Born: May 18, 1986 Primary Instrument: Violin
Adam Baldych - violinist, composer and music producer. Was born in Gorzow Wlkp. (Poland), 18.05.1986. New York City - based.
His nickname Evil is probably the best word defining his emotioning kind of playing and improvising. In the age of 16 started performing internationally ( Germany, Poland, Serbia, Hungary, Indonesia, Spain, France). First called infant prodigy evolved to being named a one of the most interesting jazz violinist in Europe. Adam Baldych music is a extremely expressive combination of modern musical flows. The virtuosity, which is the trademark of the artist make Adam's concerts a unique sight full of energy, youthful zing, but also a mature sound, that recieves popularity and respect both from the audience as critics. Author of music for Theatres and Film Scoring.
He got scholarship at Berklee College of Music. Graduated with honours Music Academy / jazz departament in Katowice (Poland).
In 2007 he did a tour with grammy-award winer - Jim Beard, presenting his own music combined with Jim's great compositions.
Year after, he makes music with Leszek Mozdzer and Lars Daniellson for movie Arne Treasure. In 2009 he is recording album called Tribute to Seifert with most influating violinist nowadays such as: Didier Lockwood, Pierre Blanchard, Jerry Goodman, Krzesimir Dębski or Christian Howes and the leader - Jarosław Śmietana on guitar.
As a instrumentalist he cooperated and played with many great artists as:
Jim Beard, John Benitez, Luluk Purwanto, Taylor Eigsti, Rene Van Helsdingen, Urszula Dudziak, Didier Labbe Quartet, Billy Cobham, Cezary Konrad, Nigel Kennedy, Grazyna Auguscik, Paulinho Garcia, Monty Waters.
As a lider and composer he perform with Adam Baldych SynthDrome (USA) ( Igmar Thomas, Joel Holmes, Burniss Earl travis & Dana Hawkins) & Damage Control (PL)(Pawel Tomaszewski, Piotr Zaczek, Cezary Konrad).
2002 Summer Jazz Days (Gdynia, Poland) 2003 JakArt (Jakarta, Indonezja) 2003 Jazz Tage (Ingolstadt, Germany) 2003 Jazz Festiwal (Wrocław, Poland) 2004 Jazz in der Baum (Heringsdorf, Germany) 2004 Jubileumi Jazz festiwal (Canessia, Serbia) 2005 Jazz pod 5 (Gniezno, Poland) 2006 Jazz nad Odrą z Up to Date (Wrocław, Poland) 2006 Festiwal Jazz na Kanapie (Oleśnica, Poland) 2006 JVC Jazz Festival Jazz Jamboree (Warsaw, Poland) 2007 Artus Jazz Festival (Torun, Poland) 2007 Romane Dyvesa (Gorzów Wlkp, Poland) 2008 Jazz Od Nowa Festival (Torun, Poland) 2008 Jazz w Muzeum (Ostrów Wlkp., Poland) 2008 Posk Jazz Festival (Londyn, UK) 2008 EXPO (Zaragoza, Spain) 2009 Era Nowe Horyzonty (Wroclaw, Poland) 2009 Liepziger Jazztage (Liepzig, Germany) 2010 Gorlitz Jazz Festival (Gorlitz, Germany)
Awards:Jazz music awards: 2001 " Jazz Juniors (Kraków, Poland), 2 price & indyvidual price 2002 " Sax Club (Gdynia, Poland), 1 price & indyvidual price 2002 " Jazz Celebration (Gorzów, Poland), Key for Career 2001 to 2011 " Jazz Forum Magazine, First 4 on Jazz Top 2005 " Rura Jazz Festival (Wroclaw, Poland), 1 price 2005 " Krokus Jazz Festiwal (Jelenia Gora, Poland), Indyvidual price 2005 �" Rock Festiwal (Gorzów, Poland), Special price 2006 " Jazz nad Odrą (Wroclaw, Poland) Grand Prix & Indyvidual price Classical music awards: 1999 " 3 price - "Telleman" National Violin Contest (Poznan, Poland) 1999 " 1 price - Violin Contest (Szczecin, Poland) 1999, 2000 " 1 Price - Baroque Music Contest (Gorzow, Poland)
Baldych's impeccable, visionary performances on Magical Theatre reveal the possibilities of the violin, ranging from fiery intensity to otherworldly prettiness. Baldych reaches the highs and lows of the emotional spectrum with stunningly vivid imagery, creating a kind of poetry that is narrated by musical notes. - Robert Sutton / Jazz Corner
An experienced listener will be able to discover many delicate musical hints and references in this music, especially in Bałdych's solos, but surely anybody able of enjoying good music will find here starlight qualities (…) What remains is to hope that as many music connoisseurs as possible will eventually discover this gem and hold it dear to their hearts. I certainly hope it does happen, big time, as it is well deserved! - Adam Baruch / Jazzis
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