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Piotrowicz, Kamil / Erik Kimestad / Simon Albertsen: The President (Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!))

The first album from the trio of Denmark-based pianist Kamil Piotrowicz, a classically trained improviser of exceptional technical and creative power, with Copenhagen trumpeter Erik Kimestad and Norwegian drummer based in Copenhagen Simon Albertsen (Espen Berg Trio), for thirteen wonderfully intricate and exuberant pieces developed in the studio.
 

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Kamil Piotrowicz-piano

Erik Kimestad Pedersen-trumpet

Simon Albertsen-drums


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UPC: 5904441617566

Label: Listen! Foundation (Fundacja Sluchaj!)
Catalog ID: FSR 07/2024
Squidco Product Code: 34711

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2024
Country: Poland
Packaging: Cardboard Gatefold 3 Panels
Recorded 24-25 February 2020 by [...] at DKDM in Copenhagen, Denmark, by Henrik Holst Hansen.

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"Kamil Piotrowicz - one of the brightest and most acclaimed for his creativity pianists on the artistic map of Poland, an artist associated with the new Scandinavian (Danish) improvised music scene accompanied by equally talented two musicians from Norway, trumpeter Erik Kimestad and drummer Simon Albertsen. The President is their first album recording. The material was created at DKDM studios in Copenhagen and mastered by another Polish artist highly regarded for his directorial efforts, Albert Karch."-Fundacja Sluchaj


Artist Biographies

"Kamil Piotrowicz (1992) - pianist, composer, founder of Idealistic Festival and independent label Howard Records. He is a leader and member of the Kamil Piotrowicz Sextet, HAŁVVA, Hirjjo, Wojtczak / Piotrowicz, Lawaai. His approach to the piano is characterised by meticulous technique, maximalist minimalism, virtuosity and emotionality.

Kamil performed in the USA, Europe and in South Africa. He worked with Jaimie Branch, Christian Lillinger, Tim Berne, Peter Knight, Jacob Anderskov, Lotte Anker, Timothée Quost, Tizia Zimmermann or Jan Młynarski.

Kamil graduated with honours from the composition class of Professor Leszek Kułakowski at the Academy of Music in Gdańsk and from the Rhythmic Music Conservatory in Copenhagen. He is currently studying the Soloist Program at The Royal Conservatory of Music in Aarhus, Denmark."

-The Royal Academy of Music, Denmark (https://musikkons.dk/en/events/debutkoncert-kamil-piotrowicz-klaver/)
7/10/2024

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Erik Kimestad Pedersen is a Copenhagen-based trumpeter, known for the groups Akmee, Horse Orchestra, JKA Quintet, MMO-Ensemble, RødssalG nEEn GlassdøR.

-Discogs (https://www.discogs.com/artist/4322243-Erik-Kimestad-Pedersen)
7/10/2024

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is a drummer, a member of groups Bj¿rn Marius Hegges Occurrences, Torstein Ekspress, Espen Berg Trio, and Mané Fernandes.

-Squidco 7/10/2024

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Track Listing:



1. CAVE 2:05

2. 01 2:17

3. 02 3:44

4. 03 2:30

5. LIKE 2:45

6. 04 2:12

7. 05 4:03

8. 06 3:56

9. Voices 3:48

10. 08 2:36

11. 09 3:23

12. Richard Limes 3:28

13. Derch Purden 5:04

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