Pianist, educator and lecturer, actively engaged in various musical activities.
He studied the piano in the class of professor Wlodzimierz Obidowicz at the Academy of Music in Wroclaw.
For forty-two years, he combined his multi-oriented teaching activities at the Wroclaw Academy of Music (till 2001) with his 50-year artistic career in the field of popularisation of music. He is the author of the manual on teaching piano playing ‘a vista’ (without preparation).
The author and co-performer of around 4500 concerts popularising music in theme cycles for both teenagers and adults (also few hundreds of music and word concerts). Performed nearly a hundred piano recitals and more than a hundred half-recitals. Made a dozen or so radio and TV recordings.
In 1989, J. Adamowski initiated the idea of creation, co-organised, and became the first president of the F. Liszt Society in Poland. Organised several nationwide and international master courses and competitions for pianists. He was also a juror of both Internatonal F. Liszt Piano Competitions in Wroclaw.
For his activity, he has received high national distinctions and the Music Award of Wroclaw for the year 2001.