Warsaw, Poland to Vietnamese parents, Fryderyk started his musical journey at the age of 6 with classical piano. He studied Sound Engineering at Frederic Chopin University of Music in Warsaw. Being exposed to the technological side of music making, he started leaning towards the world of sound design and electroacoustic compositions. After spending time in USA at Berklee College of Music, he was heavily influenced by artists from all around the world. His personal unique style s a blend of contemporary jazz with rock and ambient music. He draws inspiration from artists like Aaron Parks, Tigran Hamasyan and Ben Wendel. His debut album, with original compositions and arrangements, was released on April 16th 2021.


Album Review

Fryderyk HD: Sounds Good

Read "Sounds Good" reviewed by Scott Gudell

Fryderyk HD has a lot of pins in his musical map. His parents are Vietnamese and Polish, he was born in Poland and trained at both the Frederic Chopin University of Music (Warsaw) and Berklee College of Music (Boston.) His initial entry into the world of music was via sound engineering but he eventually switched to writing and performing with piano his instrument of choice. Sounds Good almost seems like a 'greatest hits' for the young pianist since ...

Album Review

Fryderyk HD: Sounds Good

Read "Sounds Good" reviewed by Geno Thackara

Fryderyk HD clearly knows his stuff in the jazz world and, just as clearly, considers it a jumping-off point more than a home niche. His first outing has all the marks of a fresh mind whirling with a myriad of ideas, and ready to try them all on for size. Thankfully, it is also the kind of debut which is about exploring and synthesizing one's influences more than recycling them. Sounds Good can appeal to an impressive range of tastes ...

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"Here we have a delightfully rich debut to soak in, and a fresh name to watch in the future; Sounds Good does indeed sound good and feel great too." Geno Thackara (All about Jazz)

"Such debuts, is what we need. Open-headed, assertive and with original compositions." Przemo Urbaniak (JazzSoul.pl)

"Fryderyk HD in the near future might become one of the most inspirational artists in the country, which is what we wish for him. Such potential should be used." Marcin Puławski (Laboratorium Muzycznych Fuzji)

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Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Sounds Good

Self Produced



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