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Palm Jazz 2021: Nils Petter Molvær & Wacław Zimpel

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The Nils Petter Molvær Quartet Jazovia Cultural Centre Gliwice, Poland October 10, 2021 Gliwice is in the south of Poland, not far from Katowice, or even Kraków. It has its own jazz festival, which usually spreads over several weeks, featuring two concerts each evening, in the dedicated Rynek ...

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Jazz Juniors 2021

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Jazz Juniors Kraków, Poland October 6-9, 2021 Since your scribe last visited the Jazz Juniors competition in 2018, this steadily evolving festival has undergone further changes, not least the appointment of saxophonist Adam Pierończyk as artistic director. It's also had to deal with anti-virus restrictions, turning livestream in 2020, but ...

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4th Zbigniew Seifert International Jazz Violin Competition

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4th Zbigniew Seifert International Jazz Violin Competition Cricoteka Museum, Kraków, Poland/Various international locations on-line July 8-10, 2020 When the fanfare and drum roll had died down the big moment arrived. After three days of on-line competition, the six finalists waited anxiously in front of their screens, in Israel, The USA, Austria, ...

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JazzArt Festival Katowice 2020 - Entering the times of streaming events

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Joanna Duda Miasto Ogrodów JazzArt Festival 2020 Katowice April 30, 2020 JazzArt Festival in Katowice, Poland, made its contribution to the annual international Jazz Day on April 30 with a live streamed performance by multifarious keyboardist Joanna Duda. Performing from her home (at Gdynia at the Baltic Sea) she utilized ...

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London Jazz Composers Orchestra 50 Year Anniversary

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London Jazz Composers Orchestra Alchemia and Manggha Museum Krakow, Poland March 6-8, 2020 Intro Fifty years and counting. One of the most important larger bands in European jazz, The London Jazz Composers Orchestra celebrated its golden anniversary over three days in Krakow which culminated in a triumphant performance of “Harmos." ...

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Convulsia

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Singer-songwriter from Kraków, Poland. From more guitar sounds, crossover jazz, to even dark electro-pop.

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Organic Noises

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Organic Noises's music is a creative combination of eastern european and armenian traditional themes with jazz, fusion, rock and progressive generes. Band mixes ethnic armenian instruments (duduk, zurna, pku, ney), vocal, acoustic instruments (violin, oboe, flute, guitar) with modern rhytmic and harmonic ensamble (electric violin, synthetizers, moog, bass, drums). Band members: Zofia Trystuła-Hovhannisyan- oboe, zurna, duduk, Joanna Chudyba- violin Maciej Salus - guitar Marcin Chatys- bass Jan Rusin- drums

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Ensemble 56

56 The name of the group is based on a fragment of the "I-Cing" book LU - "The Wanderer". The wanderer's home is a road. Meeting various people on the road he has to contact them and work with them, independent of their roots and traditions. The music of Ensemble 56 is improvisational compositiosns emerging in "common space", between each musicians' experiences and preferences, uniting various stylistic elements in a "transidiomatic aesthetic". Mieczyslaw Górka One of the most famous polish drummer. He is co-founder of ensemble "Laboratorium" with which he played untill 1979. Among others he worked with Zbigniew Seifert and Czeslaw Niemen. Attila Dóra He had studied math and philosophy and graduated "buddhist teologian" in "The Gate of Knowledge" college in Budapest. Currently he plays on alto and tenorsax, prepared trumpet and build recycled sound installation with low-fi electronics

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Rafal Mazur

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Rafal Mazur's involvement with music began in his youth with violoncello studies in Krakow. He switched to bass guitar in the late 1980's. Since 2000 he has played an acoustic bass guitar built to his own specifications by luthier Jerzy Wysocki. He has developed an advanced and individual approach to his instrument, and to improvisation in general, in which sonority, extended technique and gesture combine effortlessly in performance. He has taken an important role in Kraków to support young artists and improvised music. A founder of the ImproArt studio of improvisation, he has performed jazz and improvised music in clubs and festivals across Poland and Europe, and in China, South Korea and Israel

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Miłosz Skwirut

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