Marcin Wasilewski (pianist)

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This article is about the jazz musician. For the football player, see Marcin Wasilewski.
Marcin Wasilewski
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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]


As leader[edit]

  • Komeda (1995)
  • When Will the Blues Leave (Polonia, 1995)
  • Live in Getxo (Hillargi, 1996)
  • Habanera (Not Two, 1999)
  • Lyrics (2001)
  • Trio (ECM, 2004)
  • January (ECM, 2008)
  • Faithful (ECM, 2010)

As sideman[edit]

With Manu Katché

With Tomasz Stańko

With Joacob Young

  • Forever Young (ECM, 2014)


  1. ^ Nicholson, S. In Conversation with Marcin Wasilewski, accessed November 21, 2011
  2. ^ Marcin Wasilewski Biography, All About Jazz accessed November 21, 2011

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