a big fan of jazz. He has gained his expertise and experience in this
field for a number of years at the International Summer Jazz Academy
in Cracow, organized in Polish American cooperation, where his tutors
among others were Gary Wittner from USA or Martin Schaber from
regularly performs concerts with his wife as “Swing&Bossa”
jazz duo, whose style refers to the "mainstream" sound of Joe Pass
and Ella Fitzgerald. They perform standards of the Golden Age of
Swing and the most beautiful Brazilian bossa novas, which perfectly
blend a warm guitar sound and a lyrical voice.
from the rhythmics faculty at the Academy of Music in Łódź,
Poland, but her passion for jazz prevailed and developed her interest
in singing. She has taken part in numerous vocal jazz workshops as
well as masterclasses led by Grażyna Auguścik, Gerald Trotman or
Rocio Guitard. She is currently tutored by Anna Serafińska.
Aleksandra also wrote the lyrics for childrens lullabies which she
recorded together with her husband. She works at the Aleksander
Tansman State Music School in Łódź where she teachers
rhythmics, hearing development and leads internship for the students
of the Academy of Music in Łódź.
amplifying the classical and electric guitars, Wojciech
uses a synthesizer which can change the guitar sound into another
instrument, e.g. a flute, cello or sitar. The device also enables the
player to record samples during the performance and create background
music loops on which the musician might freely improvise. The device
considerably increases the range of possibilities and enables the duo
to perform more extended and interesting arrangements.
in Action Shot" project,
inspired by jazz themes from films, such as "Knife in the Water", "Rosemerys Baby", "Hallo Szpicbródka", "Lalka" or TV series
such as "07 zgloś się", "Jan Serce" and "Polskie Drogi". The music
soundtracks for these films were composed by Polish jazz masters such
as Krzysztof Komeda or late Andrzej Kuryłowicz. The concert programs
consist of instrumental pieces as well as soundtracks songs of
Sylwester Krajewski (music) and Agnieszka Osiecka (lyrics).
Well-known pieces sound fresh thanks to interesting arrangements and
sophisticated musicians fond of the improvisation on jazz themes. "Jazz
in Action Shot" project
brought together Maciej Strzelczyk (violin), Aleksandra Lipińska
(vocals), Andrzej Zielak (cello), and Radosław Bolewski (drums). The
band had its debut concert on July 28,2007 in the medieval church in
Inowłódz and it was a part of the Touring Festival of Łódź
Philharmonic "The Colours of Poland". The performance was greatly
applauded by the audience.