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  • Marcin Nowakowski - Shine

    Marcin Nowakowski, Shine

    Although Marcin Nowakowski’s hit 2009 album Better Days wasn’t the Polish born saxophonist’s debut recording, it seemed to come out of nowhere, like an instantly infectious shot of grooving adrenaline, to capture the hearts of contemporary urban jazz fans. Just as that collection lived up to its sunny, optimistic title, the versatile musician—who alternately uses tenor, alto and soprano as his lead melodic voice—finds dynamic and exciting ways to embody the name of...

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  • Pozytywne Wibracje Festival 2011

    Hope to see you at Pozytywne Wibracje Festival in a Bialystok on July 23rd

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  • Better Days Gold Award!!!

    On the 25 November 2009, at...
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  • No Solo Smooth Jazz Review

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  • SmoohJazzTherapy review by Denis Poole

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    Marcin Nowakowski – Better Days

    by hbh on Sep.02, 2009, under CD Reviews

    Polish sax player Marcin Nowakowski made his debut in the smooth jazz genre with his album Smooth Night (2005). As experienced sideman and performer in the Polish jazz scene he already garnered a certain popularity in the local community of Warsaw. He also performed with Jose Carreras, Paul Jackson, Jr., Simon Philips, and David Knopfer among others.

    Now he prepares himself for the great jump over the ocean to...
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  • New Album Better Days

       It almost sounds like the start of a playful joke you might hear in a pub: What happens when a good looking, charismatic Polish guy walks into an L.A. recording studio with some of the city’s most exciting and accomplished sidemen? If it...
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  • The reception of the Golden Award

    The reception of the Golden Arward.
    On 18th January the Casions Poland in the Warsaw’s Hyatt hotel saw a special concert commemorating the "Smooth Night" album being awarded the Golden CD.
    Apart from Marcin the following artist were also honored: Wojtek Olszak, Marek Niedźwiecki, Wojtek Pilichowski, Michał Grymuza, and Dorota Witt.
    Andrzej Puczynski, the president of the ZPAV, handed the Golden CDs.
    Many distinguished guests graced the concert and the party lasted well into the night....
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  • Smooth Night in the Echo Smooth Jazz

    The title composition from the “Smooth Night” album found its way into the “A” playlist of the American “Echo Smooth Jazz” radio station and it’s not the only piece by Marcin Nowakowski broadcast by the radio. If you want to find out which compositions, apart from the “Smooth Night,” are enjoyed by the American Smooth Jazz fans, listen to


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  • TV Channel 2

    Marcin in „Pytanie na śniadanie” („A Question for Breakfast”) in Polish TV Channel 2
    more photos in gallery

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  • Smooth Jazz Cafe & Pinacolada

    The composition “You are the sun” found itself in two great compilations– Pinacolada and Smooth Jazz Cafe vol.7; both recorded by the Universal Music.

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  • The Blue Cactus Anniversary

    On 23 June Marcin will take part in a great show commemorating the Blue Cactus anniversary. Apart from Marcin a Brazilian star, Rosalia de Souza, will honor the show. DJ Carlos Campos – a renowned resident of Barrio Latino – will be playing afterwards. FEEL INVITED!

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  • A concert for the “Razem dla niepełnosprawnych” association (“Together for the disabled”)

    On Thursday, 24th November 2005, at 7 p.m. Marcin will play a chamber concert organized by the “Razem dla Niepełnosprawnych” (“Together for the disabled”) association and the STOCER hospital. The event will take place in the audience hall of the STOCER hospital.

    Konstancin- Jeziorna, ul. Wierzejewskiego 12. FEEL INVITED!!!


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  • Caroline Henderson

    On 13th October 2005 Marcin played with Caroline Henderson at the Warsaw’s “Melodia” Club, where the artist promoted her solo album titled “Made in Europe” and the compilation “Smooth Jazz Café 7.”

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  • Marie Clair

    In October a new edition of Marie Clair magazine will find its way to kiosks. There you will find a long interview with Marcin and his girlfriend.

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  • Film Festival

    In August 2005 Marcin’s band played at the Film Festival in Kazimierz Dolny. The show was organized by the Polish TV.

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  • May 2005

    In May 2005 a special concert took place, promoting the “Smooth Night” album. Here you can watch a short clip from the party.

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