Magda Piskorczyk (pronounce: Peaskorchick) is a young singer with a mature, low and unusual
voice timbre. Described in France as "la voix noire et au costume blanc" (Black
voice in a white costume). She is a guitar, bass guitar and percussion player,
as well as a song writer.
Magda performs music of Afro-American and African heritage. She is a two-time Semifinalist of the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, USA. Four times readers of the Polish blues quarterly have chosen her the Female Vocalist of the Year. In 2009 Magda was invited to play with Konoba, an international band performing traditional West African music.
She has released two CDs: "Magda Live" (nominated to the Fryderyk Award, the most prestigious award of the Polish Phonographic Industry) and "Blues Travelling" feat. Michal Urbaniak, a reknown jazz violinist.
Magda has performed with many well-known musicians, such as Bob Margolin, Bob Brozman, Slidin' Slim, Greg Zlap, Billy Gibson and Engerling group. She regularly performs with her band and has given shows at many festivals almost all over Europe. She likes to involve the audience in collective singing, emotional shouting, hand-clapping or snapping their fingers.
Magda is a highly passionated player of Hohner guitars. At the Music Fair in Frankfurt 2011 she performed with the new Hohner Essential Roots .