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The project is a musical quintet `Komeda Project`, tribute which was the work of the great Polish composer, entitled` Requiem`, received the highest critical acclaim. The musicians do not hide the fact that just gave it during the recording of the plate, and, nevertheless, this work has brought great satisfaction to all the participants.No doubt, that the Polish musician Krzysztof Komeda (Krzysztof Komeda) has had an enormous influence on the development of Polish jazz. He was respected for the powerful creative insight and revered as a great honor to play with him. Komeda became a real guru for young Polish jazz musicians as well as experts and musicians all over the world.knownhow strongly influenced by the European music of the American jazz tradition. And so truly amazing (and less complex) is recognized as a reverse process - the integration of European jazz sounds to the west.
Jazz band `Komeda Project` - is a pianist,composer and arranger Andrzej Vinnytsia (Andrzej Vinnytsia) and saxophonist Krzysztof Medina (Christopher Medina). These two musicians are a driving force behind the project. Trumpeter Russ Johnson (Russ Johnson), bassist Scott Colley (Scott Colley) and drummer Neshit Waits (Nasheet Waits) are invited to the team members.Band debut album is `Crazy Girl`, following the work of the group began to drive` Rekviem` (Requiem). Both albums carry the music of the legendary Pole Krzysztof Komeda, by a strange coincidence had time during the life of only two to release his own album. Generally, Komeda creativity known today to fans and performers of jazz in all the world.Musicians Vinnitsa and Medina are playing together for over thirty years. Before moving to the US in the late eighties, they have played at home, in Poland, and also had concerts in other European countries. Trumpeter Johnson has a track record of working with the greatest jazz musicians of our time, including Kenny Wheeler (Kenny Wheeler),Bill Frisell (Bill Frisell), David Liebman (David Liebman) or other `kitov` jazz music.
Scott Colley is one of the famous contemporary bassists, is in great demand as a session musician. A summary of the drummer Neshita Waits includes working with musicians such as Stephon Harris (Stefon Harris),Andrew Hill (Andrew Hill) and `The Mingus Big Band`.
The project is a musical quintet `Komeda Project`, who appeared a tribute to the work of the great Polish composer, entitled` Requiem`, received the highest critical acclaim. The musicians do not hide the fact that just gave it during the recording of the plate, and, nevertheless,this work has brought great satisfaction to all the participants.
There is no doubt that this album will be one of the most outstanding projects of the quintet.
They say that in ihmuzyke comes to life itself Krzysztof Komeda - so bright, saturated, boldly and brilliantly they `poklonilis` his album to his music.Difficult to perceive unusual to jazz ear ordinary listener, this music is and wins the hearts of those who hear and understand jazz worldwide. Despite the fact that the sound at the concert works of not less than forty years, their incredible live jazz and bebop late fifties, which is clearly heard in the game,filled with the sound of joy and a certain atmosphere of those years. So, from `Komeda Project` musicians magnificently managed to transfer music of the last century in our days, breathing new life into it, and at the same time without losing its sound.
Individual accolades earned and the actual execution, virtuoso musicians appliances.They say that the pianist Vinnytsia is a much more powerful pianist Krzysztof Komeda than was, however, this does not in any way detract from the merits of the legendary Pole, his music has inspired more than one generation of jazz musicians in Europe and America.
In general,the composition of the musicians `Komeda Project` changesin the project and then come to session musicians, the core of the team remains saxophonist Krzysztof Medina and pianist Andrzej Vinnytsia