"Ladies and gentlemen, a new brilliant band and a great composer appeared on the Polish stage."
Mariusz Bogdanowicz, Jazz Forum
Confusion Project is a jazz trio established in 2013 in Gdańsk, Poland.
Since forming Confusion Project have toured multiple times throughout Poland as well as performing in Italy and Holland. The group have performed at several jazz festivals, such as Komeda Jazz Festival 2013 in Slupsk, Ladies Jazz Festival 2014 in Gdynia and Gdanskie Noce Jazzowe 2014 in Gdansk, Experyment 2015. In addition we have gained awards at several jazz competitions in Poland including School & Jazz Festival 2013 and Europejskie Integracje Muzyczne 2013 and in 2014 we were in the top four finalists of the prestigious European Jazz Contest.
After being awarded an artistic scholarship by the city of Gdańsk in 2014 Confusion Project released its debut album consisting mostly of its original compositions. The album, named „How to Steal a Piano?” was enthusiastically received by the critics. In 2015 Confusion Project was also awarded an artisitc scholarship by the Pomorskie voivodeship and released it`s second album "The Future Starts Now" in October 2015.
According to critics, Confusion Project`s music is considered to be emotional, communicative and neo-romantic. The band`s ambition is to play jazz-fusion music in a fresh, delicate style and to strike a balance between humour and lyricism.
Michał Ciesielski - piano
Piotr Gierszewski - bass
Adam Golicki - drums