Szymon Mika Trio
Once again we welcome musicians from Poland using the connections we have forged with the great musical city of Krakow. This trio is led by multi-awarded jazz guitarist Szymon Mika with Max Mucha on double bass and internationally acknowledged drummer – Ziv Ravitz, based in New York. Beautiful, intelligent mainstream jazz guitar.
Szymon Mika is one of the most talented guitarists of his generaion, prizewinner of International Jarek Śmietana Jazz Guitar Competition, Grand Prix Jazz Nad Odrą and many more. He is recognized for his great technique and sound and players such as Peter Bernstein, Mike Stern and John Abercrombie have expressed their admiration for his talent.
Szymon has played numerous national and international festivals including Montreux Jazz Festival, Summer Jazz Festival in Krakow and shares the stage with top Polish jazz musicians on a daily basis. He’s also a composer and has issued two CDs with some of his original music – “Organ Spot” by Organ Spot and “Popyt” by Mateusz Pałka/Szymon Mika Quartet.