Magician, author and bassist Janek Gwizdala is taking on music as a language.

If you were putting together a shortlist of the world’s top players in terms of ability and all-round technical prowess, Janek Gwizdala would likely be one of the first names on the list. Driven by an unshakeable dedication to music, Janek easily qualifies as one of the most important bass voices of his generation. A flair for melodic improvisation and vocal-like attention to phrasing has marked him as an innovator of the highest order.