Michał Urbaniak

Michał Urbaniak (born Jan. 22, 1943) is a Polish violinist, saxophonist, and composer who first recorded with Warszawa post-bop quintet The Jazz Rockers during the early 1960s. He debuted as a bandleader with two albums on Spiegelei circa 1971/72. Emigrating to the United States in 1973, he recorded a string of jazz-funk albums over the next decade, many featuring the vocals of then-wife Urszula Dudziak.

Discography:

  • Paratyphus B (1971 • Michał Urbaniak Group)
  • Inactin (1972 • Michał Urbaniak Group)
  • Podróż na południe (Moving South) (1973 • Wojciech Karolak, Michał Urbaniak & Czesław Bartkowski)
  • Super Constellation (1973)
  • We’ll Remember Komeda (1973 • Michał Urbaniak, Tomasz Stańko, Attila Zoller & Urszula Dudziak)
  • Atma (1974)
  • Fusion (1974)
  • Fusion III (1975)
  • Body English (1976)
  • Smiles Ahead (1977 • Michal Urbaniak’s Fusion)
  • Urbaniak (1977)
  • Ecstasy (1978)
  • Heritage (1978)
  • Serenade for the City (1980)
  • Daybreak (1981)
  • My One and Only Love (1981)
  • The Duo (1982 • Larry Coryell & Michał Urbaniak)
  • A Quiet Day in Spring (1983 • Larry Coryell & Michał Urbaniak)

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