Michal Wierba Doppelganger Project is a New band formed by Michal Wierba, who is constantly following his own artistic path seeking individual sound and perfecting his musical workshop.
Michal Wierba (born February 13th, 1986 in Krakow, Poland) – piano, keyboards, composer and producer. In 2011 he graduated from the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music with Honours Degree while Wierba&Schmidt Quintet was nominated for Gwaracje Kultury Award in 2010. In 2013 Michal Wierba Doppelganger Project is formed, with which he is currently working on his sixth studio album for the Multi Kulti label.
Patrycja Zarychta - a performer, a vocalist, a 3rd year student of vocal jazz at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice. Patrycja has worked with Wojtek Pilichowski (Pi Electro Step, Pilichowski Band), Leszek Mozdzer, Leszek Cichonski, Nikola Kolodziejczyk, Kamil Baranski, Konrad Bilinski, Pareslow to mention just a few. As a guest vocalist, she joined Pilichowski Band in making Live in Kliczkow 2012 DVD. She trained her vocal under the watchful eyes of outstanding teachers such as Ela Zapendowska, Justyna Motylska, Beata Przybytek, Grzegorz Karnas, Ola Tabiszewska. She won number of festival and national contest awards.
Kuba Dworak - a 3rd year student of double bass under the supervision of Adam Kowalski at the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice. He has taken part in a number of projects which led to associations with a variety of hip-hop, jazz and world music artists. He has worked with Benjamin Drazen Quartet, Mango Collective, PGR and Wierba&Schmidt Quintet.
Lukasz Kurzydlo - a qualified cellist and percussionist. He represented Poland at EXPO International Fair in Singapore in 2008. As a session musician he has performed with a number of bands playing jazz and world music. For the past few years he has been working closely with theatres in Krakow. He gained experience playing with Marek Balata, Gary Guthman, Tadeusz Lesniak, Rudi Shubert, Que Passa band and Renata Przemyk. Co-founder of Sokol Orkestar band and Tempero.
Arek Skolik - belongs to the circle of artists who do not try to be novel at all costs but would rather bow their heads to decades of tradition and weave their musical temperaments into it. Arek worked and performed with an impressive number of industry stars like Lee Konitz, Janusz Muniak, Tomasz Gwicinski, Leszek Mozdzer, Maciek Sikala, Tomasz Szukalski, Piotr Braon, Piotr Wojtasik, Krzysztof Popek, Jerzy Millan, John Zorn, Steve Logan, Urszula Dudziak, Michal Urbanik, Zbigniew Namyslowski, Tymon Tymanski, Jan Ptaszyn Wroblewski, Jacek Niedziela, Wojciech Niedziela, Shakin Dudi, Jaroslaw Smietana, Nigel Kennedy, Wojciech Karolak, Piotr Cieslikowski, Stanislaw Soyka and many others.
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