Report: Polish Trumpeter Tomasz Stańko Dead at 76


Tomasz Stańko (1942-2018)

(Photo: Andrzej Tyszko)

​According to Reuters, the influential Polish trumpeter Tomasz Stańko died Sunday at the age of 76.

Performers took to social media to express their appreciation for his work, which stretches back to the 1960s when Stańko performed in groups helmed by Polish pianist Krzysztof Komeda.

Read an interview from the DownBeat archives with the trumpeter here. DB

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