Luke Malewicz

Trombonist/Composer/Educator

"Creative, witty and absolutely dedicated...... Luke Malewicz continues at the forefront of today's emerging jazz trombonists."

Luis Bonilla, Vanguard Jazz Orchestra

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All About Jazz Gives Green Ruins 5 Stars. 

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Green Ruins showcases the trombonists talents as an inventive composer and skilled bandleader. The music is very much grounded in the jazz tradition,... strong writing, exciting solos, and developed band sound make this recording a great contribution from a new and imaginative artist.
— Brandon Wright, Mingus Big Band
With Green Ruins, Malewicz has composed pieces full of exciting vamps and interesting melodies... and assembled an energetic quintet that brings his music to life.
— Marshall Gilkes, Maria Schneider Orchestra

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Holy smokes, is Luke for real?
......he not only continues to display a total respect for tradition, but frankly, I’m absolutely blown away by his unabashed reach for the future.
— Luis Bonilla, Vanguard Jazz Orchestra
Malewicz’s Debut CD Green Ruins sounds terrific, with playing reminiscent of Elliot Mason.
— Kenny Rampton, Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra
With his debut CD Green Ruins, trombonist and composer Luke Malewicz emerges as an ambitious young artist with formidable chops, forward-looking ideas and a fresh, new sound. Malewicz’s quintet expertly embraces his vision and excels at bringing the leader’s original material to life — supplying lively rhythms, melodic solos and a bold attitude that makes his music accessible to today’s listeners while remaining rooted in the tradition of classic jazz.
— Ed Enright, Contributing Editor, DownBeat