Artist/Composer:Grzegorz Karnas Trio feat. Miklós Lukács
 Title:Audio Beads
(P) 2012
NYCJR - Best of 2013 Vocal Releases Jazz Magazine - 4 star

Grzegorz Karnas’s project in concert is a quartet concept that is far removed from the classical paradigm. His group likes drawing on the trance-like nature of ostinatos and the abstraction of modal playing, developed on the basis of simple and catchy melodic themes.


01. Jasnowidz / The Seer
Karnas - Oleœ
8:39
02. Dwie wieże / Two Towers
Karnas - Oleœ
12:52
03. Black crow
Joni Mitchell
8:52
04. Trzy obilcza / Trois visages
Karnas - Oleœ
5:57
05. Sny / Rêves
Karnas - Oleœ
10:14

 Total time: 66:51
Performers
Grzegorz Karnas - voice
Adam Oleœ - cello
Michał Miœkiewicz - drums

Miklós Lukács - cimbalom
Production notes:
Recorded live by László Válik at the Trafó House of Contemporary Arts, Budapest, during the Jazzforum Budapest Festival, 10 September, 2011
Mixed by Tadeusz Mieczkowski and Grzegorz Karnas at Preisner Studio, Cracow
Mastered by Tadeusz Miczkowski at Mastersound, Warsaw
Design: Áron Baráth
Producer: László Gőz
Label manager: Tamás Bognár

The recording was supported by the Polish Institute Budapest and the Artisjus Music Foundation

Katie Bull - The New York City Jazz Record (pdf) (en)
Franppi Barriaux - Citizen Jazz (fr)
Thierry Quénum - Jazz Magazine / Jazzman (fr)
Jazzmozaïek (fle)
Angelo Leonardi - All About Jazz (ita)
Roch Siciński - JazzPRESS (pol)
Adam Baruch - Polish Jazz (pol)
Z.K. Slabý - His Voice (cz)
Patrick Španko - skjazz.sk (sl)
Máté J. György - Gramofon (hu)
Németh Attila - Ekultura.hu (hu)
Sinkovics Ferenc - Magyar Hírlap (hu)
Márton Attila - Demokrata (hu)

Click on the image for higher resolution!Grzegorz Karnas’s project in concert is a quartet concept that is far removed from the classical paradigm. His group likes drawing on the trance-like nature of ostinatos and the abstraction of modal playing, developed on the basis of simple and catchy melodic themes.

A brief, general outline of Grzegorz Karnas’s music in concert would be: energy-filled, groovy, acoustic music-making with a hefty dose of improvisation.

www.karnasmusic.com