Reviews that mention Krzysztof Gradziuk

March 23, 2019

RGG/Pohjola/Blaser

City of Gardens
Fundacja Słuchaj FSR 08/2018

Samuel Blaser

Early in the Mornin’

Outthere Records OTN 626

After more than a decade of establishing himself as an individual voice as improviser and composer, Swiss-born, Berlin-based trombonist Samuel Blaser is apt to turn up in an assortment of sympathetic situations as leader or associate. A reimaging of 10 traditional Blues themes, Early in the Mornin’ is a program that unites Blaser’s earthy brass drive with an American-oriented rhythm section and two American guests on a couple of tracks. A festival presentation City of Gardens has the trombonist, Finnish trumpeter Verneri Pohjola and the Polish RGG trio interpret five compositions by the trio’s bassist Maciej Garbowski. MORE

September 3, 2017

Parker & RGG

Live@Alchemia
Fundacja Słuchaj FSR 01

Konvoj Ensemble

Mira

Konvoj Records KOR 008

At this point, a half-century into his professional career, there’s very little British saxophonist Evan Parker hasn’t done musically. Yet like the golden-ager who decides to learn to fly a plane, Parker, 72, is open to new challenges and situations. The saxophonist, who has been a constant presence in Continental bands since his twenties lends his expertise and flair to two Northern European ensembles. . MORE