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Bartosz Hadala Trio feat. Rich Brown & Max Senitt

Bartosz Hadala (piano), Rich Brown (bass), Max Senitt (drums)

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# Bartosz Hadala
Bartosz Hadala was born in Stalowa Wola, Poland and started his musical education at the age 7 at the local School of Music. Still as a teenager he participated in competitions, workshops and festivals. He became the youngest finalist in the Mieczyslaw Kosz International Jazz Piano Competition at the age of 15. Two years later he was awarded a scholarship to Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA. In 1996 he left for Odessa, Ukraine, to study at the Odessa Conservatory with professor Anatoliy Kardashev. In 1998 Bartosz moved to the USA to study jazz at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI. In 2003 he presented his quintet at the IAJE Conference in Toronto, Canada. In May, the same year, he moved to New York City to pursue his career in music. He worked and recorded music with many well known artists, such as: Randy Brecker, Billy Hart, Lenny White, Antonio Sanchez, Johannes Weindenmueller, Dave Anderson, Ada Rovatti, Jon Irabagon and Rupert Wates. 

In 2010 Bartosz moved to Canada (Toronto), where he performs with drummers: Adam Hay and Mark Kelso, bassist Mike Downes and saxophonist Chris Gale among others. 

Also In 2010, Bartosz joined the Piloo Records and Production label to release his first jazz album entitled "The Runner Up", featuring jazz greats, trumpeter Randy Brecker, and drummer Antonio Sanchez. The album has been well received by the critics, who praised Bartosz for his musicianship and his compositions. 

In the last 4 years, Bartosz visited Poland on many different occasions where he performed as leader and sideman with many legendary Polish jazz musicians such as: Jacek Pelc, Jarek ?mietana, Henryk Mi?kiewicz as well as recent Grammy Winners bassist Pawe? Pa?ta and drummer Cezary Konrad.