Leszek Mozdzer

Polska

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9557-2
  • Barcode: 614427955722
  • German Release: 25/10/2013
  • Genre: Piano Jazz

In his home country Leszek Mozdzer is already a star. One of his most successful groups, the trio with bassist Lars Danielsson and percussionist Zohar Fresco is not that well known outside of Poland. The new album “Polska” is going to change that.

CD € 17,50



The Pole Leszek Możdżer is "a phenomenon" (Süddeutsche Zeitung). "His finely grained virtuosity is fascinating entertainment that is unrivalled in the contemporary piano craft" (FAZ). Already a star in his homeland, and in Europe the most important Polish jazz musician of his generation after Tomasz Stańko, the 42 year-old pianist from Danzig is the embodiment of the current journey of European jazz. A journey back to its roots, and at the same time to new shores: a classical education, the awareness of the own musical tradition, is almost always the basis for exploring one's own worlds of sound with masterly technique. And so it is with Możdżer, who didn't discover jazz until he was 18, to then quickly combine it with other forms. A distinctly individual sound resulted, a personal form of expression that is unmista...

line up

Leszek Możdżer / piano, celesta, vibraphone, synth
Lars Danielsson / cello, bass
Zohar Fresco / percussion, vocal


Recording Information

Produced by Możdżer - Danielsson - Fresco

Recorded at Alvernia Studios, mixed and mastered: Tadeusz Mieczkowski
Additional sound engineering: Piotr Witkowski, Piotr Taraszkiewicz
Technical Supervisors: Roman Oses, Krzysztof Bielewicz . Studio executive: Daria Druzgała
Orchestra recorded at Recordings Studios of Polish Radio – S1
Synth and celesta recorded at Studio 701 Wrocław