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Michal Tomaszczyk

MICHAL TOMASZCZYK – trombone player, composer, arranger, born in 1986 in Poland. Graduated from Jazz Trombone and Jazz Composing and Arranging classes at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice, Poland. He is a leader and founder of the quartet BIOTONE.

Debut album of the group titled „Unspoken Words” came out in 2011. It consist of only the compositions of Michal Tomaszczyk. BIOTONE band is nominated to prestigous Polish musical Fryderyk Award 2012 in the category of Jazz Phonographic Debut of the Year.

Besides his own band, works or has worked with formations: Nu Big Band, Kattorna, Salsa Central, Krzysztof Herdzin Big Band, Jose Torres y Salsa Tropical, Zbigniew Namysłowski Big Band, eM Band, Marcin Masecki WOR, Tomasz Stanko/Andrzej Smolik “Peyotl,” Big Ostrava Band, Perfect Girls and Friends, Aukso, Havana Dreams, Big Band AM Katowice, Skauci, Transkapela, Babooshki, Smolik, Big Band Akwarium, Silesian Jazz Orchestra, J4zz PuZone and others.

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