Podcast: Interview with Maciek Pysz (Touring 25 Mar - 2 May)

"I arrived [in 2003] with £100 in my pocket, a guitar, backpack, and a plan to become a full-time musician in London..."

We spoke to guitarist Maciek Pysz about:

- His childhood in Poland and his early career in London

- Insight, his 2013 début album on 33 Records, produced with assistance from the Jazz Services Recording Scheme

- How his trio (with Yuri Goloubev, and Asaf Sirkis, about to tour the UK) was formed

- His musical influences

We also spoke about his British tour promoting Insight which starts on the 4th of March in St Ives and ends on the 2nd of May in Peterborough. The London gigs are on the 25th of March at Pizza Express Jazz Club (TICKETS), and the 10th of April at The Forge (TICKETS).

Musical Excerpts:

Lost in London at 5:12

Insights at 10:55

Steps of Time at 15:54

Tour Dates

March 4th – St Ives Jazz Club, St Ives

March 7th – Oliver's Jazz (with Acustica), Greenwich

March 25th – Pizza Express Jazz Club, London (featuring Tim Garland)

March 26th – Stratford Jazz, Stratford-upon-Avon

March 27th – Soundcellar, Poole

March 30th – Jazz Nights, Suffolk

April 2nd – Dempsey's, Cardiff

April 3rd – Queen's Head, Monmouth

April 4th – The Library Theatre, Luton

April 5th – Oliver's Jazz, Greenwich

April 9th – Matt and Phreds, Manchester

April 10th – The Forge, London

April 11th – The Verdict, Brighton

April 15th – Annie's Jazz, Leigh-on-Sea

April 16th – Soundhouse, Edinburgh

May 2nd – Key Theatre Studio, Peterborough

1 comment:

  1. Enjoyed listening to this interview and gaining further insight into the professional life and influences of Maciek, one of our most hard working and committed musicians on the Live Music Now scheme. Proud to support him in his career.