Tomasz Stańko (born July 11, 1942) is a Polish trumpeter, composer and improviser. Often recording for ECM, Stańko is strongly associated with free jazz and the avant-garde. Coming to prominence in the early 1960s alongside pianist Adam Makowicz in the Jazz Darings, Stańko later collaborated with pianist Krzysztof Komeda, notably on Komeda's pivotal 1966 album Astigmatic. In 1968, Stańko formed an acclaimed quintet that included Zbigniew Seifert on violin and alto saxophone, and in 1975 he formed the Tomasz Stańko-Adam Makowicz Unit. Stańko has since established a reputation as a leading figure not only in Polish jazz, but on the world stage as well, working with many notable musicians, including Jack DeJohnette, Dave Holland, Reggie Workman,Rufus Reid, Lester Bowie, David Murray, Manu Katche and Chico Freeman. In 1984 he was a member of Cecil Taylor's big band. Stańko lost his natural teeth in the 1990s, although over time he developed a new embouchure with the help of a...
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- Lady Go..., 1984
- Switzerland, 1987
- A I J
- A Farewell to Maria
- Korozje, 1986
- Wolność w sierpniu, 2005
- Leosia, 1997
- Tales for a Girl
- Selected Recordings, 2004
- We'll Remember Komeda
- Balladyna, 2000
- Music 81, 2004
- Chameleon, 2006
- Twet, 1976
- From the Green Hill, 1998
- Peyotl - Witkacy
- Almost Green, 1979
- Suite Talk, 1993
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