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Tomasz Stańko

tr, *1942 PL, Rzeszów
Musician / Composer of Jazz

Tomasz Stańko (born July 11, 1942) is a Polish trumpeter, composer and improviser. Often recording for ECM Records, Stańko is strongly associated with free jazz and the avant-garde.Coming to prominence in the early 1960s alongside pianist Adam Makowicz in the Jazz Darings, Stańko later collaborated with pianist Krzysztof Komeda, notably on Komeda's pivotal 1966 album Astigmatic. In 1968, Stańko formed an acclaimed quintet that included Zbigniew Seifert on violin and alto saxophone, and in 1975 he formed the Tomasz Stańko-Adam Makowicz Unit.

  • Trumpet
  • Piano
  • Cornet
  • Jazz
  • Folk
  • World
Popular Tracks   
Take Off And Land on Touchstone For Manu by Manu Katché
Number One on Touchstone For Manu by Manu Katché
Dialogue on Bluish by Tomasz Stańko
Morning Heavy Song on Leosia by Tomasz Stańko
Die Weisheit von Le Comte Lautréamont on Leosia by Tomasz Stańko
Moor on Voice From The Past - Paradigm by Gary Peacock
Domino's Intro on From The Green Hill by Tomasz Stańko
Duet on Balladyna by Tomasz Stańko
First Song on Balladyna by Tomasz Stańko
If You Look Enough, Pt. 2 on Bluish by Tomasz Stańko

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
PolinTomasz Stańko2014Album
Unfinished SquareNicolas Simion Feat. Tomasz Stańko & Jamey Haddad2009Album
1970 1975 1984 1986 1988Tomasz Stańko2008Album
LevitationMark O'Leary / Tomasz Stańko / Billy Hart2005Album
Wolność W Sierpniu - Freedom In AugustTomasz Stańko2005Album
Selected RecordingsTomasz Stańko2004Compil.
EgzekutorTomasz Stańko2001Album
Live At The Montreux Jazz Festival 1987Tomasz Stańko, Freelectronic2000Album
Wojciech Kilar The BestWojciech Kilar, Anna Maria Jopek, Tomasz Stańko2000Single
From The Green HillTomasz Stańko1999Album
Viaggio ImaginarioNicolas Simion Group Featuring Tomasz Stańko1999Album
Live At Palo-PaloVlatko Kučan Quartet plus Tomasz Stańko1998Album
LeosiaTomasz Stańko1997Album
Amazing OrchestraThomas Jäderlund, Tomasz Stańko, Stein Erik Tafjord, Christy Doran, Guy Klucevsek, Svante Henryson, Jonny Axelsson1997Album
GotlandNils Landgren / Tomasz Stańko1996Album
Tribute To Don CherryYá-sou Featuring: Tomasz Stańko, Osjan1996Album
Roberto ZuccoTomasz Stańko1995Album
Transylvanian DanceNicolas Simion Quartet Featuring Tomasz Stańko, Victor Jones, Ed Schuller1995Album
BalladynaTomasz Stańko1994Album
Bosonossa And Other BalladsTomasz Stańko1993Album
Suite TalkTomasz Stańko, Manfred Bründl, Michael Riessler1993Album
CaomaTomasz Stańko / Sigi Finkel / Ed Schuller / Bill Elgart1993Album
Tales For A Girl, 12, And A Shaky ChicaTomasz Stańko1991Album
Polish Jazz Vol. 8Tomasz Stańko1989Compil.
ChameleonTomasz Stańko1989Album
The Montreux PerformanceTomasz Stańko / Freelectronic1987Album
KorozjeTomasz Stańko / Andrzej Kurylewicz1986Album
Witkacy Peyotl / FreelectronicTomasz Stańko1986Album
C.O.C.X.Tomasz Stańko1985Album
AiJTomasz Stańko1985Album
Music 81Tomasz Stańko1984Album
Lady GoTomasz Stańko1984Album
W Pałacu PrymasowskimTomasz Stańko1983Album
Music From Taj Mahal And Karla CavesTomasz Stańko1980Album
Almost GreenTomasz Stańko1979Album
BalladynaTomasz Stańko1976Album
TWETTomasz Stańko, Tomasz Szukalski, Edward Vesala, Peter Warren1974Album
We'll Remember KomedaMichał Urbaniak - Tomasz Stańko - Attila Zoller - Urszula Dudziak1973Album
Fish FaceTomasz Stańko1973Album
Das Weimarer Dreieck des Zeitgenössischen JazzTomasz Stańko, Marc Ducret, Friedhelm Schönfeld Trio, Ekkehard Jost, Zbigniew NamysłowskiAlbum
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