Jerzy Małek | Gift | Not Two Records

….the leaders writing and arranging work is a whole different story. His compositions have both style and the force of a standard. Heads are catchy and they don`t let go, continuing to sound in the listeners head long after the end of the record. Up tempo tunes blend in well with moody ballads, the program is all but monotonous. Moreover, Malek`s composing talent matches his arranging skills. The band sounds strong and rich throughout all of the record, and the ingenious combination of tenor and alto, makes the group sound like a mini big band… — Robert Buczek Review of Jerzego Malek`s second album, „Gift” (Not Two rec.) JAZZ FORUM

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