After the concert tour which includes the event in the Ruins, the band is going to record the effects of their collaboration. The album entitled “The white grain of coffee” will be available in 2013.
Przemysław Strączek - jazz guitarist, composer, producer. For many years he has been ranked as one of the best Polish guitarists by Jazz Forum readers – in Jazz Top poll. He has been co-creating international projects as the leader along with musicians from various countries and presenting contemporary trends in jazz and ethno-jazz music. Strączek is a two-time winner of the Marek Bliziński Jazz Guitarists’ Competition in Warsaw, one of the top finalists of the Thailand International Jazz Conference Solo Competition in Bangkok.
Francesco Angiuli - he started playing music in early age, at first the oboe and the piano, but finally he chose electric bass and double bass as his main instruments. He started to play rock, jazz, pop and eletronic music with differents local bands; at the same time he was focusing on his classical studies. He has performed, among others in Italy, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Scotland, Austria, Lithuania, Switzerland, France, England, Latvia, Poland, Turkey, Finland, India, Denmark, Slovenia, Ethiopia. He’s a Professor of Jazz Improvisation at Conservatorio Fausto Torrefranca of Vibo Valentia.
Flavio Li Vigni - being a son of a drummer, he started playing at age seven and performed his first professional concerts and recording gigs during his early high school days. He decided to pursue a career in music and moved to Holland to study at The Prince Claus Conservatory. He has collaborated with, among others, Pete Churchill, Freddy Bryant, Tony Kofi, Bob Wellins, David Berkmann, Gianni Gebbia. His tours include clubs and concert performances in The Netherlands, Albania, Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Germany, Lithuania, Croatia, Montenegro and the UK.
Michał Wierba - pianist, composer, arranger, producer. He began playing the piano at the age of seventeen. In 2000, he had a chance to perform as a supporting act to Wayne Shorter before his concert at The Lotos Jazz Festival “Bielska Zadymka Jazzowa”, in Bielsko-Biała, Poland. Later on, Wierba and his band were enthusiasticaly received at many festivals. With his band Wierba and Schmidt Quintet he won numerous competitions both in Poland and Europe, including Getxo Jazz Festival 2010.
Przemysław Strączek International Group:
Przemysław Strączek - guitar
Michał Wierba - piano
Francesco Angiuli - double bass
Flavio Li Vigni - drums