Tomasz Stańko

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Birthday
11, 1942
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Jul 29, 2018 (76)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
11, 1942
Birthplace
Poland
Death Date
Jul 29, 2018 (76)

About

Avant-garde and free jazz musician known for his Davis-esque lyricism.

Before Fame

He became noticed for his role in the Jazz Darings, and formed the Tomasz Stańko-Adam Makowicz Unit in 1975.

Trivia

He has dentures due to tooth loss in the 1990s but used embouchure to play.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Rzeszów, Poland.

Associated With

Stańko attended his first jazz concert in 1958, featuring Dave Brubeck.