This album has resulted from an encounter which took place in 2011 in Sopot during a workshop conducted by Tyshawn Sorey on behalf of the School of Improvisational Music. The New York-based SIM has influenced contemporary jazz in a way the AACM of Chicago once did, or Coleman's M-Base, or more recently - the British F-IRE Collective. Sorey not only collaborates with SIM and other American academies as a music teacher, but has also received many awards as a contemporary music composer. The listening public all over the world, however, know him primarily as one of the most interesting drummers in the young generation of today's America - a drummer with a unique, utterly individual sound. Despite his young age (32), this sound has earned Sorey international renown; the accomplishment is grand as in jazz circles it takes a true personality to deserve appreciation, especially of other musicians.
Dąbrowski, too, is young (28); he graduated from the Academy of Music in Odense, ....... more