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'Wislawa' Tomasz Stanko

Tomasz Stanko Quintet at 2011 Sydney Festival 1
Mar 1, 2013 Updated Oct 25, 2013

Tomasz Stanko features his New York Quartet on this new release - a tribute to Polish poet Wislawa Szymborska.

Tracks on the album

Disc 1
1. 'Wislawa'
2. 'Assassins'
3. 'Metafizyka'
4. 'Dernier Cri'
5. 'Mikrokosmos'
6. 'Song For H'

Disc 2
1. 'Oni'
2. 'April Story'
3. 'Tutaj - Here'
4. 'Faces'
5. 'A Shaggy Vandal'
6. 'Wislawa'

All compositions: Tomasz Stanko

In the band

Tomasz Stanko; trumpet
David Virelles; piano
Thomas Morgan; bass
Gerald Cleaver; drums

CD: Wislawa (ECM 2304/05 3713772)
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Tomasz Stańko (born July 11, 1942) is a Polish trumpeter, composer and improviser. Often recording for ECM Records, 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,...

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