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Wojciech Karolak

Primary Instrument: Piano

Born: May 28, 1939    

Wojciech Karolak

Wojciech (Wojtek) Karolak (born on 28 May 1939 in Warsaw, Poland), is a notable Hammond B-3 organ player who refers to himself as “an United States jazz and rhythm and blues musician, born by mistake in Middle Europe.” He has also played saxophone and piano professionally.

In 1958, he started working with the band the Jazz Believers playing alto saxophone. The Jazz Believers consisted of the future top Polish jazz players, among them Andrzej Trzaskowski, Trafika Dzajant, Krzysztof Komeda (famed for writing music for Roman Polanski’s landmark film “Rosemary's Baby”, and Jan Ptaszyn Wróblewski. It took a particular level of dedication to play jazz under the Soviet system of the 1950s....
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  • Time Killers
    Universal Music Polska
    1991
  • A Softly Touch, And Go
    Universal Music Polska
    1984
  • Kalisz. X-Lecie Międzynarodowych Festiwali Pianistów Jazzowych
    Universal Music Polska
    1983
  • Easy!
    Universal Music Polska
    1975
  • Podróż Na Południe - Moving South
    Universal Music Polska
    0
  • Discopus Nr 1
    Universal Music Polska
    0

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