Majkowski, born 1983, is a double bassist from Sydney, Australia.
He began his musical activities as a jazz bassist, and has since developed
an active interest in a wide spectrum of contemporary music. Mike is a
long time devotee of the experimental music community in Sydney, is a
member of the large-scale Sydney-based electro-acoustic improvisational
group ‘The Splinter Orchestra,’ and has curated for the NOWnow
improvised music concert series.
Mike collaborates with some of Australia’s most highly regarded
improvisers: Jon Rose, Jim Denley, Chris Abrahams, Amanda Stewart, Clayton
Thomas, Clare Cooper, Robbie Avenaim, Martin Ng. In other parts of the
world, Mike has performed with other highly regarded improvisers, including:
Axel Doerner, Han Bennink, Paul Lovens, Wilbert de Joode, Toby Delius,
Steve Heather, Michael Thieke.
He has recently been focusing on solo playing, and is currently exploring
how the use of refined extended techniques develops the sound and style
of the work.