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Tomasz Stanko New York Quartet: Wisława(ECM)

The great Polish trumpeter Tomasz Stanko, after decades spent imparting a classically influenced eastern European pensiveness to the sound of Miles Davis, has rediscovered his own kind of New York vibe – with a cutting-edge young American rhythm section, and unique Cuban pianist David Virelles. There’s plenty of Stanko’s familiar brooding tenderness, but episodes of fiery, time-stretching postbop worthy of the 1960s Miles quintet too.

December Avenue

ECM 2532 CD 6025 5726302 2 RELEASE: MARCH 31ST 2017

Tomasz Stanko New York Quartet December Avenue

DREAM PROJECT

"Music it is a kind of dream." Beautiful video clip for a charity DREAM PROJECT.

Reportage

A few nice picks from the Festival in Sarajevo

Grand Central

An animation to a tune "Grand Central" from "Dark Eyes" album

Polin

Tomasz Stańko "Polin" Music for Polin - Museum of The History of Polish Jews

Honorary prize 2014 from The German Record Critics’ Award Association

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 [...]