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Piotr Damasiewicz

Piotr Damasiewicz - born in Wroclaw, composer, trumpeter, music curator. He reaches down to the language of jazz, moving towards the free jazz ideas, through the European classical music, all the way to the achievements of the new modern music, including the European improvised music, sound art, electroacoustic improvisation. He has an opportunity to presents his work in his own bands and projects: Power Of The Horns, ImproGraphic, Mnemotaksja, Hadrons, Piotr Damasiewicz Quintet 'Tribute To Szakal', as well as the ones where is a co-author with Gerard Lebik: VeNN Circles, Este Mutual Group and Red Trio Quintet (Red Trio/Damasiewicz/Lebik). He has collaborated with the artistic circles of art contemporary galeries, academies of fine arts, and foundations of modern art where he has presented his music during various mutual events. One of the most significant achievements in this area was the exibition of his artwork in the Modern Art Gallery BWA in Katowice. For this project, he experimented with space and form in a dialogue with ”Pojęciokształty” (”figures of meaning”) by Stanisław Dróżdż. He cooperates as a curator in multicultural Festival Art Meeting in Lviv and art platform Melting Pot (Jazztopad). He had opportunity to work and be part of the following artistic platforms and projects: with Polish-German cooproduction of Avant Art Festival, Gerngesehen and Mex, in Europeans musical platform JazzPlayesEurope, in Take Five European Project, as a composer in the celebration of 25 anniversary of the European Jazz Network, in an international improvised music summit Alpenglow III/Styria Meets Wrocław, in Tilde-Polish Experimental Music tour in Scandinavia. He is the winner of the prizes: Polish Music Award „Fryderyk”, Krzysztof Komeda's International Composers Competition, Cultural Award „Warto” of the newspaper Gazeta Wyborcza, and Wrocław's Music Award. He also composes soundtrucks for movies and theater performances. He has performed or collaborated with artists such as Phil Minton, Lotte Anker, Tomasz Stańko, Kazuhisa Uchihashi, Magda Mayas, Raymond Strid, Pall Nilssen-Love, Dave Rempis, Michael Zerang, Andrzej Bauer, Cezary Duchnowski, Jeb Bishop, Rudi Mahall, Igor Boxx, Jon Falt, Samuel Blaser, Hans Koch, Joker Nies, Bettina Wenzel, Satoko Fuji, Morihide Sawada, Maciej Garbowski, Maciej Obara, Wojciech Romanowski, Krzysztof Dziedzic, Spinifex.



Album Discography

Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson








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