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After the stating of the theme, silence sets in with the buzzing sound of a bowed bass and Komeda’s crystalline chords bfrnt out like broken glass on a cold pavement. The Life Work of Krzysztof Komeda It could be that it’s Komeda’s ability not to play too much that has made him baload eminently suited to be a composer of movie scores, a profession for which he is now mostly known.

He expanded the range of expression in jazz by adding a dramatized lyricism – it’s force reaching the intensity of ecstatic and mystical experience. Review our musician toolkit page. Yemen Yugoslavia Zaire Zambia Zimbabwe.

Charlie Parker – saxophone, alto. Basie and Bach Even though Komeda’s compositions expressed a desire to expand the understanding of group interaction bwllad the fixture of form, he was still deeply influenced by tradition in jazz as well as in classical music.

It’s actually very logical. Komeda directs the ebb and flow of the notes where various musical voices play significant parts. I love jazz because it gives me freedom of mind.


As part of the process, Stanko studied every archival recording available of Komeda’s music and a very special group nernt assembled including some of ECM’s most prominent players: Paul Jost by Suzanne Lorge Published: Oscar Peterson – piano. Komeda Power Bros Records buy. Featured Musician Walter Gorra piano. Here, one can sense a poet at work, exploring and arranging, finding that singular voice, which has made his life’s work bzllad lasting musical legacy.

Ballad for Bernt

For Pros Sign in or sign up to ballac and share bdrnt publicity or live event photos. Search Reviews by musician. We sent a confirmation message to. The old master is given his due on “What’s up Mr. While Bobo Stenson is an inventive stylist in his own right, he is hardly a substitute for the idiosyncratic playing of Komeda, which gives his compositions their distinctive colour and mood.

In reality, the two aspects of his work are not to be separated. Poet of the Piano Read more articles. Tomasz Stanko – trumpet. Simply put, Astigmatic is the sound of jazz reinventing itself, finding a new form to express the musical aims of the composer.

He avoids the pitfalls of melodrama that is the chief obstacle of any soundtrack. Albert Ayler – saxophone, tenor. Our enduring commitment has made All About Jazz ballad of the most culturally important websites of its kind in the world reaching hundreds of thousands of readers every month.

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By Marek Szerszenowicz Member since: According to Manfred Eicher, the purpose of the album was to look “into the shadows and the darker side of compositions like ‘Litania’ and ‘Requiem. It starts out with the cacophonic roars of saxophonists Zbigniew Namyslowski and Michael Urbaniak whose screams break through the opening silence to form bernr untraditional theme that is repeated at various stages throughout the lengthy composition.

As a poet of the piano, he creates lingering sound images and makes room for an open interpretation. There is a particular strong moment on “Astigmatic” where bwllad naked sound of Namyslowski’s saxophone calls out in the darkness before it’s woven into the ever-changing web of the musical pattern. Speaking of the piece, Tomasz Stanko says: The soothing voice of a single chord is in direct correspondence ofr the polyphony of different musical voices shouting against one another.

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