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28-01-2014
Michal Urbaniak will record new album with the participants of Urbanator Days thanks to Internet users from MegaTotal.pl

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29-01-2014
On Friday night the Embassy of the Republic of Poland hosted a celebration organised by Xantoné Blacq, in  advance of Urbaniak's (sell-out) gig at Pizza Express Jazz Club with Urbanator, his first performance in London for many years.
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18-12-2013
„Skrzypce są moją żoną, a saksofon kochanką” – mówi jeden z najpopularniejszych jazzmanów na świecie.

Michal Urbaniak

Leader, Composer, Arranger, Violinist, Saxplayer & Multiinstrumentalist

Michal Urbaniak is one of the biggest jazz stars. Violinist, saxophonist, composer, arranger, developer of young talents. Since 1973 has lived in New York. Michal Urbaniak became a world famous jazz star after he recorded the “TUTU” album with the biggest – Miles Davis.

Many times he has received and given many invitations to co-perform with such famous jazz masters like: Quincy Jones, Billy Cobham, Stephane Grappelli, Joe Zawinul, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Kenny Garrett, George Benson , Marcus Miller, Jaco Pastorius, Toots Thielmans, Kenny Kirkland, Larry Coryell, Lennie White, Alphonze Mouzon.

He is a creator , leader, composer and arranger of his own projects: “Jazz Legends”, “Fusion”, “Urbanator”, “UrbSymphony”. Michal Urbaniak has performed several times at Carnegie Hall and at many famous world and NY jazz clubs like Blue Note, Village Vanguard, Sweet Basil. He has received awards, has been a winner of numerous foreign plebiscites and in 1992 his name appeared in first place in the prestigious “Down Beat” jazz magazine in 5 categories among the biggest jazz stars. He has recorded over 60 albums.

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