Grzegorz Karnas (PL)

The singer Grzegorz Karnas was born in Upper Silesia, Poland, to a family devoid of musical traditions. Karnas has worked with top-line artists of Poland’s jazz scene including its legends. In 2006 Karnas was awarded first prize at Young Jazz Singers Competition in Brussels. In August 2007 he was a winner of Crest Jazz Vocal competition in France. Being noticed by both the juries and the audiences got his band touring around Europe, Caucasus and Asia including appearances at events such as London Jazz Festival. Since 2008 Karnas has been the spiritus movens of Intercultural Gathering for Music, Expression and Creativity „Voicingers“ a festival built around human voice. His album under the title KARNAS was released in September 2011 by the Slovak label Hevhetia. This album was released with the bnuses as tne doube LP. His live performance in Budapest became a new release (by a Hungarian label BMC Records), recognized by Jazz Gazeta as one of the best Polish jazz albums of 2012 and by the New York City Jazz Record as one of the best jazz vocal releases of 2013. June 2014 brought another Karnas‘ was released live recorded album called Vanga. In 2017 He released album named Power kiss. It is a compilation of live performances from His tour in China.

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