Saturday 4th of March 2023
Piotr Zubek & Janek Pentz: PIAZZOLA DUO
On the 100th anniversary of Astor Piazzolla's birth, Piotr Zubek and Janek Pentz rediscover forgotten songs of this Argentinian composer, bandoneon virtuoso, pioneer of nuevo tango. Innovative, contemporary arrangement combines a jazzy approach to vocal improvisation with the unique sound of the acoustic fingerstyle guitar.
Piotr Zubek is a Polish jazz vocalist, songwriter, actor, and broadcaster. He won over 300 music competitions in Poland and abroad. In 2020 placed in a list of “The Best Male Jazz Vocalists in Poland” organized by Polish Edition of Jazz Forum. He performed at the most important scenes in Poland (such as National Theatre) with the greatest musicians in the country. For his debut album “Moja wycinanka” (“My cut-out”) he was awarded by Polish Radio one of the most important musical awards in Poland – Mateusz (Matthew). In his artistic portfolio he has concerts all over Poland and in other European countries.
Janek Pentz is a Polish acoustic guitarist and composer associated with the fingerstyle scene. He played the opening spots for such great artists as Tommy Emmanuel, Andrew York, Andy McKee, Luca Stricagnoli, Daniel Cavanagh (Anathema), Alex Misko, Igor Presnyakov, Adam Palma, BAiKA (Banach&Kafi), pARTyzant, Marek Napiórkowski, Mirosław Czyżykiewicz, Lion Shepherd, Stefano Barone, and cooperated with many others in his homeland and abroad. Successful tours of Poland, Germany, Austria, Belgium and Netherlands enrich his experience. He’s the film music composer as well. Information about his musical activity, including interviews, have been published inter alia in Polish Top Guitar and Gitarzysta (Guitarist) magazines, Polish Radio and Antyradio, also in German Gitarre & Bass, Akustik Gitarre magazines, hr2kultur radio, and his music by the prestigious American label CandyRat Records. Janek released two original albums: - Heroic Dreams… (EP, 2017) - Eternity (LP, 2019)
Piotr Zubek – vocals
Janek Pentz – guitar
Video: "Los Amores De Noviembre": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAqsks1kAUY