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Vitold Rek & EastWestWind: Home

Read "Home" reviewed by Jerry D'Souza


Vitold Rek first studied the double bass in Cracow playing classical music. A change came when he heard Ray Brown play and from there on jazz manifested itself in his compositions and he became part of trumpet player Tomasz Stanko's band. Rek made a significant contribution and was soon in the company of outstanding improvisers like Charlie Mariano, Albert Mangelsdorff, Karl Berger and John Tchicai. He recorded with all of them and went on to lead his own groups including ...


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