Marcin Wasilewski (pianist)

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This article is about the jazz musician. For the football player, see Marcin Wasilewski.
Marcin Wasilewski
Marcin Wasilewski.jpg
Background information
Birth name Marcin Wasilewski
Origin Poland
Genres Jazz
Occupations Pianist, composer
Instruments Piano
Associated acts Manu Katché, Tomasz Stańko

Marcin Wasilewski, born 1975 in Slawno, Zachodniopomorskie, is a Polish pianist and composer.[1]

Wasilewski established a musical partnership with bassist Slawomir Kurkiewicz and drummer Michal Miskiewicz as the Simple Acoustic Trio in the early-1990s which led to Polish trumpeter Tomasz Stańko mentoring the group for several years before recruiting the trio as his working band in 2001.[2]

Discography[edit]

Marcin Wasilewski Trio[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
POL
[3]
US
Jazz
[4]
January
  • Released: January 21, 2008[5]
  • Label: ECM Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download[6]
23 21
Faithful
  • Released: March 4, 2011[7]
  • Label: ECM Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download[8]
26 14
  • POL: 5,000+[9]
Spark of Life with Joakim Milder
  • Released: October 10, 2014
  • Label: ECM Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download[11]
20
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Appearances[edit]

Album Year Ref.
Tomasz Stańko Quartet – Soul of Things 2002 [12]
Tomasz Stańko Quartet – Suspended Night 2004 [13]
Manu KatchéNeighbourhood 2005 [14]
Tomasz Stańko Quartet – Lontano 2006 [15]
Manu Katché – Playground 2007 [16]
Jacob YoungForever Young 2014 [17]

References[edit]