Grzegorz Welizarowicz

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genre(subgenre):
Music (alternative rock, ambient, improvisation, jazz, theatre music, traditional African music)
Performing Arts (dance / modern)
instruments:
Bass, Djembe, Drums
region:
Europe, Eastern
country/territory:
Poland
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created on:
July 27, 2007
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Grzegorz Welizarowicz

Grzegorz Welizarowicz was born in Gdansk on 17.02.1972. Bass player, guitarist, vocalist, drummer and actor.
Holding a PhD in Amrican Studies and working at the English Institute at the University of Gdansk, Poland. Has been playing and composing since the early 1990s. In 1993 co-founds EGO and alternative rock band in Gdansk. EGO debutes with a full album in 1997 the publish their only CD "Swiatowid" on Antena Krzyku UNC label. In 1994 co-founds MORDY and experimental rock band. They have published 4 Cds to date ("Normalforma", "Zapiski ze Strychu", "Of Fruits", "Antrology"). In 1998-1999 plays in Croffessima (with Tomasz Szwelnik, Tomasz Ballaun and Wojciech Michalowski). In 1998 joins Chlupot Mozgu - Jacek Staniszewsk´s experimental psychedelic rock band. In 2000/2001 studies with African Drums Master Nana Yaw Asiedu in San Diego, California. Since 2001 has played African drums with Larry Okey Ugwu´s Ikenga Drummers in Gdansk, Poland. In 2005 co-founds an experimental dance theater group Good Girl Killer. Has played with bands in Poland, Denmark, France, California. Since 1998 has regurally cooperated with dance theaters composing muisc for the following performances: Komedia w dawnym stylu albowiem nic sie nie zda-da-rza Dada von Bzdulov (Chlupot Mozgu); 1999, Apartament 001 Dada von Bzdulov (with Marcin Dymiter); premiere: january 2000, Nietota Dada von Bzdulov (with Datadisk, Ikenga, Mordy); july 2000, La Luta Continua by Anny Steller (with Datadisk), co-writer, premiere: december 2001; O! by Anna Steller and Milena Rewinska - co-composer (with Tomasz Bregmann), 2004. Good Girl Killer - Good Girl Killer (co-founder with Anna Steller, Magda Jedra, Zibi Bienkowski, 2005. His first solo record "Co nas laczy?" is to be published in late 2007.

Works

Musical works for theater:

Production / Performance,
2007
1999 -Theater DADA VON BZDULOW -"Komedia w dawnym stylu abowiem nic si? nie zd-da-rza" (music with CHLUPOT MOZGU) 2000 - ANNA STELLER AND DADA VON BZDULOW "Apartment 001" (music with Marcin Dymiter) 2001 - DADA VON BZDULOW "Nietota" (music with members of MORDY, WIELORYB, IKENGA DRUMMERS) 2001 - ANNA STELLER "La Luta Continua" (music with Robert Suszko of WIELORYB) 2003 - ANNA STELLER and MILENA REWI?SKA - "O!" (music with Tomasz Lewandowski of MORDY) 2005 - GOOD GIRL KILLER "Good Girl Killer" (music with Zbigniew Bienkowski) 2005 - "Quad" by Samuel Beckett - music with Rafal Detkos for the Occasional Theatre, Sopot, Poland

Musical works:

Published Audio,
2007
1997 - EGO "Swiatowid" 2000 - MORDY "Normalforma" 2001 - CHLUPOT MOZGU "Mock Live Act" 2002 - MORDY Zapiski ze strychu 2003 - CHLUPOT MOZGU Are You Lonesome Tonight???" 2004 - MORDY "Antrology" 2005 - IKENGA DRUMMERS "Lustereczko"

Merits

2000/2001 - Fulbright Scholarship at the Department of Theatre at the University of California, San Diego, California, USA;
2002 - Participation in the Classics of Chcano Theatre Festival at the University of California, Los Angeles, California, USA;
11-18. 03.2000 - Scholarship holder of the Salzburg Seminar entiteled "American Drama: Text and Performance", Salzburg, Austria;
Organiser of scientific visits at the Uniwersity of Gdansk (professor John R. Leo - University of Rhode Island, Providence, Ruben C. Gonzalez - University of California, Davis and others);
Participant of PASE and PAAS scientific conferences in Pulawy, Ustronie, Gdansk, San Francisco (2001) and Tuscon (2001) in USA.

Www

The official website of MORDY

The official website of Good Girl Killer