- acoustic and electric bass player, composer and producer. Born in Cracow, Poland.
Robert is one of the most versatile and in-demand bassists of the Polish scene. He is well known for his talents on both the acoustic and the electric bass guitar.
He has performed as a session musician and sideman throughout his career with a large list of Polish and worldwide artists, with whom he has worked throughout the years, spanning his talent and abilities from jazz to pop.
His discography is over 150 long play albums, recorded with various artists.
Robert’s recent studio and stage collaborations include (among others):
Anna Maria Jopek, with whom he cooperated during her many projects, featuring such legendary artists as Pat Metheny, Makoto Ozone, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Branford Marsalis, Oscar Castroneves, Richard Bona, Dhafer Youssef, Gil Goldstein, Mino Cinelu.
Gregoire Maret Band, which featured Federico Gonzalez Pena, John Beasley, Jon Cowherd, Kevin Hays, Jeff “Tain”Watts, Clarence Penn, Kendrick Scott, Marcus Baylor, Arthur Hnatek, Magnus ÖstrÖm.
Adam Pieronczyk Band which featured Anthony Joseph, Nelson Veras, John B Arnold, Hernan Hecht.
Grzegorz Turnau, Henryk Miskiewicz, Dorota Miśkiewicz, Krzysztof Herdzin, Marek Napiórkowski, Michael “Patches” Stewart.
Robert also worked with many other great musicians such as: Vinnie Colaiuta, Mino Cinelu, Dean Brown, Gary Husband, Jon Herrington, Frank McComb, David Fingers Haynes, Janusz Muniak, Tomasz Stańko, Zbigniew Namyslowski, Maria Schneider with Krzysztof Herdzin Orchestra, Krzysztof Zawadzki, Urszula Dudziak, Michał Urbaniak, Natalia Kukulska, Kuba Badach, Mieczysław Szcześniak, Ania Szarmach.
Robert is also a renowned producer and arranger for other artists. His latest most prominent engagement was the production of the newest album by Michael Patches Stewart, one of the best American trumpeters — ”On Fire" , featuring artists such as Kenny Garett, George Duke, Raul Midon, Poogie Bell, Paul Jackson Jr.
He also co-produced four albums for Universal Music entitled: “Nap”, “Wolno”(gold record), “KonKubiNap” , "Up!" and one for Agora “WAW-NYC” by Polish jazz star guitarist Marek Napiórkowski.
Robert’s first solo album "Before Sunrise" was released on November 5th, 2010 by Proa Records and Universal Music. The album was nomitated in fourth categories in the prestigious Polish music awards "Fryderyk" and finally received the prize for "The Best Jazz Debute”.