Pawel Kaczmarczyk

Complexity In Simplicity - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9484-2
  • Barcode: 614427948427
  • German Release: 25/09/2009
  • Genre: Piano Jazz

Um Komplexes ganz einfach, aber trotzdem aufregend klingen zu lassen, bedarf es entweder großer Erfahrung oder eines einzigartigen Talents wie jenes von Pawel Kaczmarczyk.

No longer available – out of print

There would be something missing from European jazz as we know it without the addition of Poland’s distinctive voice. Krzysztof Komeda and Tomasz Stanko for example were at the forefront of the wave of musicians who purposefully translated the urgent sounds of freedom emanating from Miles Davis and John Coltrane into a uniquely European vocabulary, enthralling not only the jazz scene in their homeland, but serving as a source of inspiration for musicians throughout the world. In Poland, the younger generation of jazz musicians such as Leszek Możdżer and Marcin Wasilewski are celebrated like pop stars, and have made themselves well known outside of Poland. 25 year old pianist Paweł Kaczmarczyk is on the right path to follow them - ever since his Live album with the KBD trio was chosen as the “Album of the Year” in the 2005 Polish Publi...

line up

Paweł Kaczmarczyk – piano
Radek Nowicki – soprano & tenor saxophone
Tomasz Grzegorski – tenor saxophone, bass clarinet
Grzech Piotrowski – soprano saxophone
Łukasz Poprawski – alto saxophone
Jerzy Małek – trumpet
Rafał Sarnecki – guitar
Wojciech Pulcyn – double bass
Michał Barański – double bass
Łukasz Żyta – drums
Paweł Dobrowolski – drums
Bogusz Wekka – percussions

Recording Information

Recorded and mixed 2009 at Tokarnia Recording Studio by Jan Smoczyński
Mastering by Klaus Scheuermann at 4ohm music, Munich

Produced by Pawel Kaczmarczyk

Cover art: "e per la musica", multiple by Werner Büttner © 2000 / ACT ART COLLECTION