Olo Walicki

Olo Walicki is a double bass player, composer and producer. He was born in Gdansk in Poland in 1974. Founding member of OW Kaszebe and Zespol Ciesni i Tarca. Walicki composes music for theatre and film, and plays improvised musical instruments. Walicki is a part of Warsaw’s alternative scene. He creates dance theatre performances. Walicki works with Ingmar Villqist and Andrzej Sweryn. At 16 years old, he was part of the avantgarde band Niebieski Lotnik along with Jacek Olter and Jerzy Mazzoll. He was part of the “yass scene”, and worked alongside its creators, Tymon Tymanski (Mikolaj Trzaska), Tomasz Gincinski. Walicki was an active member of Leszek Mozdzer’s bands for many years. He recorded and performed with Zbigniew Namyslowski quartet between 1996 and 2004. Olo Walicki was part of Loskot, which was a free-jazz band. He also played with Oczi Cziorne, Szwagierkolaska and the late line up of Milosc. He was a part of many different albums. His own label has published some of his original projects. 2003-2007 music to “Sprawa miasta Elit”, “Helmucik”, and “Oskar i Ruth”, theatre plays directed by Ingmar VIllqist. The album “Metalla Pretiosa” contains music by Olo Walicki. The album also features music by Maurice de Martin, Leszek Molka, and Maciek Szupica. Marcin Bors’ 2011 album “EWA Film Music” Zespol Ciesni i Tanca / Wojtek Mazolewski / Tomek Sowinski

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