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Maciek Pysz

”A quiet virtuoso who has developed into one of the most distinctive guitarists around” Ian Mann, The Jazz Mann. Born in 1982 in Poland, guitarist and composer Maciek Pysz has been playing guitar since the age of 11, it was all he ever wanted to do and he is self-taught. He has been inspired by musicians such as Ralph Towner, Sylvain Luc, Al Di Meola, Pat Metheny, Wolfgang Muthspiel, John McLaughlin, Bireli Lagrene, Chick Corea, Michel Petrucciani and Brad Mehldau. Maciek mainly plays Godin acoustic and classical guitars. His influences come from Tango, Flamenco, Latin, Jazz, Brazilian and Classical music but his sound is his own, and his compositions show “genuine improvisational flair enveloping the excellent tunes

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”Guitarist Maciek Pysz’s “Insight” is a gorgeous revelation of an album. Supported by the always inventive playing of noted drummer Asaf Sirkis and bassist Yuri Goloubev, Pysz’s acoustic lines may be perfect, pure and smoothly played, but their intent is too powerful to be anything close to being smooth jazz. Thank God. There is guitar wizardry on display here, and drum and bass wizardry too, but it is all in service to Pysz’s enthralling compositions” Walter Kolosky (Author of the books Power, Passion and Beauty and Follow Your Heart - John McLaughlin song by song)

“Pysz is a quiet virtuoso who has developed into one of the most distinctive guitarists around.” Ian Mann, The Jazz Mann

“There is some beautiful stuff here – a must for jazz guitar fans” **** Stephen Graham (Marlbank) ”With 'A Journey' Maciek Pysz has produced an album deserving of the highest praise

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