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About Urbaniak: The world's leading jazz violinist, band leader,
composer & arranger, Michal Urbaniak is one of the founder's of Fusion in the 70's and Acid Jazz of the 90's. There are symphonic works & film music for 25 full feature soundtracks to his credit and he has recorded over 50 albums in the U.S.A. He came to the U.S. in 1973 from Europe to New York after winning the Grand Prix at Montreaux Jazz Festival for best soloist.
He is a repeated winner of Down Beat Magazine's Reader's Poll's Best Violin Player and in the top 10 as Musician of the Year, Record of the year, Composer, Arranger, Electric Group of the year and the Misc. Instruments for the Lyricon. He toured around the globe playing at all of the top jazz festivals and an extensive list of clubs. He has made many television appearances worldwide including on the world famous Johnny Carson's "Tonight Show" three times.
Michal Urbaniak has played and recorded with Miles Davis (Tutu), Quincy Jones (The Wiz),George Benson, Toots Thielmans, Doc Sevrinson, Ariff Mardin, Billy Cobham, Herbie Hancock, Jaco Pastorius, Roy Haynes, Elvin Jones, Michael Brecker, Randy Brecker, Sticks Hooper, John Abercrombie, Philippe Catherine, Larry Coryell, Kenny Garret, Kenny Barron, Ron Carter, Eumir Deodato, Stephane Grappelli,Oliver Nelson, Lenny White, Larry Young, John Hendricks, Joe Williams, Elvin Jones, Buster Williams, Joe Henderson, Johny Griffin, Ted Curson, Astor Piazzolla, Freddy Hubbard, Tom Browne, Steve Gadd, Anthony Jackson, Victor Bailey, Omar Hakim, Bernard Wright, Marcus Miller and many others




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