TRIBUTE TO JERZY WASOWSKI
A tribute to a 20th century giant of Polish composers by American arranger and orchestrator Gary Guthman, who believes that Jerzy Wasowski’s volume of works deserves as much world recognition as those of Irving Berlin, Cole Porter and Richard Rogers.
Composer - Jerzy Wasowski
All arrangements and orchestrations - Gary Guthman
Big Band & National Philharmonic Chamber String Orchestra under the baton of Gary Guthman
Sound designer - Marek Piotr Szumski
Sound engineer - Robert Szczytowicz
Mixing - Piotr Szumski, Gary Guthman
Mastering - Grzegorz Piwkowski
Recorded at Quality Studio (May - November 2014)
Dzień dobry Mister Blues, Szarp pan bas, Pejzaż bez Ciebie, We dwoje, Bo we mnie jest seks , Panienka z temperamentem , Jeszcze poczekajmy, Zmierzch, Embarras, Zakochamy się tak jak trzeba, Po kompocie, Gram o wszystko
foto: Krzysztof Wierzbowski
Ewa Bem, Krystyna Prońko, Andrzej Jagodziński, Włodzimierz Nahorny and Wojciech Młynarski. He has recorded
over 30 Albums throughout his career. In 2008, My. Szrom was chosen by legendary Michel Legrand to perform
at Warsaw Poland's 50th Jubilee Jazz Jamboree Festival. Janusz Szrom won Jazz Forum’s “Peoples Choice” award,
in 2009- 2012 and was decorated with the coveted Gloria Artis
He was the 2012 winner of Poland’s “Frederick” (Chopin) award in the category, “Jazz Musician Of The Year”.
He regularly appears with Jan Ptaszyn Wróblewski, Anna Maria Jopek, Ewa Bem, Andrzej Jagodziński, Wojciech Karolak,
Joe Lovano, Mino Cinelu, Pat Matheny and Paul Kuhn. He has recorded 10 self-titled albums including “More Love”, “Kakaruka”,
Gary Guthman has cooperated in concert with such renowned artists as Stan Kenton, Louis Bellson, The Dorsey Brothers Big Band, Clark Terry as well as the Bee Gees, Tom Jones, Aretha Franklin, Paul Anka, Burt Bacharach, Tony Bennett, Michel Legrand, Anne Murray, Neil Sedaka.
From 1999-2001 he was musical director for Michael Bublé