- MA,Music Academy in Katowice. Poland
Trained at a conservatory in his native country of Poland, Bronek performed throughout Europe, including such venues as the Montreux and North Sea (Holland) jazz festivals. After studying at conservatories in Poland and Sweden, and performing with major American jazz artists such as Don Cherry, Thad Jones, Roland Hannah, Mel Lewis, and Mal Waldron, Bronek immigrated to America. Since his arrival in Boston, he has become one of the most sought-after bassists in New England.
Bronek recently participated in the Winter Jazz festival in Bielsko-Biala, Poland where he was recognized as a member of the first professional jazz ensemble established there 45 years ago. He also performed this past winter with the Artie Shaw Orchestra on their Jazz Cruise from Barcelona to Miami, and locally with the Joe Hunt Trio
During the 2012-2013 season of the New Bedford Symphony Orchestra, Bronek accompanied artists Katherine Chi, piano; Alexander Schimpf, piano; Diane McVey, soprano, and Michael Ludwig, violin. The orchestra performed music of John Corigliano, Edward Elgar, W. A. Mozart, L. van Beethoven, G. F. Handel, F. Schubert, and F. J. Haydn.
Most recently Bronek performed Beethoven's 9th Symphony with the New Bedford Symphony in New Bedford and in the Sanders Theatre in Boston. In February of 2017 he played in Istanbul, Turkey with Oriental Wind Orchestra under the direction of the legendary Turkish drummer, Okay Temiz.