„In our own way"

2019 SOJ

These days, jazz is international in scope. Musicians from everywhere are creating music that makes jazz a synthesis of cultures from all over the planet. The personnel hail from all over the world, Ostrowski is from Poland and Eric Allen is originally from Washington DC USA but currently resides in Poland. Trumpeter Freddie Hendrix hangs out in New Jersey. Pianist Miki Hayama, originally from Japan, is based in New York. Bassist Essiet Okon Essiet, also New York-based, is a native Nigerian. Special guest vocalist Deborah Brown is from Kansas City and resided for many years in Amsterdam. Pop jazz singer icon Dorota Miskiewicz rounds out the Polish contingent. Dorrey Lin Lyles is an American gospel singer with roots in Atlantic City, Harlem, and Philadelphia. An honoured guest pianist Darius Brubeck grew up in California, for many years lived in South Africa, and currently resides in London.

1. Brigade
2. Before It's Too Late
3. Revolution
4. Nie jest źle
5. Whims Of A Waltz
6. Sudden Impact
7. In Your Own Sweet Way
8. In Our Own Way
9. Akatombo

Sylwester Ostrowski - tenor saxophone
Freddie Hendrix - trumpet, flugelhorn
Miki Hayama - piano, hammond organ, piano rhodes
Essie Ikon Essiet - upright bass
Eric Allen - drum set, recitation

Guests:
Darius Brubeck - piano
Deborah Brown - vocal
Dorota Miśkiewicz - vocal
Dorrey Lin Lyles - vocal