Vital Music

Vital Music

Mateusz Sobiechowski Quintet

Label: Challenge Records
Format: CD
Barcode: 0608917346121
Catalog number: CR 73461
Releasedate: 05-10-18
- Mateusz Sobiechowski, pianist and composer, with his debut album ''Vital Music"
- Improvisation based on contemporary jazz up to European classical music

Mateusz Sobiechowski, pianist and composer, is an experienced member of the young Polish jazz scene. He leads his own quintet and is co-founder of "Bieńczycki/Sobiechowski Duo", "The Forest Tuner" and "Stanisław Słowiński Quintet". Sobiechowski has participated in numerous master classes and has won several prizes. As part of the Erasmus scholarship programme, he studied for six months in 2014 at the renowned Amsterdam Conservatory in the Netherlands. "Vital Music" is the debut of the Mateusz Sobiechowski Quintet. The music on this album was composed by the pianist and leader and draws on many influences, from contemporary jazz to European classical music. And above all, it is full of improvisation.

Formed in 2016 by Mateusz Sobiechowski, the members of Mateusz Sobiechowski Quintet are experienced and appreciated members of Poland’s next generation jazz musicians. All of them still study or graduated from prestigious music universities such as: the Frost School of Music in Miami, Jazzcampus in Basel, Conservatorium of Amsterdam (CvA), Academy of Music in Katowice and Krakow. They won first prizes on such competitions as: Getxo Music & Food in Spain, Jazz Juniors International Exchange and Jazz on the Odra in Poland. Music of the band was composed by Sobiechowski and draws from many influences, such as contemporary jazz to European classical music. And above all it’s full of improvisation.