KRZYSZTOF POPEK is a leading Polish jazz flute player topping the jazz rankings of the Jazz Forum
monthly (The European Jazz Magazine) for many years.
He started off as a jazz musician at Jazz Juniors ’82 and Jazz Nad Odra ’85 festivals winning individual
awards at both. He plays the soprano and alto flute. Besides, he is a composer, arranger and
inspirational leader of his numerous bands of which “Young Power” stands out as the most renowned
The album “Letters and Leaves” also proved to be a success. It was recorded by KRZYSZTOF POPEK
QUINTET and was nominated for the Polish Grammy Award – Fryderyk ’96 and came second in Jazz
Forum’s Album of the Year ’96 ranking.
In 2005 he recorded important "House of Jade" with a magnificen tAmerican rhythm section: Victor
Lewis, David Friesen and Randy Porter.-" Popek is a precise player with beautiful technique..