Michal Urbaniak – Facts of Life

Michal Urbaniak

Label: Love Records
ASIN: B0018I925C
Also Available in: Vinyl
Recorded at the Right Track Studios, New York, 1983

Michal Urbaniak : violin
Larry Coryell : guitars
Urszula Dudziak : voice
Kenny Kirkland : keyboards
Victor Bailey : bass guitar
Omar Hakim : drums
Brian Keane : rhythm guitar on 3,6,7

1 Facts Of Life
2 Tango
3 Just Like Being Born
4 Body Rub
5 The Other Side
6 Nothing Is Forever
7 Fon Wolfgang Amadeus
8 Kasia

Serenade For The City – Michal Urbaniak

Original Released: 1980 with Label Motown

This production has been re-issued by the artist himself on his label UBX but with a different cover, some of the compositions have undergone a title change and there are 3 extra tracks not available in the original release.

Personnel are:
Michal Urbaniak on violin and lyricon
Barry Eastmond on keyboards
Kenny Kirkland on keyboards
Rick Galloway on percussion
Yogi Horton and Buddy Williams on drums
Marcus Miller on bass
Doc Powell on guitar
Urszula Dudziak on vocals and percussion

Track Listing:
1. Bad Times (not found on the original release)
2. Circular Road (sampled above)
3. Nanava
4. Sometimes
5. Serenada (entitled “Serenade for the City” on the original release)
6. Mika (entitled “Samba Miko” on the original release)
7. Fall
8. Kasia (entitled “Joy” on the original release)
9. Vanessa
10. North One (not found on the original release)
11. French Kiss (not found on the original release)

Michal Urbaniak – Heritage

Heritage Michal Urbaniak

Label:MPS Records – 0068.182, MPS Records – MPS 15.512
Format:Vinyl, LP, Album

Produced by MPS Records GmbH
Recorded July/August 1977 Tonstudio Zuckerfabrik Stuttgart/Germany
â„— 1978 MPS Records

Bass Guitar – Tony Bunn
Composed By, Arranged By – Michal Urbaniak (tracks: A1 to B1, B3)
Drums – Lurenda Featherstone
Engineer – Chips Platen
Keyboards – Kenny Kirkland
Photography [Front] – Tadeusz Rolke
Violin, Lyricon – Michal Urbaniak*
Vocals, Percussion [Electronic], Synthesizer [Arp Odyssey] – Urszula Dudziak

A1 Heritage 7:02
A2 Prayer 3:20
A3 Vio-Lines 2:33
A4 Stick It In 7:58
B1 Cucu’s Nest 8:17
B2 Gaby’s Mood Composed By, Arranged By – Urszula Dudziak 3:21
B3 Storks 8:30

Michal Urbaniak – Paradise club Boston, Mass. U.S.A. December 10, 1978


Michal Urbaniak group
(with Urszula Dudziak and Kenny Kirkland)
Paradise club
Boston, Mass. U.S.A.
December 10, 1978
performance quality: B+ (very good)
recording quality: B+ (very good)
source: (both) master audience tapes:

1: stage introduction and tuning 1:47
2: 9:33
3: band introductions :47
4: jasmine lady 8:58
5: 7:33
6: 25:10
7: 5:56
8: 7:11
9: 6:20

Michal Urbaniak – Ecstasy

Ecstasy Michal Urbaniak
Label: Marlin – 2221
Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: US
Released: 1978
Genre: Funk / Soul, Jazz
Style: Smooth Jazz, Jazz-Funk, Funk
Recorded at Rosebud Studios, New York, June 78.
Mastered at Sterling Sound.

Alto Saxophone – Zbigniew Namysłowski
Arranged By – Michal Urbaniak*
Bass Guitar – Anthony Jackson, Pee Wee Ford
Conductor – Michal Urbaniak*
Design – Bob Heimall*
Drums – Bernard Pretty Purdie*, Gary Mure
Engineer – Richard Alderson
Engineer [Assistant] – Eddie Heath*
Guitar – James Crab Robinson*
Lyricon – Michal Urbaniak*
Mastered By – George Marino
Percussion – Crusher Bennett*, Arthur Jenkins, Ralph Macdonald
Photography – Ryszard Horowitz
Piano [Acoustic] – Kenny Kirkland
Piano [Baby Grand] – Kenny Kirkland
Piano [Fender] – Kenny Kirkland
Piano [Minimoog] – Kenny Kirkland
Piano [Polymoog] – Kenny Kirkland
Piano [Yamaha] – Kenny Kirkland
Producer – Aki Aleong, Michal Urbaniak*
Steel Drums – Othello
Strings – Michal Urbaniak*
Synthesizer [Oberheim] – Michal Urbaniak*
Tenor Saxophone – Michal Urbaniak*
Violin – Michal Urbaniak*
Vocals – Calvin Brown, Henry Jackson, James Crab Robinson*, Keith Keyboy Rose, Urszula Dudziak
Vocals [Background] – Keith Keyboy Rose, Rickie Byars-Boger*

1. Body rub
2. Free
3. Ecstasy
4. Just a funky feeling
5. Wants ta make you feel good
6. A day in the park
7. French kiss
8. Creation

Michal Urbaniak – Urbaniak

YEAR: 1979

Drums – Lurenda Featherstone
Guitar [Bass] – Tony Bunn
Piano [Fender], Keyboards [Mini-moog, Poly Moog] – Kenny Kirkland
Saxophone [Alto], Flute – Zbigniew Namyslowski
Violin, Lyricon – Michał Urbaniak
Voice, Percussion – Urszula Dudziak

01. The Breaker (Dedicated to Wojtek Fibak (Urbaniak) [0:07:06.29]
02. Strife (Namyslowski) [0:04:32.56]
03. Mountaneers (Urbaniak) [0:03:58.66]
04. Weird Creatures (Namyslowski) [0:06:08.31]
05. Jasmine Lady (Namyslowski) [0:08:23.41]
06. Always Ready (Urbaniak) [0:07:07.74]
07. Stray Sheep (Namyslowski) [0:05:57.38]