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.
Happy New Year!!! 2022 is going to be a very special year for us at the Tomasz Stańko Foundation and we hope to all of you – fans of Tomasz’s music! This year will mark two heartwarming aniversaries: the 80th birthday of Tomasz Stańko – born on July 11th in Rzeszów, Poland – and the 20th [...]
On July 11, 2022, the greatest Polish jazz trumpeter and composer, Tomasz Stańko, would celebrate his 80th birthday. On this occasion, the series of events devoted to the artist will be opened by birthday concerts in the places where his career begun and ended – in Rzeszów and Warsaw. During the events organized under the [...]
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 [...]