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Marcin Wasilewski Trio: January

Read "January" reviewed by Budd Kopman

From the first notes of the beautiful and seductive January, two things are immediately evident-- that the piano trio, now named after its pianist Marcin Wasilewski, is making a true statement of purpose, and that this recording is an arrival achieved through sound, primarily Wasilewski's rapturous sound.

Wasilewski, bassist Slawomir Kurkiwicz and drummer ...

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Marcin Wasilewsky Trio: January

Read "January" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Questo nuovo lavoro dell’affermato trio polacco, reso noto dalla collaborazione con il trombettista Tomasz Stanko (clicca qui per leggere le recensione del CD Lontano), suscita differenti reazioni. Perché se da un lato non si può negare la maestria dei tre musicisti, tangibile fin dalla prima breve traccia, dall’altro l’ascolto svela progressivamente una certa ridondanza delle pur preziose cesellature dei ...

Marcin Wasilewski Trio: January

Read "January" reviewed by Chris May

With January, pianist Marcin Wasilewski, bassist Slawomir Kurkiewicz and drummer Michal Miskiewicz step out of the benign shadow of their mentor, trumpeter Tomasz Stanko--on whose Soul Of Things (ECM, 2001), Suspended Night (ECM, 2003) and Lontano (ECM, 2005) they were featured accompanists--and confirm the mighty promise of their international solo debut, Trio (ECM, 2005).


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Marcin Wasilewski Trio: January

Read "January" reviewed by Dan McClenaghan

Listening to “The First Touch," the opening cut on the Marcin Wasilewski Trio's disc, January, is like slipping into a shimmering dream. The piano trio's sound is gentle, drifting and contemplative. Space is a factor, as is intricate three-way interplay. The music fits into the much written of “ECM Records aesthetic"--a sound not too far from ...

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Marcin Wasilewski Trio: January

Read "January" reviewed by John Kelman

They've gone under a number of names but, regardless of the moniker, this Polish piano trio--first gaining international exposure with trumpeter Tomasz Stanko, with whom they still work--has been working together for fifteen years. Stanko's Soul of Things (ECM, 2001) brought them the attention they deserved, but most remarkable has been their rapid growth, with Trio ...