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Krzysztof Majchrzak

Bass player, Guitar player, composer, art director and producer Krzysztof Majchrzak was born in Poland. Bass virtuoso, inventor of his own unique sounds,

After a period of active participation in the creation of a new wave of Polish jazz, he has settled in France. His musical universe is at the crossroads of different musical cultures and different sources of inspiration from contemporary music through harmolodic to rock, jazz and ethnic music

He's led and confounded many musical projects, as "WESTON - MAJCHRZAK - GEMBALSKI MAGIC HANDS ORKESTRA", LABIRYNT , GEMBALSKI - MAJCHRZAK - ZDUNIAK, STREET BLUES , DUNE, LONELY KOSMIKS , TIE BREAK, SUNSET, MAJCHRZAK PROJEKT, NEW JAZZ BAND, SYMPHONIC SOUND ORCHESTRA, Edgar Ravahatra Group, D.Y.M. , TOURMALINE, Exagere-Moi-Ensemble, LES LAST X, Grand Duc, Mohican, Z'Ebra, Poesique, l' O.G.R.E., Tom Bergeron QUARTET, M.G.B. Orchestra, Trio YMG. He played with : G.Calvin Weston, Pete Drungle, Philippe Garcia,Tom Bergeron, Henryk Gembalski, Michal Zduniak, Adam Buczek, Alek Korecki, Michel Godard, Keller Cocker, Walter Lang, Rick Hollander, Stephane Lambert, Stephane Bartelt, Octavian Tzaranou, Laurent Levesque,, Mel Brown, Christopher Woitach, Kinior, ….. Participated in tours and festivals in Poland, France, United States, Canada, Germany like "Montreal Jazz Festival", "Nancy Jazz Pulsations", "Festival d’été in Quebec City" ,"Jazz Jamboree", "Jazz nad Odra", "Garden Blues", "Jazz a Vienne", "Francofolie French music festival in La Rochelle" .... invited "Jazz Festival Leverkusen", "Jazz Festival Bolzano"....

He took part in concerts organized by France Inter, Radio France Internationale and Europe1 , and even appeared in a TV5 Canadian TV show and in USA television program/podcast for PJJ-TV in Portland

Majchrzak attaches great significance to improvisation, thus plays prepared bass, and often includes ethnic elements into his compositions. He's been in constant search for original and unique sounds and has opposed the repeating of jazz patterns.



"Krzysztof Majchrzak. … inventor of his own sound and Master of the improvisation on the prepared bass " Elzbieta Sobolewska JAZZi MAGAZINE

“Krzysztof Majchrzak plays so good that it’s difficult to find a reference in all Polish phonography. Some records with his participation I heard prove that it is great and excellent musician". Jakub Herbst JAZZi MAGAZINE

“Krzysztof Majchrzak, Polish also (…) his bass in hands seems also to be in another world when he begins one of his tasty solos. ”L’EST REPUBLICAIN

“This evening will remain in the history of the theatre, as an invitation to the travel in a universe where jazz, contemporary harmonic research, Polish popular melodies and electric music are constant sources of original and inspired improvisation”. LA TRIBUNE – LE PROGRES

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