|Functie||instrumentalist, live act|
|Lid van groep||Saagara|
Living in Warsaw, classically trained clarinetist, improviser and composer. His main inspirations include sacred and ritual music from various cultures. In his compositions he often makes references to composers from the past to create specific contemporary polemics with or commentaries on traditional music. He is the bandleader of: Hera, Undivided and Wacław Zimpel Quartet. Additionally, he is a member of Resonance – Ken Vandermark's project. He also works with Klaus Kugel, Hamid Drake, Steve Swell, Bobby Few, Perry Robinson, Christian Ramond, Dave Rempis, Joe PcPhee, Mark Tokar, Michael Zerang and Mikołaj Trzaska. In 2010, Wacław Zimpel was proclaimed the "Musician of the Year" in Stef Gijssel's blog "Freejazz-Stef". He is also the youngest winner of the City of Poznań's Artistic Award.