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by Ernest Barteldes
Anna Maria Jopek Joe's Pub at The Public Theater November 5, 2014 New York, NY For the opening of her 2014 North American tour, Polish singer/songwriter Anna Maria Jopek concentrated on reinvented takes on her native country's folk and classical music, as featured on Polanna (Self Produced, 2011). Backed by a pared-down trio rounded out by Marek Napiorkowski on acoustic guitar and Pedro Nazaruk (keyboards, melodica, percussion, acoustic guitar, flutes, zither and ...read more
by Phillip Woolever
Anna Maria Jopek Band Agnietenhof Jazzy Tiel Tiel, The Netherlands November 2, 2013 Any time Anna Maria Jopek makes an appearance in Western European locations, she can count on Polish ex-pats from the neighboring areas to turn out, en masse, for engaging versions of traditional anthems. That's what happened again tonight as hundreds of high- energy devotees headed into this charming, near-central Netherlands town. The concert was a special feature ...read more
by AAJ Staff
A petite blond jazz beauty from Poland, Anna Maria Jopek's first US show at the American Polish Cultural Center in Troy, Michigan was a study in Rembrandt tones and Rubenesque angelic tints, with a touch of samba thrown in. Known as Anya to her 20-something fans and the musicians that know her well like Sting and Pat Metheny, the show was in Polish, but her paintbrush was love in all its colors, a human condition that blows away nationality when ...read more