Maciek Pysz Trio at The Forge
World music jazz fusion concert launching new album Insight
Wednesday 22 May, 8pm
3-7 Delancey Street
London NW1 7NL
Tickets £10 online, £12 OTD
NEW ALBUM LAUNCH
An unforgettable evening of world music jazz fusion combined with heart touching melodies from guitarist Maciek Pysz and his trio.
Maciek Pysz - acoustic/classical guitars
Asaf Sirkis - drums/percussion
Yuri Goloubev - double bass
Guitarist and composer Maciek Pysz presents his new album recorded at the highly acclaimed Artesuono Studio in Italy with ECM's sound Engineer Stefano Amerio. The album is released on 33 Jazz Records and features the extraordinary drummer Asaf Sirkis and double bass maestro Yuri Goloubev. The trio will present an exciting programme featuring new music from the album as well as some special arrangements of tunes by Ralph Towner, Keith Jarrett and Chick Corea.
Polish born and London based guitarist and composer Maciek Pysz has been playing guitar since the age of 11 and is a completely self-taught musician. He has been inspired by artists such as Sylvain Luc, Pat Metheny, Al Di Meola, John McLaughlin, Keith Jarrett, Bireli Lagrene, Chick Corea, Oregon, Ralph Towner to name a few.
Maciek mainly plays acoustic and classical guitars and his influences come from tango, flamenco, Latin, jazz, Brazilian and classical music.
Since arriving in the UK in 2003 he has quickly established himself as an up-and-coming artist and has toured the UK, USA and Europe with his project and as a sideman to some well known international artists. Maciek established his original project Maciek Pysz Trio, more recently Maciek Pysz Quartet, in 2008 and recorded his first EP Discoveries that year.
More touring and collaborations followed including appearances on Polish National TV in 2010. In 2011 Maciek plays at the prestigious Blue Note Jazz Club in Poland and Pizza Express Jazz Club in London where in November 2011 he records a live album followed by a second EP True Life in January 2012.
He is the recipient of UK's Jazz Services Recording Support Scheme for 2012 as well as National Touring Support. Along with his musical colleagues Asaf Sirkis and Yuri Goloubev Maciek will record a new album at ARTESUONO studio in Italy in February 2013 with ECM's sound engineer Stefano Amerio. The album will be released in May 2013 on 33JAZZ Records
Currently apart from a busy touring and recording schedule Maciek is actively involved in the London music scene performing, teaching, conducting workshops and composing.
More recently Maciek travels frequently to Paris and South of France where he participates in Concerts and Jazz Festivals.
He has had the opportunity to work and play with a number of amazing musicians: Asaf Sirkis, Yuri Goloubev, Hadrien Feraud, Nicolas Vicaro, Gregory Privat, Kit Downes, Shabaka Hutchings, Jay Phelps, Aimua Eghobamien, Gianluca Corona, Tim Whitehead, Maurizio Minardi and Patrick Bettison to name a few.
Maciek has performed at a number of well known venues, radio stations and festivals in the UK and around Europe, including: Royal Albert Hall, Pizza Express, Ronnie Scott’s, BBC Radio, The Spice of Life, Ray’s Jazz at Foyles and National Theatre.