Maciek Pysz is a Polish guitarist and composer based in the UK and France, known for his clear lyrical phrasing, his virtuosity, and his imaginative cinematic compositions.
To date, he has released three albums as a leader, three as co-leader and has played on seven albums as a sideman. He has worked with musicians such as Richard Galliano, Daniele di Bonaventura, Tim Garland, Francois Arnaud and Ivo Neame to name a few and has appeared at festivals in the UK, Poland, France, and Italy. Maciek released a duo album "Coming Home" (Caligola Records) with ECM artist Daniele di Bonaventura in October 2017, "Space Jazz" with a French trio on a German label Ozella Music. He released latest album "A View" in October 2019 (Caligola Records). His debut album "Insight" (33Jazz) features Yuri Goloubev and Asaf Sirkis, and ECM artist Daniele di Bonaventura appears on his second album, "A Journey." This album, released on Dot Time Records, received several 4-star reviews, including one from Ian Mann who wrote: "Pysz is a quiet virtuoso who has developed into one of the most distinctive guitarists around". In May 2017 he released a duo album London Stories (33Jazz) with guitarist Gianluca Corona which received a 5-star review from Lance Liddle "There won't be many if any, better guitar albums either side of the Atlantic this year." *****