Marcin Malinowski was born and grew up in Gdynia, Poland, a port city on Baltic Sea. He got musical education in Gdañsk and started working as a professional musician in the Tri-City (Trójmiasto) area. He participated in various musical stage productions, different projects of local bands and cultural institutions in Poland and abroad.
In 2002 he moved to Warsaw where he worked as session / freelance musician in addition to his own individual projects. Marcin Malinowski performed with different bands in various styles (jazz, fusion, hip-hop). During that period he also worked as a music tutor.
Marcin Malinowski recordings
During the next few years, Marcin Malinowski recorded with several talented musicians such as guitarist Marek K¹dziela (2004), vocalist Julia Soko³owska (2005), guitarist Deniz Atalay (since 2005 - as a leader and instrumentalist on Deniz' projects), vocalist Freedom Lawrence (2007 - the ONE SPIRIT project), guitarist Frederick Carrilho (2008), percussionist & composer Renu Hossain (2009).
Between 2004 and 2007 Marcin Malinowski toured in Europe with musical stage productions. Those were the years when he started performing in clubs all over Poland.
2010 saw the start of m2records, recording label that released El Camino's album ("Bli¿ej") - the Mariusz Kozicki band with his participation as keyboardist, arranger and producer. The same year, Marcin Malinowski was performing with El Camino in Poland.
In 2011, Marcin Malinowski co-composed and recorded the song "What Do I Do", along with Aphreme, producer and composer, featured Cei Bei, deep house vocalist. Album "What Do I Do" was released on vinyl in the US by Seasons Recordings.
Marcin Malinowski collaboration
In October 2012 Marcin Malinowski started collaborating with Armenian musicians. They performed at Cafesjian Center For The Arts in Yerevan, Armenia. In November he also joined Con Alma, band founded by vocalist and pianist Nara Arakelyan and trumpet player Yervand Margaryan. Backing them was: Marat Hakobyan on alto saxophone, Gurgen Ghazaryan on bass, Armen Avetisyan on drums and Levon Avetisyan on percussions. Performances were held in Yerevan's music clubs.
In February Marcin Malinowski was a part of International Improvising Nights, the common project with guitarist and vocalist Dario Elia (Italy), that ixed various styles and inspirations, from jazz to electronic ambient music. They teamed up with Armenian musicians: Sash Saljyan on bass and Roman Shahinyan on drums. Concerts were held in Yerevan, Armenia in such music clubs as: Ulikhanyan Club, The Club and Club11.