Maciej Obara


Maciej Obara

Maciej Obara is a Polish saxophone player and improviser, characterised by his discernible phrasing and powerful sound.

Obara is a musician who has consequently developed his own musical language from the very beginning of his career, and, despite collaborations with artists from Japan, USA and Europe, his main focus remains his original quartet with Dominik Wania on piano, Ole Morten Vaagan on double bass and Gard Nilssen on drums.

The members of the band represent a narrow group of European jazz musicians who consciously and uncompromisingly avoid musical literality, and create their own clearly distinguishable sound.

The most recent album, “Unloved”, is Obara's ninth original recording, and was released in November 2017 on the prestigious Munich record label ECM. Released recordings and live concerts at the most important jazz festivals in the world have built well-deserved and unmistakeable brand of the saxophonist.

Concerts


Maciej Obara Quartet – “Unloved”
Baerum Kulturhus Sandvika / Norway
Maciej Obara Quartet – “Unloved”
Starzy i Młodzi czyli Jazz w Krakowie Kraków / PL
Michał Jaros “Floating Bridges”
12/14 Club Warszawa / PL
Maciej Obara Quartet – “Unloved”
Enter Jazz Festival Poznań / PL
Maciej Obara Quartet – “Unloved”
Olsztyn Young Jazz Festiwal Olsztyn / PL
Jazztopad Presents / Maciej Obara Quartet – “Unloved”
Dizzy's Coca Cola Jazz Club New York / US
Jazztopad Presents / Maciej Obara Quartet – “Unloved”
Edmonton Int'l Jazz Festival Edmonton / CA
Jazztopad Presents / Maciej Obara Quartet – “Unloved”
Victoria Int'l Jazz Fest Victoria / CA
Jazztopad Presents / Maciej Obara Quartet – “Unloved”
Vancouver Int'l Jazz Fest Vancouver / CA
Jazztopad Presents / Maciej Obara Quartet – “Unloved”
Ottawa Int'l Jazz Fest Ottawa / CA
Jazztopad Presents / Maciej Obara Quartet – “Unloved”
Rochester Int'l Jazz Fest Rochester / US
Maciej Obara / Dominik Wania
Piwnica pod Baranami Kraków / PL
Maciej Obara Quartet – “Unloved”
North Sea Jazz Rotterdam / NL
Maciej Obara Quartet – “Unloved”
Jazz na Starówce Warszawa / PL