On the birthday of the famous trumpet, we celebrate his art in the best possible company.
The new project inspired by the Stańko recordings presents Skalpel feat. Piotr Damasiewicz – Damas. Solo for the Master, written especially for this occasion, will play the outstanding American trumpet player, Wadada Leo Smith.
The New York Quartet Tomasz Stańko will also perform, namely David Virelles on the piano, Reuben Rogers on the double bass, Gerald Cleaver on the drums.
The album “Peyotl”, once recorded by the band Stańko with the participation of Marek Walczewski, will remind the star of the experimental electronic scene We will fail and the actress of Studio Theater Irena Jun.
Tomasz Stanko received one of the tree honorary prizes 2014 given by the ‘Preis der deutschen Schallplattenkritik’ (PdSK), an independent association of more than 140 journalists from Germany, Austria and Switzerland, as it was announced on January 15th in Bonn. With the award the jury acknowledges Stanko’s lifelong work as Polands most important jazz ambassador [...]
(Waves) follow one another in parallel lines, each separated from the next by a brief distance. Scarcely has one subsided than another swells to replace it, to the accompaniment of the melancholy sound of breaking foam, warning us that all is foam.
"Les Chants de Maldoror" by Lautreamont