JACEK KOCHAN - composer, arranger, producer, drummer and percussionist.
Graduate of Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow (Master degree), studied music at Grant MacEwan in Edmonton.
Studying with Jaco Pastorius, Mike Clark, Robbie Gonzales. Performing, touring and recording jazz and funk
Studying composition and expanding his musical lexicon by writing for choir and symphony orchestra (Ensemble
Vocal Tudor, Repercussion) as well as playing and recording ethnic music (Latin, African, Balkan). Performing with
Michel Donato, Karen Young, Oliver Jones, Andrew Leroux, Yannick Rieu, Jean-Pierrre Zanella, Michel Cusson,
Rene Bolduc, Helmut Lipsky, Muhammad Al-Khabyyr, Lazaro Saucedo, Geoff Lapp, Johnny Scott and many others.
Working as a leader and sideman in many live and recording projects with artists like Pat Labarbera, Kenny
Wheeler, Don Thompson, Mike Murley, Neil Swainson, Reggie Schwager, Lorne Lofsky, Kirk MacDonald, Bernie
Senensky, John MacLeod, Dave Restivo, Brian Dickinson, Jim Vivian, Mike Downes, Kieran Overs, Neil Swainson.
Europe, Asia, North America, Australia
Continues to perform, compose, play, tour, record and leads his music formations: JACEK KOCHAN & Co,