Lesley Jeffries writes
Sat March 28th 2015 Jazz-at-heart presents:
Urban Jazz Society was founded by the saxophonist and composer Krzysztof Urbanski. He has started to work with some of the most innovative musicians in the UK including Sam Gardner - drums Stuart McCallum - guitar Sam Vicary - bass Martin Longhawn – keys Ashley Henry - piano. Together they are creating a fresh sound, incorporating elements of modern styles like Hip-Hop, Urban, R&B and Jazz.
Krzysztof is a multi-award-winning saxophonist recommended by the "Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz'' as a one of the best in his generation. He won the Taichung International Saxophone Competition and the Idol International Saxophone Competition in Chicago IL USA, both in 2013 and in 2012 was selected from hundreds musicians from all over the world to the live audition at "The Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz" in Los Angeles California (USA) where judges such as Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Jimmy Heath and Kenny Burrell commended his playing. In 2010 Krzysztof recorded his debut album named simply “Urbanski” which was very well received by the critics.
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