Marcin Fahmy

 


Pianist Marcin Fahmy, originally from Krakow, Poland is a graduate of Karlowicz Music School and DePaul Univeristy. Having started piano lessons at the age of eleven he quickly developed interest in improvisation and Jazz. Since his arrival in the US, his talent and dedication yielded many accomplishments and opportunities. While still in high shool, Marcin was one of only two pianists in the country chosen to play in the Grammy All-American Jazz Ensembles, joining an elite group of musicians in a series of concerts and recordings in New York City. This event gave him the opportunity to work with artists such Wynton Marsalis, Jon Faddis and Chick Corea. He was also invited to perform at the 1997 Grammy Awards and many its accompanying events. He has since been fortunate to share stage with some of the key figures in music today including , Gary Peacock, Peter Erskine, saxophonist Bill Evans, Dick Oatts, Nicholas Payton, Koko Taylor and Kenny Werner. He is currently one of the most sought after pianists performing in Chicago