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Darek Oles


DAREK "OLES" Oleszkiewicz was born on February 20, 1963 in Wroclaw, Poland. At the age of five Darek began his music education at the State Music School in Wroclaw. Piano was his first instrument, but later he played guitar, electric bass and finally at eighteen years old, he switched to acoustic bass. While in his teens he played with am-ateur groups, evolving in popular music styles from rock, blues, jazz-rock to straight ahead jazz. In the early 1980's, Darek participated in various jazz festivals and national competitions for young musicians. In 1983, he was the most awarded musician at the Jazz Juniors in Cracow, winning the first individual prize, first prize for jazz composition and a second prize in jazz combo category


My Story In Song

Label: Herron Song Records
Released: 2023
Track listing: Devils’ In The Details; No More Regrets; Modern Day Angel; Never Make Your Move Too Soon; Density; Alone Too Long; The Big Seduction; Footsteps; Consider My Love; Dawn; Sweet Lullaby; Hallelujah.


Article: Live Review

Garda Jazz Festival

Read "Garda Jazz Festival" reviewed by Giuseppe Segala

Trentino Jazz Garda Jazz Festival Diverse località dell'Alto Garda 31.7-13.8.2023 Il Garda Jazz Festival, nell'ambito dell'ampia programmazione di Trentino Jazz, esibiva quest'anno sui propri manifesti lo slogan “Getting Younger," con riferimento sia al potere rigenerante della buona musica sulle funzioni cognitive, che alla presenza nel cartellone di una folta schiera ...


Live In Italy

Label: Fuzzy Music
Released: 2022
Track listing: Agrodolce; New Hope; Old School Blues; Nuages; Three-Quarter Molly; Turnaround; Con Alma; Snowglobe; The Honeymoon; Dear Chick.


Article: Year in Review

Ludovico Granvassu's Garden Of Jazzy Delights 2022

Read "Ludovico Granvassu's Garden Of Jazzy Delights 2022" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

The depth and range of the music that jazz players have put on record in 2022 are so big that summarizing this “year in jazz" by selecting only ten albums feels akin to taking the photo of a breath-taking landscape with an ultra-low resolution camera... Ten years from now, how is one supposed to understand how ...


Article: Album Review

Alan Pasqua, Peter Erskine, Darek Oles: Live In Italy

Read "Live In Italy" reviewed by Jim Worsley

Pianist Alan Pasqua and drummer Peter Erskine have been playing together for over fifty years now. For over twenty years Darek Oles has completed the trio on double bass. While brilliant upper-echelon musicians in their own right, the magic that ensues in this trio is remarkable. Could playing together for so long, performing thousands of shows ...


Article: Radio & Podcasts

Brian Landrus, George Russell and Others

Read "Brian Landrus, George Russell and Others" reviewed by Jerome Wilson

This show features different styles of jazz music, such as sleek large ensemble work from Brian Landrus and George Russell and trios led by Charles Lloyd, Jaki Byard and Frank Kimbrough. Playlist Henry Threadgill Sextett “I Can't Wait Till I Get Home" from The Complete Novus & Columbia Recordings of Henry Threadgill & Air ...


Article: Radio & Podcasts

Leyla McCalla, Peter Erskine, Elvin Bironien, Antares Flare & More New Releases

Read "Leyla McCalla, Peter Erskine, Elvin Bironien, Antares Flare & More New Releases" reviewed by Ludovico Granvassu

One of the traits that we love most in jazz is its ability to promote encounters and mixtures... and mixtures is what this set is all about.Happy listening!Playlist Ben Allison “Mondo Jazz Theme (feat. Ted Nash & Pyeng Threadgill)" 0:00 Leyla McCalla “Nan Fon Bwa" Breaking the Thermometer (Anti/Epitaph) 0:16 Host talks ...


Article: Album Review

Chris Coyle: Phantasma Trio Vol. 1

Read "Phantasma Trio Vol. 1" reviewed by Karl Ackermann

Bassist and composer Chris Coyle is based in Philadelphia, and had previously issued three albums as leader which speak to his broad musical interests. Along with original pieces, he has covered a plethora of styles from re-imagined Duke Ellington to Middle Eastern hybrids. Coyle is also a member of the Relâche chamber ensemble which performs modern ...


Article: Radio & Podcasts

A Selection Of Brand New Releases

Read "A Selection Of Brand New Releases" reviewed by Bob Osborne

On this week's show all new releases from Alex Sipiagin, Amanda Irarrázabal and Miriam Den Boer Salmón, David Murray Brave New World Trio, Peter Erskine, Alan Pasqua & Darek Oles, Brian Molley Quartet, Bagland, E3 by Alex Lacusta, and Mary Halvorson.Playlist Show Intro 00:00 Alex Sipiagin “Rush Hour" from Ascent To The Blues (Posi-tone) ...


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