Wacław Zimpel - Polish clarinetist and composer. He is recognized both in his homeland and internationally. Since the very beginnings of his musical career, his recordings and performances were a subject of many positive reviews in the press and he has been a recipient of numerous awards. The numerous, varied projects he has lead often appeal to the musical traditions of India, Japan, or Morocco, proving that he excels the most when facing a genuine challenge.
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he Polish composer and clarinetist Waclaw Zimpel is a musical chameleon.
- Stephen Heyman, New York Times
Zimpel's name goes straight into the list of European jazzmen that gave new life to clarinet and bass clarinet, continuing Dolphy's example: Surman, Sclavis, Trovesi, and the like.
- Francesco Martinelli
Polish composer/clarinetist Wacław Zimpel is one of the most promising musicians from the European continent.
- Eyal Hareuveni, All About Jazz