Piano tour the force from the best jazz pianist in Poland. Simply amazing! -- polishjazz.com
The music of 21st Century. For the most discriminating audiophiles only! -- diapazon.pl
I hear the phone ringing. I pick it up. A Low Voice with a characteristic metallic lustre offers me to take part in a solo piano recording in Holland as soon as possible. I am really good at it"- the Voice tries to convince me. I cant manage to get the number for more than a week. Ill call and give it to you tomorrow", I hear the invariable Voice. I follow the instructions. A coach to Rotterdam. Crumpled and hesitant, I get off on a square bathing in the afternoon sun where a man going white, with somewhat demonic face is waiting for me. His narrow eyes penetrate me. We get in the car. So far I only know we are recording in a chapel of a monastery. It looks its going to be interesting. After a short essential talk, a silence falls. I calm down, as I get tired by superficial talks, and the silence soothes me. I like silent people, which is probably why I instantly took to Leszek Blach Siewierski.
We reach our destination. High, solid walls made of dark red brick. At the front a large font, in the middle of the chapel, in the place of the altar a shiny Steinway. I sit at the keyboard to strike the first chord a fine, full tone sinking in the echo, which had been soaking by peoples prayers for hundreds of years, instantly raises my mood. I run my fingers on the keyboard each key perfectly balanced, the keyboard even, not too deep, still rather heavy. I like them that way best.
I took some pencils and rubbers from Poland. I scatter them all on the strings curious if they sound the same as at home. They sound better... (Excerpt from attached booklet)