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Tomasz Stańko

Tomasz Stańko
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Poland
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Tomasz Stańko (born 11 July 1942 in Rzeszów, died 29 July 2018 is Warsaw) was a Polish trumpeter, composer and improviser. Often recording for ECM, Stańko was strongly associated with free jazz and the avant-garde.
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http://www.tomaszstanko.com
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Releases on file (7)
Tomasz Stańko Quartet — Lontano Tomasz Stańko Quartet — Lontano
(ECM B0007152-02, 2006, CD)
Tomasz Stańko — Wolność W Sierpniu (Freedom in August) Tomasz Stańko — Wolność W Sierpniu (Freedom in August)
(FiRe 001, 2005, CD)
Tomasz Stańko — Chameleon Tomasz Stańko — Chameleon
(Metal Mind MMP CD DG 0401, 1989/2008, CD)
Tomasz Stańko — Witkacy Peyotl / Freelectronic Tomasz Stańko — Witkacy Peyotl / Freelectronic
(Polonia 037&038, 1986/2004, 2CD)
Stańko — C.O.C.X. Stańko — C.O.C.X.
(Polonia 088, 1985/2008, CD)
Tomasz Stańko — Lady Go Tomasz Stańko — Lady Go
(Metal Mind MMP CD 0644 DG, 1984/2009, CD)
Graham Collier — Hoarded Dreams Graham Collier — Hoarded Dreams
(Cuneiform Rune 252, 1983/2007, CD)

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