Following the rhapsodic response to his debut Whirlwind releasea deluxe edition of Polka which, internationally, broke through into dance clubs and rock and indie festivalsthe double bassist now focuses attention on the music of his compatriot Krzysztof Komeda (19311969), a legend of Polish jazz and an illustrious Hollywood film composer. When Angels Fall again features his inventive quintet of Oskar Stenmark (trumpet, electronics), Marek Pospieszalski (tenor saxophone), Joanna Duda (Wurlitzer, grand piano) and Qba Janicki (drums, percussion) as they explore the prolific output of this enigmatic and tragically departed creative talent.
As always, in addition to the featured album there is a selection of recent releases with a leaning towards improvisation and the avant-garde.
Wojtek Mazolewski Quintet "When Angels Fall" from When Angels Fall (Whirlwind) 00:00
Ben Markley Quartet "Sentience" from Slow Play (OA2 Records) 05:22
John Heward Quintet "Improvisation 4" from John Heward Quintet (Mode Records) 11:56
Konstrukt "Lotus Variations Part 1" from Live at Cafe Oto, Again (Konstrukt Music) 33:12
Daniel Bernardes & Drumming GP "Bolero" from Liturgy of the Birds, In Memoriam Olivier Messiaen (Clean Feed) 42:22
Wojtek Mazolewski Quintet "Crazy Girl" from When Angels Fall (Whirlwind) 53:33
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