Urszula Dudziak

September 13, 2023

Urszula Dudziak is the absolute legend of polish jazz scene – an amazing vocalist, gifted with a four-and-a-half octave voice, she was dubbed „jazz singer of the year” by the Los Angeles Times in 1979.


From 1973 to 2003, she lived in New York, where she recorded dozens of albums with Michal Urbaniak for such prestigious record companies as Columbia records, Atlantic records, Arista records. She has performed or recorded albums with such artists as Nina Simone, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Bobby McFerrin, Sting, Gil Evans, Michael Brecker, Herbie Hancock or Archie Shepp, among many others.


She performed for two seasons in the Christmas musical “Bending Towards the Light’ in New York alongside Lionel Hampton, Clark Terry, Dave Brubeck, among others. The project premiered at Lincoln Center’s famed concert hall: the Avery Fisher Hall. The album, recorded as a duet with Adam Makowicz and released by Columbia Records, was top rated by the prestigious Down Beat magazine, receiving 5 stars.

She is the co-composer of the worldwide hit musical: Papaya.

Urszula received an award from the prestigious American arts institution National Endowment of Arts. She performed at the prestigious festival dedicated to Thelonious Monk at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., which was recorded and shown more than once on American television on the HBO channel. A very active and creative artist. She is the author of two books, “I’ll Sing Everything to You” and “I’ll Sing More to You“.