dr Wojciech Groborz
Wojciech Groborz is a Jazz piano player, arranger, composer and educator. Active booster of Be Bop Jazz style and music of Duke Ellington. He is known as the leader of own groups of large variety of size – from the trio to the big band. Played with Extra Ball of great late Jaroslaw Śmietana, Janusz Muniak, Jan Ptaszyn Wróblewski, Henryk Majewski, Leszek Żądło (Zadlo) and many others. From 1987 cooperates with the oldest existing Jazz group of Poland, Jazz Band Ball Orchestra. He has performed in Europe and the US, where he studied, among others, with Hal Galper and Barry Harris. Active arranger, composer and educator. He teaches and conducts big band at His Alma mater; Academy of Music in Krakow at the Department of Contemporary Music, Jazz and Percussion.