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Michał Urbaniak Concert

May 05, 2007

Michal Urbaniak plays New York City again and performs as a part of Polish Film Festival in New York at Europa Night Club, Brooklyn, New York, this coming Sunday.

After his extensive European tour, he is back home. Michal Urbaniak will appear with his legendary all stars outfit including Donald
Blackman on keys and vocals, Barry Johnson on bass, and Lenni Christian on drums, the team that created the hit “Funking for Jamaica”and is a part of Michal’s famous Urbanator Band.

Mika Urbaniak who is just recording her first solo album, will lend her smoky vocals in her New York debut.

Sunday, May 6, EUROPA NIGHT CLUB, 7 pm
98-104 Meserole Ave., (corner of Manhattan Ave.)
Brooklyn, NY 11222

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”.

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.

More: www.urbaniak.com & www.urbanator.com