Drummer, percussionist, keyboardist, composer, author, arranger and teacher, Marek Podstawek is a class example of a musician devoted to mastering their instrument.
A native of Poland, Marek began his professional career with the National Dance Music Association of Poland, playing and performing in various jazz and dance clubs around the country. Building a strong reputation as both a versatile and charismatic performer, it was not long before he began touring internationally for the next ten years, playing National and International Jazz Festivals in Germany, Czechoslovakia, Russia, Hungary and Yugoslavia.
Though a renowned and accomplished live performer, Marek sees the mastering of his instrument as a continual learning process. In accordance with this, he enrolled in one of this countries most prestigious music academies, the Victorian College of Arts were he gained a Bachelor of Music Performance. He found that his abilities as a drummer and percussionist were further strengthened through composing and arranging, not only for his own instruments, but also for larger ensembles. At the VCA his passion for improvisation was nurtured and creativity flourished as with further like-minded musicians he founded Arachnids, a multi-guise format that can include Marek performing as a solo artist or in an ensemble, performing original material around various venues in Melbourne to great acclaim.
Believing touring and travelling to be an essential part of his professional development, Marek relocated to the United States and began a full time gig that many of us can only dream of, spending 1992 to 1993 on board Renaissance Cruise Lines, drumming with the ship band as he cruised the Caribbean Islands where playing with Latin musicians further expanded his repertoire.
In the mid-nineties and with an exceptional tan, Marek returned to Melbourne with a mindset on further playing with other professionals as well as starting the next phase of his playing career, teaching. Beginning as a private drum and percussion teacher, word of his teaching abilities spread and he was soon invited to begin conducting workshops at various schools, both primary and secondary. This has since lead to him being in great demand as a workshop leader and instrumental music teacher within schools. Currently when not teaching at Northland Secondary College, a school that prides itself on catering to a culturally diverse student population, he can be found at various community arts centres and festivals conducting drum clinics for a wide variety of styles and levels. It has been through this and working with younger people that Marek has further developed his range, feeling as comfortable playing with a classical jazz quintet as he is with a heavy metal band or electronic artist.
When he isn't teaching, Marek still finds time to perform with some of Australia's premier jazz and blues artists, being the drummer of choice for such acts as Tony Gould, Alex Pertout, Brian Brown, Shelly Scown, Peter Jones, Dutch Tildres as well as MBAS Performer of the Year Annie-Marie Sharry and the Hiphuggers. He has also been invited to play at such events as Monsalvat Jazz Festival, The Wangaratta Jazz and Blues Festival and The Big Blues Day Out. Also with his original band ARACHNIDS and Bernardo Soler - Halls Gap Jazz Festivals 2010/13, Inverloch Jazz Festivals 2010/13 Marimbula Jazz Festival
As a drummer, Marek totally embodies the notion of a musician as an entertainer. Thriving on audience feedback and participation, his dynamic sound is matched by his visual antics that constantly keep the audience in a state of both admiration and awe. His dedication towards his instrument has finally enabled him to realise his dream of using the drum as a painter would a brush, to be a sculptor of sound.
(contact & links by Marek Podstawek - Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ph.(03)94654545 Mb. 0402432918 on youtube – (drumuniv), (mp3arachnids) or ( ullikm) on Skype us a Marek Podstawek & Ula M ) Arachnids MP3
Drums , Percussion & keyboard - Performer and Music Teacher
Ph; (03)94654545 Mb. 0402432918
Hi! - My name is Marek Podstawek I have 40 years experience as a professional musician, Internationally and locally in Australia for many years as a session drummer & percussionist. I also teach as a private tuition and in Primary & High schools for over 12 years – drums ,latin & tuning percussion like vibraphone, marimba and piano, keyboard, vocal skills , music theory , rite a songs , jazz improvisation ,composing arranging and computer PC & Mc Aple music programs & PI audio system and recording facility . From time to time I tour around schools for drum & percussion presentations and workshop. I also perform solo or with other percussionists and students in venues and on festivals. I play and teach many different styles such as traditional and modern universal technics from Classic, Jazz, Latin, Reggae, Pop, Rock, Blues ,Country, Funk, Fusion, Hip Pop & Techno plus modern Midi & computer technology- music programs and improvisation using any objects as a percussion instruments and any influences to create original music & compositions. Originally I am a classical percussionist from Poland I finish study in Music Conservatory Warsaw and Wroclaw
In Australia I graduated Improvisation Curse at the Victoria College of Art 22 Years Ago (Bachelor of Music) I still work as a Live Musician Feel up the bands, Composing, Arranging and performing on a Jazz Festivals with a my band Arachnids and solo or with other musicians also my original material and music. Hope to hear from you soon.
