Award-winning jazz musician

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About Me

Piotr Scholz Ph.D. (born 1991) is a guitarist, composer and conductor. He is also a winner of many prominent awards, such as Grand Prix of Jazz and Odrą Festival, Grand Prix of Lotos Jazz Festival, 17th Bielska Zadymka Jazzowa, Grand Prix of Jazz Fruit on Mladi Ladi Jazz Festival in Prague, Grand Prix on 18th National Contest of Jazz and Blues Bands, Grand Prix on Blue Note Competition, 1st and 3rd place on International Jazz Composition Contest during Silesian Jazz Festival as well as Grand Prize and Special Prize (Special Mentioned) on 2nd ISAC International Popular Music Composition Competition. Has been honoured with many prestigious awards, such as The Ministry of Culture and National Heritage Award, The Ministry of Science and Higher Education Grant Programme, Artistic Grant Programme from City of Poznań and Young Poland Grant Programme. Piotr is an adjunct profesor at the Academy of Music in Łódź.

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He has been collaborating with Włodek Pawlik, Leszek Możdżer, Anna Gadt, Tomeka Reid, Jean Luc-Ponty, Caroline Davis, Stanley Jordan, Dagadana, Rosalie. and Kasia Osterczy Trio.

His author's projects are the following: Weezdob Collective, Piotr Scholz Sextet and PJPOrchestra.

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Birds from Another Planet - formal analysis of the composition (only in Polish)

Piotr Scholz


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