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Nikola Kołodziejczyk (born 1986 in Cracow) is a polish jazz pianist, composer, arranger and conductor. Kołodziejczyk graduated from and is a former faculty member of the Academy of Music in Katowice. His teachers have included: Irena Rolanowska, Andrzej Jagodziński, Emilian Madey, Edward Anthony Partyka and Wojciech Niedziela. He leads a jazz orchestra - the Nikola Kołodziejczyk Orchestra - with whom, in 2014, he recorded and released their début album entitled, Chord Nation, which lead to a Fryderyk award in 2015 for 'Best Jazz Début', and three nominations. His second album entitled „Barok Progresywny” was awarded the Fryderyk 2016 for 'the Album of the Year'
by Ian Patterson
At just thirty seven years of age it's hard to believe that Piotr Turkiewicz has been pulling the strings of Jazztopad for almost a decade already. The festival, staged each November in the Polish city of Wroclaw, was already a few years old when Turkiewicz became Artistic Director in 2008, but under the canny stewardship of ...