A graduate of the Academy of Music in Katowice at the Department of Jazz and Popular Music (1998). He made his debut on the jazz scene in 1993, taking part in the Jazz Juniors competition in Krakow with the Youth Formation team. With the Joint Venture band, he won the first prize at this festival in 1995, at the Jazz Standards Festival in Siedlce (1996) and the prize for the most promising group at the Europ ‘Jazz Contest in Hoelaart (1996), he is the winner of the first prize at the Jazz Percussion Competition in Grodzisk Mazowiecki (1998). He also won individual distinction at the Jazz nad Odra Festival in Wrocław (1998).
Musicians with whom co-operated and recorded were Janusz Muniak, Jan Ptaszyn Wróblewski, Tomasz Szukalski, Zbigniew Namysłowski, Andrzej Olejniczak, Adam Pierończyk, Kuba Stankiewicz, Piotr Wojtasik, Piotr Baron, Andrzej Cudzich, Grzegorz Nagórski, Jarosław Śmietana, Henryk Miśkiewicz and Darek “Oles “Oleszkiewicz, Michał Tokaj, Piotr Wyleżoł, Aga Zaryan, Grażyna Auguścik, Urszula Dudziak, Iza Zając, Ewa Bem, David Doruzka, Jaromir Honzak, Lee Konitz, Bennie Maupin, Greg Osby, Gary Thomas, Chris Cheek, Dino Saluzzi, Dan Tepfer, David Murray, David Friedman, Bobby Watson, Brad Terry, Tuna Otenel, William Galison, Steve Logan et al. He has performed at many jazz festivals in Poland and abroad.
He recorded over 50 albums.