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Sounds Like: Prince, Return To Forever, Miles Davis, Louis Satchmo Armstrong, James Brown
Label: UbxRecords, Ubx Records
Manager: Joe Topola, Dorota Palmowska, Art Edelstein
The world's leading jazz violinist, band leader, composer & arranger, Michal Urbaniak is one of the founder's of Fusion in the 70's and Acid Jazz of the 90's. There are symphonic works & film music for 25 full feature soundtracks to his credit and he has recorded over 50 albums in the ...See Full Bio
“This review is from: Urbanator (Audio CD) If I had have blinked for a moment I likely would've missed this album completely. From the generic cover to the false looking logo in the upper left hand corner of the CD,it didn't seem the least of interest to me. That was until I was presented with the personnel involved. The violinist Michael Urbaniak has been someone I've known about only for a short time. But this came out in 1994 and I remember that era quite well. With the final releases of Miles Davis,not to mention the works of MC Solaar and Guru's Jazzmatazz series it was apparent that the present stage of electric jazz in particular would lay in hip-hop. Thus begun the sub genre of jazz-hop or hip-bop,which actually may have something to do with this record label. This is a very all encompassing all start cast with musicians than still active and making vital music. And they all shared in an important musical vision: to unite the obviously similarl”