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Tomasz Stanko Quartet: Dark Eyes

Read "Dark Eyes" reviewed by Ian Patterson

As a trumpeter, Tomasz Stanko clearly owes a debt to Miles Davis; yet, after four decades making some of the most arresting small ensemble jazz music in Europe, the Polish veteran perhaps deserves to be considered in the same category as the iconic legend. As a trumpeter, composer and leader, Stanko has few peers, past or ...

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Tomasz Stanko: Dark Eyes

Read "Dark Eyes" reviewed by David Adler

Much of trumpeter Tomasz Stanko's output in the '00s featured the piano trio of countrymen Marcin Wasilewski, Slawomir Kurkiewicz and Michal Miskiewicz. Dark Eyes is a departure--the first recording to feature the Polish icon's new quintet with pianist Alexi Tuomarila, guitarist Jakob Bro, bassist Anders Christensen and drummer Olavi Louhivuori.

Bit by bit, the ...

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Tomasz Stanko: Dark Eyes

Read "Dark Eyes" reviewed by AAJ Italy Staff

Chiuso il capitolo col quartetto, il trombettista polacco torna a collaborare con musicisti scandinavi disegnando nuove trame notturne e riproponendo l'essenza profonda della sua musica. Lo spettro timbrico è ampliato con l'ingresso del chitarrista elettrico Jakob Bro mentre quello ritmico assume nuova pregnanza grazie alle frammentazioni del batterista Olavi Louhivuori. Ancora una volta l'arte di Stanko lascia ammirati. In questo ...