BLUES VOCALIST OF THE YEAR 2012
Shiver bringing blues singer, Bartek Przytuła, is a one of the kind man! He immediately win fan hearts with his recognizable, uncontrollable mimicry, a disarming sense of humor and finally a powerful dose of musical emotions coming straight from the heart. His music is a mix of funk, jazz and blues, and performances with his presence are based on having fun with music and improvising in a way that is overally understandable.
Despite his young age, Bartek is a potential heir to the jazz-blues musicians: at the age of 22 he visited Memphis, Tennessee (in order to participate in an international blues music competition called International Blues Challenge) and New Orleans, where he had an opportunity of the local radio appearance.
When performing on the biggest blues festivals in Poland and Czech Republic (Rawa Blues Festival, Blues Alive, Suwalki Blues Festival, Jesien z Bluesem, Jimiway Blues Festival and others) he supported the greatest living Polish and International blues artists like Rod Piazza, Corey Harris, Eric Sardinas, Maciej Malenczuk, Gienek Loska, Irek Dudek, Marcia Ball, Rick Estrin, James Blood Ulmer and many, many others. He also has performed on one scene with the greatest figures of contemporary Polish blues musicians, like Slawek Wierzcholski, Jorgos Skolias, Jacek Jagus, Magda Piskorczyk, Karolina Cygonek, Lukasz Wisniewski, Romek Puchowski, Marek „Makaron” Motyka, Bartosz Łęczycki, Tomek Kaminski, Michał”Cielak” Kielak and Robert Lenert.
- Representant of Poland on the INTERNATIONAL BLUES CHALLENGE 2011 in Memphis, TN in the Solo/Duo category.
- Bartek Przytuła chosen as Vocalist of the Year in the 2012 Blues Top Survey, the most prestigious Polish blues music poll, held by Twój Blues magazine.
- Winner of the most important blues music competitions in Poland (Rawa Blues Festival , Galicja Blues Festival, Flower Power Blues Festival and more) and the international festival Blues Alive in the Czech Republic