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Marcin Wasilewski

The trio is one of the brightest stars of the Polish jazz scene, recognised for their unique talent in blending tradition with contemporary sound.

Marcin Wasilewski Trio is: Marcin Wasilewski, piano, (born 1975), Sławomir Kurkiewicz, double- bass, (born 1975) and Michał Miśkiewicz (born 1977) playing drums.

The band combines the grand tradition of the challenging piano trio tenet and creates their own distinct sound in doing so. It is also one of the most consistently developing bands of the Polish music scene, and one that is very open to inspiration from the surrounding environment. The Marcin Wasilewski Trio is considered one of the most acclaimed and unique jazz formations of its generation, and it has garnered recognition in its native Poland as well as abroad.

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„…in the entire history of Polish jazz, we’ve never had a band like this one. I’m surprised by these musicians every day. They just keep getting better and better”. - Tomasz Stanko /The Icon of Polish jazz, Polish trumpeter, composer/

”Polish pianist Marcin Wasilewski’s trio is one of the best to appear on the European jazz scene in the past decade” - The Guardian

„The Marcin Wasilewski Trio is one of the most important acoustic jazz band in Europe. Wasilewski, Kurkiewicz and Miskiewcz are perfectly finding themselves in each of the most risky configurations. Whether it is a partnership cooperation with soloists, or blending in into ideas of other leaders, or finally - not submiting to any conjunctural trends or moods - in one of the most demanding and beautiful jazz set: a standard acoustic jazz trio”

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Discography

Live

Live

ECM Records
2018

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Spark of Life

Spark of Life

ECM Records
2014

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Faithful

Faithful

ECM Records
2011

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January

January

ECM Records
2008

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Trio

Trio

ECM Records
2005

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