“We needed that ultimate technique – and that’s Marcin”: Percussive fingerstyle reaches the masses as acoustic virtuoso Marcin is revealed to be the blockbuster guitarist on Netflix’s One Piece soundtrack

Marcin playing his Ibanez signature guitar
(Image credit: Netflix: Behind the Streams/YouTube)

Since bursting onto the scene with a winning performance on Poland’s Must Be The Music talent show in 2015, it’s been a whirlwind ride for Polish acoustic guitar virtuoso Marcin.

After reaching the semi-finals of America’s Got Talent in 2017, Marcin later attracted plaudits from the likes of Tom Morello, Vernon Reid and Paul Stanley for an internet-breaking cover of Led Zeppelin’s Kashmir back in 2021, which showcased his expansive approach to percussive fingerstyle guitar.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer, GuitarWorld.com

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.