Michał Jan Ciesielski
He started playing piano at the age of 7, but switched to the saxophone at the age of 13. He graduated from 1st and 2nd degree Music School in Gdańsk (PL), where he studied classical saxophone under Adam Wendt. In 2011 he graduated from Academy of Music in Gdańsk, where he studied jazz saxophone under Maciej Sikała and studied jazz saxophone in Codarts Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
He collaborated with many jazz, pop, rock, reggae, d’n’b, latin and classical ensembles such as: Fra Fra Sound (NL), Clave Caliente (NL), VDRSH (NL), Codarts Big Band (NL), Homemade Quintet (PL), Jan Konop Big Band and Big Band AM Gdańsk [feat. Ewa Bem, Leszek Możdżer, Jarek Śmietana, Ewa Uryga, Grażyna Łobaszewska](PL), White Tie Orchestra (PL), Wojciech Staroniewicz A’freak-an Project, Gosia Szmuda, Artur Dyro Executive Summary, Tangueros Balticos, Pueri Cantores Olivenses (tour in Japan in 2007). He took part in masterclasses with: Don Braden, Eddie Dan.......