Exclusive Interview with FBPO’s Jon Liebman
June 18, 2012
London-born, US-based bass player and record producer Janek Gwizdala has been on the international music scene for over fifteen years. He has toured as a bandleader and worked as musical director or sideman with some of the most respected names in the industry, including Randy Brecker, Hiram Bullock, Mike Stern, John Mayer, Airto Moreira, Flora Purim, Pat Metheny, Marcus Miller, Dave Kikoski, Adam Rogers, Jojo Mayer, V.V. Brown, Jem, Paul Shaffer, Delta Goodrem, Gary Husband, Peter Erskine, Wayne Krantz, Mark Turner and many others.
Since our first interview with Janek back in 2010, we reached out to him again and asked him to talk about his new release, It Only Happens Once. We’re pleased to present this video interview. Enjoy!
Part I: The concept behind It Only Happens Once (4:17)
Part II: The band & crew, the process and what’s behind the title (7:10)