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Sean Moran, James Banner’s Usine and More

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Exactly one day after the funeral of his beloved wife, and urged by friends and family, Polish saxophonist Leszek Żądło along with bassist Andrzej Cudzich and drummer Janusz Stefański entered Studio Stebo in Krakow, Poland in 1995 and recorded some very emotional and powerful music. Finally released, that recording is the feature on this week's episode ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Variospheres: Live in Solothurn

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When Tomasz Stańko's first classic quintet came to the natural end of its road in 1973, with all its members looking for new directions in music, violinist Zbigniew Seifert embarked on a solo career that saw him record a number of albums with very different line-ups. In fact, bar a brief period at the end of ...

ARTICLE: BOOK REVIEWS

Man Of The Light: The Life And Work Of Zbigniew Seifert

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Man Of The Light: The Life And Work Of Zbigniew Seifert
Aneta Norek-Skrycka
172 Pages
ISBN: 978-83-938054-2-6
The Zbigniew Seifert Foundation
2016

A number of European jazz musicians stand out for having shaped the sound of the music in the past fifty years, for their virtuosity and for having ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Zbigniew Seifert Jazz Violin Competition 2016

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The 2nd International Zbigniew Seifert Jazz Violin Competition
The Krzysztof Penderecki European Centre For Music, Luslawice
Manngha Museum Of Japanese Arts & Technology
Kraków, Poland
August 24-27, 2016

The violinist Zbigniew Seifert was one of Poland's best-known jazz players, who died tragically early, a victim of ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Zbigniew Seifert International Jazz Violin Competition

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1st Zbigniew Seifert International Jazz Violin Competition
Krzysztof Penderecki European Centre for Music
Luslawice/Krakow
Poland
July 16-19, 2014

He was one of the great jazz virtuosos, right up there some would say with Django Reinhardt, Art Tatum and Charlie Parker. Most frequently, however, he was compared to John ...

NEWS: EVENT

1st International Zbigniew Seifert Jazz Violin Competition Won By Bartosz Dworak

1st International Zbigniew Seifert Jazz Violin Competition Won By Bartosz Dworak

The 1st Zbigniew Seifert International Jazz Violin Competition was won by twenty six year old Polish violinist Bartosz Dworak. The competition was conceived of and organized by the Zbigniew Seifert Foundation in order to honor the memory and promote the musical legacy of the great Polish jazz violinist Zbigniew Seifert, who died in 1979 from cancer ...

ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Friedhelm Schönfeld: Start

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Dopo aver licenziato il sorprendente Strict Minimum a nome del contrabbassista Günter Lenz, l’encomiabile Jazzwerkstatt si prende la briga di riportare sotto la luce dei riflettori un altro pezzo di storia: Friedhelm Schönfeld, classe ’38, autentico ramingo del jazz teutonico, già attivo verso la metà degli anni Sessanta nel fertile ambito della scena targata DDR. È il 1966 (pensateci: Coltrane ...