The Piotr Budniak Essential Group founded in 2014 is one of the best acoustic jazz groups in Poland
Piotr Budniak is a drummer and composer from Zielona Góra, Poland. He is a graduate of music academies in Katowice and Kraków and winner of many important jazz contests in Poland. He is successful on the international scene as well, having performed in Estonia, Spain, Romania, France, Belgium, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, South Korea, China and Russia. Besides performances with his own Piotr Budniak Essential Group, he has appeared with names such as Rob Mazurek, Jeff Parker, Troy Roberts, Adam Larson, Corcoran Holt, Mike Russell, Janusz Muniak, Zbigniew Namysłowski, Piotr Wojtasik, Artur Majewski and Piotr Wyleżoł.
In 2014, he formed the Piotr Budniak Essential Group and his debut album Simple Stories About Hope and Worries was ranked by Jazz Forum and JazzPRESS readers as one of the most interesting jazz albums of the year. A year later, Jazz Forum readers chose Budniak's sextet as one of the best acoustic jazz groups in Poland. In 2017, he released the album Into the Life, which was ranked as album of the month on the server polish-jazz.blogspot.com and the Laboratory of Musical Fusions.
Wojciech Lichtański – alto sax; Kajetan Borowski – piano; Piotr Narajowski – bass; Piotr Budniak – drums; David Dorůžka – guitar
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