Three original tunes performed on MONTAGE. Yamaha artist Wojtek Olszak is an experienced producer, composer and session musician based in Warsaw, Poland. He has recorded over 300 albums with some of Poland’s biggest stars. A seasoned live performer, session musician and producer with over 20 years’ experience, Olsazk also runs his own studio, Woobie Doobie. In addition to his work with Poish artists, he’s worked with international ones like Eric Marienthal, Nathan East, Simon Phillips, Tommy Aldridge, Billy Sheehan and Michał Urbaniak.
The three videos below are all compositions by Olszak with contributions from Wojtek Pilichowski on bass and Michał Dąbrówka on drums.
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Yamaha Synthesizer Product Specialist Blake Angelos has over thirty years of experience with music hardware and software. An expert in music technology, Blake has conducted numerous clinics, master classes and presentations throughout the United States, Europe and Canada. In his role as Product Specialist for the Synthesizer Department Blake appears in many product videos and artist interviews, writes many articles for YamahaSynth.com and co-hosts a regular Podcast called “Behind the Synth”.
Before his work with Yamaha, he taught music theory and jazz studies courses at Arizona State University; managed a technology-focused music store in Seattle and was a production supervisor at Microsoft, where he led a team that developed groundbreaking interactive music content for the Microsoft Network. Blake holds a Bachelor of Music degree from the University of Northern Colorado and a Master of Music degree from Arizona State University. Blake currently resides in Bellingham, Washington with his family, and between his travels around the world for Yamaha, he performs as much as possible with several jazz and creative music groups in Bellingham, Seattle and other places in the Pacific Northwest.