Jacek Onuszkiewicz - Norrbotten Big Band
We are glad to inform you about a new member of the Yamaha Artist Family.
Jacek Onuszkiewicz is one the leading trumpet players in Scandinavia.
Jacek was born in 1980 in Warsaw, Poland. For his studies at music high school he moved to Sweden and that was where he first met jazz.
He later study classical trumpet at Örebro University but he felt that his heart belongs to jazz and that’s why he continued to study jazz at the Royal College of Music in Stockholm.
After moving to Stockholm Jacek began to build his career as a lead, section and solo trumpeter.
He was often engaged in various theaters, bands, studiosessions and television shows. Jacek became a member of the timba/salsa band Calle Real and their album was nominated by the Latin Grammy Awards for “Best Salsa Album of the Year.”
Through all the years he have played and toured with such bands as: Stockholm Jazz Orchestra, Tolvan Big band, Blue House Jazz Orchestra, Stora Stygga, Ann-Sofi Söderqvist Jazz Orchestra (ASJO), European Jazz Orchestra and many others.
Since 2014 Jacek is employed in Norrbotten Big Band which performs with the best jazz/pop artists from around the world.
“We are absolute pleased to add Jacek to our great team of trumpet players. His versatility and lead trumpet playing is absolute impressive! For the ones who had no chance to hear him until now – watch out for the next ITG conference where he is also a member of the Yamaha European Trumpet Allstars.” – Timo Hänf, Product Specialist, Brass, Yamaha Music Europe.