Konrad Wiszniewski was born in Glasgow in 1980 and took up tenor saxophone at the age of 13. He toured and recorded with the European Youth Jazz Orchestra before releasing his first CD, Konrad Wiszniewski, in 2005. He has also featured on Paul Towndrow’s Six By Six, Haftor Medboe’s New Happy and albums by Deacon Blue and Scottish traditional band Skerrivore. His latest CD ‘New Focus’ with pianist Euan Stevenson was nominated for Scottish Album of the year. He is a recipient of a Scottish Jazz Award for Best Instrumentalist and a Parliamentary Jazz Award as one quarter of the ensemble Brass Jaw.
“I’m thrilled to be involved with such a prestigious ensemble as the Scottish National Jazz Orchestra. To be stretched musically with each project keeps you at the top of your game”