A doctor by training, Komeda invented modern jazz in Poland in the 50s, when the country was completely isolated from Western music, and was on the verge of international recognition with his compositions for Roman Polański’s early films.
In this week’s column, Dan Wyszogrodzki says that one of the most life-defining questions you can ask yourself is how far you would go for music. He also has the answer.
Adam Bałdych is a virtuoso with amazing technique, but what makes his music unique is its depth and lyricism. He also continually crosses the border between jazz and classical. Like there is no border.
She’s a singer, a songwriter, a mean guitar player and a fully trained violinist. She’s also pretty. In fact, she’s got it all, says Dan Wyszogrodzki in this week’s Dan Session column
In this week’s column, Dan takes a look at ‘Polka’ jazz and its growing reputation internationally.
This week, Dan delves into a fusion of jazz and classical as one of Poland’s best jazz pianists Włodek Pawlik tackles the ‘daddy of Polish opera’,Stanisław Moniuszko
In his ‘Dan Session’ column this week, music journalist and author Daniel shares his thoughts on this year’s Polish version of the Grammies.
After having his passport confiscated by the communist authorities Korzyński began composing for directors in the GDR.
In this week’s Dan Session column, music journalist Daniel Wyszogrodzki takes a look at Jazz Forum magazine’s jazz awards for 2018 – and he doesn’t like what he sees.
In his first ‘Dan Session’ column for TFN, music journalist Daniel Wyszogrodzki takes a look at a new release of the legendary Czesław Niemen’s greatest hits.