Szymon Chudy – guitar player, composer, music producer.
Szymon Chudy gave over six hundred concerts in five countries. He participated in recording of over a dozen albums, two of which brought spectacular success. Szanuj went double platinum, whereas Jamaican Trip, recorded in Tuff Gong – the legendary Bob Marley studio in Jamaica, quickly became a gold album. Together with StarGuardMuffin, Szymon Chudy was ranked fourth on the Uncharted list by the US Billboard magazine. The band was also awarded a prize from the Consulate of Jamaica in Poland.
Szymon was the only Pole among two hundred most promising young musicians in Europe according to the board of the EU project Euro-Mediterranean Youth Music Expo. As a result, he took part in a series of concerts and workshops in Cyprus, where he played with musicians from all over the Europe. He was then invited to take the stage in Cairo and Alexandria.
Today Szymon Chudy continues to pursue his adventure with music, seeking novel artistic experiences.
“(…) Utter perfectionism. This is exactly what I expect from music: deep emotions, sensibility, and musical feeling on the one hand, proficiency and professionalism on the other. (…)”Adam Sztaba (about The Lions)
Within the last couple of years Szymon performed or recorded with a number of great artists, such as Krzysztof Cugowski, Kamil Bednarek, Capleton, Chezidek, Dean Fraser, Wojtek Mazolewski, Piotr Baron, Mesajah, Stephen Newland, Natalia Niemen, just to name a few.
At the moment he works on his own independent bands: Chilli Crew and The Lions (formerly Lion Vibration). Both of the bands are currently preparing debut albums to be released in autumn 2016. Szymon also performs with Ras Luta.
In the past he has cooperated with Bakshish (2015-2016), Bethel (2012-2015), Kamil Bednarek + StarGuardMuffin (2009-2012).
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26.06 / “Piosenki ze Starej Pasieki – poezja Jana Kelusa” @ Warszawa, Poland
01.07 / Ras Luta @ Wschowa, Burning Sun Festival, Poland
02.07 / The Lions @ Czestochowa Reggae Festival, Poland
06.07 / Szymon Chudy & My Way Quartet @ Slot Art Festival, Poland
06.07-09.07 Szymona Chudy’s Guitar Workshops @ Slot Art Festival, Poland
15.07 Ras Luta @ Chalupy, Poland
06.08 Ras Luta @ Darlowo, Poland
27.08 Ras Luta @ Kunice, Poland
09.09-10.09 Chilli Crew @ Beroun, Czech
I pay special attention to the sound. In fact I am crazy about it. I have tried out dozens of guitars, effects, and amps. Although I keep seeking, I feel I have already found the sound I was looking for. I am even more glad since I have the pleasure to cooperate with leading brands.Szymon Chudy
Guitars: Ufnal Modern Classic, Gibson Goldtop ’70, Fender Telecaster ’78, Hofner Thin President E2, Baton Rouge X10C
Amps: Two Rock Studio Pro 35, Fender Hotrod Deluxe, paczki Hesu 112 i Custom Audio 212
Effects: Root Effects Vintage Drive, G Lab GSC-4, WW-1, DR-3 i SD-1, Ibanez TS-9 ’83, MXR Phase 90 ’74, Ibanez CP-9 ’87
Mikes: Sontronics Delta i Halo, Royer R-121, Telefunken CU-29, Sennheiser e906
Studio: Retro Powerstrip, Empirical Labs Distressor EL8-X, RME Fireface 800, Logic
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