Archive for December 18th, 2011

Marcin Nowakowski – Shine

Polish sax player Marcin Nowakowski made his debut in the smooth jazz genre with his album Smooth Night (2005). As experienced sideman and performer in the Polish jazz scene he already garnered a certain popularity in the local community of Warsaw. He also performed with Jose Carreras, Paul Jackson, Jr., Simon Philips, and David Knopfer among others.

His sophomore album was Better Days (2009), which was produced by Jeff Lorber. While his debut album was recorded with Polish musicians Marcin now engaged for his sophomore album the finest musicians of the American contemporary jazz scene: Jeff Lorber (keyboards), Paul Jackson Jr. (guitars), Alex Al (bass), Tony Moore (drums), Lenny Castro (percussion) and many more.

Two years later he is back again with his third project Shine.  Produced by Paul Brown and Jeff Lorber and featuring Jimmy Haslip, Michael Thompson, Dave Weckl, Brian Bromberg, Ricky Lawson, Gary Novak and other well known musicians this album is now on sale at CDBaby.