Włodzimierz Pawlik

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Włodzimierz Pawlik
2014 Woodstock 019 Włodzimierz Pawlik.jpg
2014
Background information
Also known as Włodek Pawlik
Born (1958-10-04) October 4, 1958 (age 56)
Kielce, Poland
Genres Jazz
Occupation(s) Pianist, composer
Instruments Piano
Associated acts Włodek Pawlik Trio, Western Jazz Quartet
Website wlodekpawlik.com

Włodzimierz Pawlik (Polish: [vwɔdʑimiɛʐ pavlik]; born 4 October 1958 in Kielce) is a Polish composer, jazz pianist. On 26 January 2014, he became the first Polish jazz musician to receive a Grammy Award, having won in the Best Large Jazz Ensemble Album category with his album Night in Calisia, recorded with Randy Brecker and the Kalisz Philharmonic Orchestra.[1]

Selected discography[edit]

Collaborative albums[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions Sales Certifications
POL
[2]
Sonety Szekspira (with Elżbieta Wojnowska)
  • Released: April 23, 2004
  • Label: Impart
  • Formats: CD
Nostalgic Journey: Tykocin Jazz Suite (Randy Brecker feat.
Włodek Pawlik Trio, The Symphony Orchestra of
the Podlasie Opera and Philharmonic in Białystock)
  • Released: August 25, 2009[3]
  • Label: Summit Records
  • Formats: CD, digital download[4]
Struny na Ziemi (Strings on Earth) (with Lora Szafran,
Marek Bałata & Robert Więckiewicz)
  • Released: May 22, 2011
  • Label: Pawlik Relations
  • Formats: CD
Night in Calisia (Randy Brecker feat. Wlodek Pawlik Trio,
Kalisz Philharmonic Orchestra & Adam Klocek)
  • Released: November 13, 2012[5]
  • Label: Pawlik Relations
  • Formats: CD, digital download[6]
2
  • POL: 10,000+[7]
  • POL: Platinum[8]
Wieczorem (with Dorota Miśkiewicz,
Kuba Badach and others)
  • Released: October 8, 2013
  • Label: Agora SA
  • Formats: CD
"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Soundtracks[edit]

Title Album details Peak chart positions
POL
[2]
Crows
  • Released: 1994
  • Label: Koch International
  • Formats: CD
Pora umierać
(with Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra)
  • Released: April 22, 2011[9]
  • Label: Polskie Radio
  • Formats: CD
Rewers
(with Sinfonia Iuventus & Maciej Żółtowski)
  • Released: November 13, 2009[10]
  • Label: Polskie Radio
  • Formats: CD
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"—" denotes a recording that did not chart or was not released in that territory.

Włodek Pawlik Quartet[edit]

Title Album details
Turtles
  • Released: 1995
  • Label: Polonia Records
  • Formats: CD
The Waning Moon
  • Released: November 2, 1999[11]
  • Label: Universal Music Poland
  • Formats: CD

Christmas albums[edit]

Title Album details
Kolędy Polskie. Polish Christmas Carols
  • Released: December 13, 2004
  • Label: Polonia Records
  • Formats: CD
Kolędy Polskie
  • Released: December 7, 2013[12]
  • Label: Pawlik Relations
  • Formats: CD

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