MomentsMoments ℗ & © 2016 Krzysia Górniak
Krzysia Górniak – electric & acoustic guitar
Zdzisław Kalinowski – piano, synthesizer
Łukasz Makowski – double bass
Grzegorz Grzyb – drums
Gniewomir Tomczyk – drums
Polskie Radio PRCD 1851
A stunning record! Delicate and elaborate smooth jazz meets the liveliness of good old fusion. Among the huge number of excellent albums released in Poland, the music proposed by Krzysia Górniak and her band is as desirable as it happens once in a Russian year.
Nine instrumental songs included on “Moments” is a presentation of an individual style in which delicate and elaborate smooth jazz (yes, contrary to appearances, such a phenomenon occurs, although I realize how many negative connotations have accumulated around this trend) meets the liveliness of the old, good fusion. Krzysia Górniak is a super-efficient guitarist: no one can say anything bad about her technique, articulation, phrasing and improvisational sense, endless streams of melody pour out from her fingers, bringing to mind – that’s God’s weapon, no objection, just loose association – the early years of Pat Metheny: these are “sung” by six steel strings lyrical songs;
Krzysia Górniak is, most importantly, a sensitive songwriter who works well without words. The guitar is only a medium here – the source of musical content is the heart …
– Adam Domagała on the album Moments, Jazz Forum.
Tracks from the Moments album are available, among others, on YouTube and Spotify. We invite you to listen to the entire playlist.