WOJCIECH KAROLAK

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Wojciech Krzysztof (Wojtek) Karolak (born 28 May 1939, Warsaw, Poland) is a notable Hammond B-3 organ player who refers to himself as "an American jazz and rhythm and blues musician, born by mistake in Middle Europe". He has also played saxophone and piano professionally.

In 1958, he started working with the band the 'Jazz Believers' playing alto saxophone. The Jazz Believers consisted of the future top Polish jazz players, among them Andrzej Trzaskowski, Trafica Giant, Krzysztof Komeda (famed for writing music for Roman Polanski’s landmark film Rosemary's Baby), and Jan Ptaszyn Wróblewski. It took a particular level of dedication to play jazz under the Soviet system of the 1950s.

Next, Wojciech Karolak played tenor saxophone in Andrzej Trzaskowski’s The Wreckers. In 1961, Karolak switched from saxophone back to piano. In 1962, he formed his own trio and started recording his own music. This trio became the premier jazz band in Poland and
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WOJCIECH KAROLAK Wojciech Karolak / Michał Urbaniak / Czesław Bartkowski ‎: Podróż Na Południe - Moving South album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Wojciech Karolak / Michał Urbaniak / Czesław Bartkowski ‎: Podróż Na Południe - Moving South
Fusion 1973
WOJCIECH KAROLAK Easy! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Easy!
Soul Jazz 1975
WOJCIECH KAROLAK W. Karolak, Z. Kalemba : A Softly Touch, And Go album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
W. Karolak, Z. Kalemba : A Softly Touch, And Go
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1984
WOJCIECH KAROLAK Karolak, Szukalski, Bartkowski : Time Killers album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Karolak, Szukalski, Bartkowski : Time Killers
Soul Jazz 1985
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Moontag
Post Bop 2019

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WOJCIECH KAROLAK Wojciech Karolak, Adam Czerwiński : In A Sentimental Mood Live In The Studio album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Wojciech Karolak, Adam Czerwiński : In A Sentimental Mood Live In The Studio
Soul Jazz 2018

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