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Stanko in Melbourne

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Page added Jul 28, 2016 Updated Aug 5, 2016

Catch highlights from Polish trumpet player Tomasz Stanko from a recently recorded set at the Melbourne International Jazz Festival.

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A leading figure on the European jazz scene, Tomasz Stanko recently brought his quartet on tour down under. The band, which included Alexi Tuomarila (piano), Slawomir Kurkiewicz (bass) and Olavi Louhivuori (drums), performed at The Malthouse in Melbourne - and Jazztrack was on hand to record the performance.

Also featured on this episode: new music from Kevin Hays, Kamasi Washington's renowned album The Epic and a Canadian trio by the name of Myriad3.

Presented by Mal Stanley
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Jul 31, 2016. 5:00pm - 6:50pm
Aug 3, 2016. 2:00pm - 3:50pm
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Artist Biography


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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On Aug 1, 2016. 10:00pm
Anonymous said

We can merely speculate as to how Miles might have sounded if he hadn't gone electric. Close listening to the sublime sounds of Tomasz Stanko, could however, provide some clues. His live performances are trance-inducing.
How enjoyable it was to again experience the rapturous sounds of his bewitching band this past weekend against the genteel backdrop of dusk.
You keep on doin' it!
Thankyou Mal and ABC Jazz,
Christopher Lynch.

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