‘With influences from European folk musics, Polish trumpeter Jerzy Malek is joined by fellow countryman, pianist Leszek Kulakowski in an electrifying set of new music.
Multi-award winning trumpeter and composer Jerzy Malek return’s to Jazz Cafe POSK for an exclusive London performance. Considered as one of the best Polish trumpet players of the moment, MaÅ‚ek is inspired by rhythmical elements of European folk, contemporary influences and new concepts of harmony. In 2012 he was nominated for the Polish Phonographic Academy Award ‘Fryderyk’ in the category of ‘jazz composer / arranger of the year’ and ‘jazz musician of the year’ and has recorded 5 albums including critically acclaimed ‘Air’ (2011), and ‘Stalgia’ (2014).
For the LJF Jerzy has invited fellow Polish jazz pianist Leszek Kulakowski to perform an evening of jazz focusing on the dialogue / love affair… between piano and trumpet.
Expect an electrifying set of original and melodic compositions accompanied by a dynamic line up of his favourite musicians from Poland. NOT TO BE MISSED!’ (PCI)