Thank You regards Marek P
Dear Sir, we are a trio or drummer only, I ve got experience en differents styles. Pls you can check my facebook, marcelofernandez baterista, or my webs pages.www.myspace.com//marcelofernandez, http://community.pas.org/chapters/argentina
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I was born in Neaples on 20 July 1952
I started playing when I was 12 years old . In my life I have always been a musician .
I have been working with bands , duo's , and alone in several places in the world .
I am a musician ( pianist – keyboards player ) composer , arranger, singer with experience also about recording and editing .
I can arrange almost any kind of music or song from music for Movie . . . to music for Discotheque - But NOT Jazz . The following links are some of my full personal works ( Soundtracks and Songs ) . I will be glad if You enjoy them .
My love in Malcesine - 2009 - http://youtu.be/tk37rLpbGbg
For the children of the world – 2009 - http://youtu.be/aVJkkb7Nyy4
Rally - 2008 - http://youtu.be/c6hAwO99drM
Un' Italia stile Broadway - 2011 - http://youtu.be/zd1Opjknhlg
Desert - 2011 - http://youtu.be/4cZH0VXTNF0
My life - 2012 - http://youtu.be/AqUf5Zwj01E
I say no - 2012 http://youtu.be/IbsvW6esaas
Thank You for Your attention . Yours Sincerely .
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| Dear Sirs ,
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Pavel B. Pogorelskiy –musician piano player
Instruments mastered: Piano (major), Organ (minor). Additional training in Conducting and
Opera Singing (voice: bass)
Date of Birth: 23.06.1986
Citizenship: Russian Federation
2003-2008 Diploma in Music and Composition, Qualification: concert performer in Piano,
P. I. Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, Moscow, Russia
1993-2003 Diploma in Piano (with honors), Musical school no. 9, Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
2011 Concert performer on international ferries in Scandinavia tours, St. Peter Line
2011 Singer in choir, Musica Eterna, Jerusalem, Israel
2008-2011 Concert performer on river cruise ships, MosTurFlot, Vodohod, InfoFlot, and
2009-2010 Teacher of Music, Musical school no. 3 after the name of Tariverdiev, Moscow,
2008-2009 Accompanist at the Musical University of culture and art. Himki, Russia
Prizes and Awards
1996-2000 “New Names” Scholarship
Prize winner of international piano competitions
1998 “F. Chopin”, Szafarnia, Poland
1996 “Brother & sister”, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
Additional professional development
1996 Young Russian Composers' Union, member
2009 Russian Grand Piano Masters Association, member
2009 Certified tuner and restorer of pianos and grand pianos
my name in valerio tomassini and i'm a musician and composer. i'm graduated in DAMS Music at the University fo Bologna, in Italy.
i did a lot of works for movies, you can find me here under "music department" here http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1774358/fullcredits#cast , for example. if you need more about me, just look valerio tomassini on youtube. you'll find everything you need to know. This is an example: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7qcwtr21Nq0 (i composed music for Frederick's of Hollywood) or this one http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLPBS66I-wA (this one is a job for italian RAI).
i'm very interested to your proposal. please let me know what do you think. My mail is firstname.lastname@example.org
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I would like to be a part of your team. Please find my work profile attached.
link to some of my contemporary work:-
Craig Quiter/Crag Jensen
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Dear Sir or Madam,
I would love to compose the music for your various shows. I compose, perform and produce music in a wide variety of styles from classical to rock to techno to electronic to jazz to folk to country etc. Also - I have over thirty years of experience as a composer, songwriter, instrumentalist, vocalist, producer, arranger and sound-engineer in various recording studios around the country. This includes, jingles, movie/TV soundtracks, Books-On-CDs and pop songs of various styles. To date - I have has written, recorded and produced music for NBC, Lifetime, Curb/MCA, Interplanetary Productions and New Falcon Publications.
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For an overview of my music (with video) – please follow this link:
And here is a link to my music page:
For your convenience I am providing you with several links to specific musical pieces that represent several of the categories you listed in your posting:
Classical Electronic (original):
Classical Acoustic (original):
Jazz (small ensemble)
Jazz Fusion/Acoustic and Electronic (original):
Jazz Standards (cover):
If you have any questions or need to sample more of my musical inventory - please let me know.
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I have a 35 year experience performing with many well known acts and musicians. I have toured as well as assembled acts for events in the NYC area as well.
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