Szymon Ziółkowski

alto & soprano sax

photo by Slawek Przerwa

A jazz saxophonist from passion and education. A graduate of prestigious universities in Cracow: Academy of Music and AGH University. A laureate of most important jazz competitions in Poland. Most recent of them are: Jazz nad Odrą 2022, Young Crocus Jazz Contest 2022, Blue Note Poznan Competition 2022 and Lotos Jazz Festival Bielska Zadymka 2022. He performed at many jazz festivals, including: Cracow Summer Jazz Festival, Jazz Jantar, Hevhetia Showcase (SK), Memorial to Miles Jazz Festival, Pinczowskie Zaduszki Jazzowe. On daily basis he collaborates with Horntet, Malopolski Big Band and leading own projects. His stage experience is being shaped by him by collaboration with many authorities and stars of jazz music as well as pop music. He also works as an arranger and composer, which can be noticed by his cooperation with Ciut Frapujacy Theater.