7 Lublin Jazz Festival / Mike Stern Band (US)
We disclose the first music star of 7 Lublin Jazz Festival. The only concert in Poland, in marvolous company – Mike Stern Band:
Mike Stern – guitar
Randy Brecker – trumpet
Janek Gwizdala – el. bass
Steve Smith – drums
Mike Stern is one of the most esteemed electric guitarists of his generation, Mike Stern has distinguished himself over a four-decade career that has encompassed musical partnerships with Blood, Sweat & Tears, Billy Cobham, Miles Davis, Jaco Pastorius, the Brecker Brothers and Joe Henderson, as well as 16 recordings as a leader (six of which were nominated for GRAMMY® Awards). An electrifying soloist whose blistering chops combine rock-fusion firepower with sophisticated jazz harmonies and his inherently bluesy string bending prowess, Stern has the ability to instantly elevate the proceedings on any gig or session he plays by channeling the spirits of his own personal guitar heroes Jimi Hendrix, Wes Montgomery, Jim Hall and Albert King.
Janek Gwizdala is London born US based Bass player and record producer who has been on the international music scene for over a decade. He has been touring as a band leader and working as musical director or sideman with some of the most respected names in the industry. These include: Randy Brecker, Hiram Bullock, Mike Stern, John Mayer, Airto Moreira, Chuck Loeb, Peter Erskine, Flora Purim, Pat Metheny, Marcus Miller, Jojo Mayer, Paul Shafer, Wayne Krantz, and Mark Turner. As a recording artist and band leader Janek has released 5 albums as a leader, and toured the world extensively, while also touring as a lecturer and clinician at the world’s leading educational establishments.
Randy Brecker is an American trumpeter and flugelhornist. His versatility in different musical genres has made him a sought-after player, equally accomplished in playing jazz, rock, and R&B. He has also worked as a studio player for many famous musicians. He has performed or recorded with Stanley Turrentine, Billy Cobham, Larry Coryell, Bruce Springsteen, Lou Reed, Sandip Burman, Charles Mingus, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Horace Silver, Frank Zappa, Parliament-Funkadelic, Chris Parker, Jaco Pastorius, Dire Straits, Todd Rundgren, Blue Öyster Cult, Richard Barone, Spyro Gyra, Barbara Dennerlein and many others. In his formative years, Brecker studied trumpet with Bill Adam at Indiana University.
Steve Smith is an American drummer who has worked with hundreds of artists in his career, but is mostly known for being the drummer of the rock band Journey during their peak years of success. Modern Drummer magazine readers voted him the #1 All-Around Drummer five years in a row. In 2001, Modern Drummer named Steve as one of the Top 25 Drummers of All Time, and in 2002 he was voted into the Modern Drummer Hall of Fame.
- 19.04.2015 19:00
- Centrum Kultury w Lublinie, ul. Peowiaków 12 (Centre for Culture in Lublin)
- 120 zł ticket with numbered seat / 90 zł ticket (standing)
- Online tickets
- Ticket office opening hours
- 10.00-19.00 monday-friday / tel. 81 4666140 and 1 hour before the show