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Maciek Schejbal

Maciek Schejbal grew up in Cracow, Poland where he earned a Masters Degree in classical percussion from the Academy of Music. He honed his craft in the jazz, fusion, classical, and avant-garde scenes of Cracow and taught at local music schools. He had the great fortune to share the stage with legends of Polish song, Ewa Demarczyk and Marek Grechuta, from whom he learned the art of performance. After performances with the Cracow Radio Symphony Orchestra in England (which included the world premiere of Penderecki's Polish Requiem), he decided to stay behind in London and after several months emigrated to South Africa.

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(...) His playing of rhythms such as the bikutsi is as spectacular as it is effective, making him a serious candidate for a place in the pantheon of Cameroon's greatest drummers. (...) -Jean-Jacques Dikongue Tribune 2 l'Artiste, Paris, France

(...) Schejbal gives a virtuoso performance. He uses a great range of instruments, from a sophisticated xylophone and two marimbas to dramatic drums and cymbals (...) -RRW Nixon Eastern Province Herald, South Africa