One of the most successful Polish pianists of the younger generation, Piotr Orzechowski (Pianohooligan), went on a tour around Taiwan with legendary jazz vibraphonist Victor Mendoza.
Despite his young age, Piotr Orzechowski has already won many prestigious awards - with, among others, the Grand Prix of the renowned Montreux Jazz Piano Solo Competition or first prize of the international jazz contest for youth orchestras - Jazz Hoeilaart in Belgium, won together with his band High Definition. He is currently studying at one of the most prestigious music colleges in the world - Berklee College of Music - Valencia Campus. It was the Director of Berklee Valencia Campus, excellent vibraphone virtuoso Victor Mendoza, who invited Orzechowski to participate in the tour around Taiwan during the Taiwan International Percussion Convention (TIPC). As part of Mendoza's project, Pianohooligan played three concerts in the cities of Hsinchu, Taipei and Kaohsiung.
A native of Mexico, Victor Mendoza is considered one of the most prominent representatives of the Latin Jazz genre. Composer, teacher and leader of many bands, has so far invited to cooperation most outstanding musicians, including pianists such as Danilo Pérez and Michel Camilo.
Organizer: Taipei International Percussion Convention