born in 1955 in Gorlice, Kleinpolen, Poland
Alias Vladislav Sendecci
Links www.discogs.com (English)
Vladislav Sendecki (born 1955 in Gorlice) is a Polish jazz pianist. In Polish, his name is spelled Wadysaw Sendecki.
Sendecki studied at the Fryderyk Chopin Music Academy and the Academy of Music in Krakow. He played with his own groups, Extra Ball and Sunship, as well as alongside Leszek Zadlo and Janusz Stefanski in the Polski Jazz Ensemble, with Zbigniew Namysowski, and with the Novi Singers. In 1981 he left Poland for political reasons, and settled in Switzerland, where he started an international career with the Polski Jazz Ensemble. Since then he has worked with Klaus Doldinger's Passport, Billy Cobham, Michael and Randy Brecker, Ray Anderson, Peter Herbolzheimer, Larry Coryell, Didier Lockwood, Micha Urbaniak and Urszula Dudziak, Biréli Lagrène and Jaco Pastorius, Charlie Mariano and Vitold Rek. Since 1996 he has been the pianist for the NDR Big Band. He also founded the Hamburg Jazz Quartet with Gerry Brown, Detlev Beier and Ingolf Burkhardt.
- Recital (1983) (with Micha Urbaniak)
- Men from Wilnau (1988)
- Haunted (1996)
- Seelenlandschaften (1999) (Joachim-Ernst Berendt, Krzysztof Zgraja, Philip Catherine)
- Like A Bird (2000)
- A Tribute to Raymond Scott (2005)
- Poetic Jazz - Danzarina (Hamburg 2005, with Lech and Pawel Wieleba and Jan-Peter Klöpfel)
- Electric Treasures with Markus Stockhausen, Arild Andersen, Patrice Héral, Vladislav Sendecki (2008)
- Solo Piano at Schloss Elmau (2010)