Paweł Surman


trumpeter, composer. He graduated from State Music School in Czestochowa and he is currently studying the trumpet under Piotr Wojtasik at the Academy of Music in Katowice. Member of the band BlackBird. He worked with Pawel Tomaszewski, Bernard Maseli, Marcin Pospieszalski, Erick Allen and Frank Parker. As a session player, he participated in many live shows and studio recordings alongside artists like Andrzej Grabowski, Mietek Szczesniak or Piotr Machalica. In 2011, he got to the finals of the international 4th Azoty Jazz Contest in the juniors grup. He won a Grand Prix at the same contest in 2015 with the band Soundmeck, and got awarded in the Open category of Novum Jazz Festival 2015 in Lomza. He has been playing with Piotr Machalica since 2016.