Friday, June 30
$30 / members $25.50 / youth $15
Piotr Lemańczyk is considered one of the greatest European jazz bass players. He performs and records with international jazz names such as: Walter Smith III, Jerry Bergonzi, Seamus Blake, Dave Kikoski, Tim Hagans, Brian Melvin, Gary Novak, Avishai Cohen-tr, Soweto Kinch, Leszek Możdżer, Krzesimir Dębski, Zbigniew Namysłowski, Dominik Wania, Krystyna Stańko, MAP, Maciej Sikała and others.
He has recorded six original albums which have received excellent reviews in such magazines as Down Beat, JazzTimes, and Jazz Forum. He is a laureate of jazz competitions: Jazz Juniors 95 'and 96' in Krakow, where he was awarded for individuality, compositions and as the best instrumentalist. Jazz on the Odra 96 '- award for composition and Pomeranian Jazz Autumn 96', where he received the "Golden Key to Career". He is a member of many leading Polish jazz bands and the only European of the American band BEATLEJAZZ. In addition, he participated in recording more than 60 albums with top artists of the Polish jazz scene such as Zbigniew Namysłowski, Adam Pierończyk, Maciej Sikała, Jan Ptaszyn Wróblewski, Janusz Muniak, Jacek Kochan, Kazimierz Jonkisz, Wojciech Staroniewicz, Krystyna Stańko, Sławek Jaskułke and others. He was nominated for the FRYDERYK 2011 award in the JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR category.
Meet the band
A guitarist, a session musician, a composer. Graduate of the Music Academy in Gdańsk. 1st place on the 7th International K. Sosiński Contest Estrada Gitarowych Talentów, named the Greatest Hope on the 11th International Festival Gdańskie Spotkania Gitarowe in 2001. Laureate of the 11th Young Jazz-Blues Bands Review in 2008 in Gdynia.
In 2018 noted as one of five top best jazz polish guitarists by the JazzForum magazine’s music critique’s voting.
Jazz vibraphonist, composer, born in 1977. In 2020 & 2021 he has been awarded as the best vibraphonist in Jazz Top by Jazz Forum magazine. From 2021 lecturer at the Academy of Music in Gdansk.
His album „Projektor” was rated one of the top ten albums of 2005 by the Jazz Forum magazine and in 2010 his last record ,,Vice Versa” was nominated for the FRYDERYKI Award. In 2013 „Kropla Slowa”, the album of Krystyna Stanko in which Bukowski composed most of the music, was chosen as the best album of the year by Jazz Forum magazine.
Tyler started drumming at age 10, honed his artistry in high school big bands and experimental jazz combos, and has blossomed into one of the country's most innovative and sought-after drummers. His first solo album, a critically acclaimed exploration of post bop released in 2005 called Shadows of a Brighter Day, was selected for a National Jazz Compilation called Dig Your Roots.
In 2013, Tyler formed a new group the Tyler Hornby B3 Trio, releasing Locus which received a WCMA nomination for Best Jazz Recording of the Year (2014). In 2015 the Tyler Hornby Quartet released Launch which features Ingrid Jensen & David Braid and hit #1 on the Canadian National Jazz charts and remained in the top ten for 10 weeks. Launch was nominated for a 2015 WCMA & 2016 YYC Music Awards nomination for Best Jazz Recording of the Year. Tyler also received a nomination at the 2016 YYC Music Awards for Best Male Artist (all genres) & a Juno nomination for his drumming on Al Muirhead's It's About Time.
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