Natalia Kordiak [PL]
Natalia Kordiak - vocalist, composer, improviser, organizer. The artist nominated for the award of the Polish Phonographic Academy "FRYDERYK
2020” in the category PHONOGRAPHIC DEBUT OF THE YEAR - JAZZ. Her debut, authorial album "BAJKA", which she created with her Quintet, released in October 2019 by the prestigious Slovak label HEVHETIA, only after a few months was included in the summaries of the Best Jazz Albums of 2019 by Jazz Forum Magazine and
Polish.jazz.blogspot. Her voice, apart from the broadly understood singing, is treated as another instrument using various means of expression. In music, she values the authenticity of dialogue, being present and creating a space where the boundary between reason and madness is blurred, and reality becomes an abstraction.
In 2018 she founded her original band Natalia Kordiak Quintet, with which she performs jazz music, improvised, created with sensitivity. They create stories that are listened to and experienced at the same time.
Grand Prix winner - Voicingers 2018 - International Jazz Contest for Singing Musicians. She has performed on many music stages, including the following festivals: Jazz Juniors 2020, Poznań: Komeda Maraton 2020 - Music of whispers, Silesian Jazz Festival, Blue Note Poznań Competition, Tarnów Jazz Contest, Voicingers, Voicingers on Tour.
For years, she has been cooperating with the National Philharmonic in Warsaw during educational jazz concerts for children and youth. She also co-organizes Voicingers Festival and cooperates with the Hevhetia label as the organizer of the Polish part of Jazzbus Showcase.
Currently, a master’s student at the Jazz Departament, Academy of Music in Katowice, a graduate of "Bednarska" - Henryk Majewski College of Jazz in Warsaw.
photo: Przemysław Kleczkowski