Adam Makowicz

Jazz Pianist, Musical Artist

1940 –

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Who is Adam Makowicz?

Adam Makowicz born Adam Matyszkowicz is a Polish-Canadian pianist and composer living in Toronto. He performs jazz and classical piano pieces, as well as his own compositions. Besides playing solo, he has worked with such musicians as Michał Urbaniak, Tomasz Stanko and Leszek Możdżer, as well as with the National Symphony Orchestra of Washington DC, at the Kennedy Centre, at the Carnegie Hall, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, London, the Moscow Symphony Orchestra, and other major orchestras at concert halls in Americas and in Europe. His technical skills as jazz pianist have been compared to that of Art Tatum, Oscar Peterson, and Errol Garner among others. His specialty in classical piano since his studies in the 1950s has been the music of Chopin.

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Born
Aug 18, 1940
Hnojník
Also known as
  • Adam Makawicz
  • Makowicz, Adam
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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