Maciej Fortuna – Polish trumpeter, jazz composer and music producer. He was born on 13 September 1982 in Leszno In 2008 he was granted a master's degree in law at the Adam Mickiewicz University in Poznan. In 2010 he received a graduation diploma with distinction from the Karol Lipiński Academy of Music in Wrocław. Two years later he obtained the degree of Doctor of Musical Arts at the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznan. In 2014 he was honoured with the Artistic City of Poznan International award for outstanding achievements in the field of contemporary jazz, confirmed with the appreciation of Polish as well as foreign critics. 

He is one of the most active Polish jazz trumpeters of the younger generation. He concerts with his teams all over the world. Still looking for new forms of expression. Apart from creating his own language of musical expression and extending the sound palette, Maciej Fortuna experiments with live electronics and electronic processing of the trumpet sound. 

He currently teaches as an associate professor at the Ignacy Jan Paderewski Academy of Music in Poznan. He runs Fortuna Music publishing house. 





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