Composed for his last European project, the six handwritten manuscripts are from a project entitled “Moja słodka europejska ojczyzna” (My sweet European homeland) which Komeda established in 1967 in the German city of Baden-Baden on the theme of Jazz and Poetry.
Award-winning composer and musician Piotr Wróbel has spent the last month cycling from Warsaw to Gdańsk and searching out ‘taken-for-granted’ statues to pose with his tuba-like instrument and raise money for dogs with cancer or other diseases, or which have been injured in traffic accidents or mistreated by their owners.
BBC, on Saturday, presented a programme about August Agboola Browne, a Nigeria-born jazz musician, thought to have been the only black participant in the Polish defence war in September 1939 and the only black participant in the 1944 Warsaw Uprising.
A concert by the Marcin Wasilewski Trio in Warsaw's SPATiF club on Thursday will kick-off the Polish Jazz Festival in Tel Aviv, concerts will be performed in Israel and Poland and can be watched online.
Marek Napiórkowski has been winning the Jazz Top poll as a guitar player since 2012 and this year is no exception. But he never looks back, and each and every album brings new music, new ideas, new revelations.
The legendary record label has been with us for half a century now. Today we take a look at the Polish musicians who have been recording for ECM.
One of the greats of jazz he has played with the likes of Miles Davis but now Urbaniak is passing on his passion for music to a new generation of artists.
The Polish jazz scene has always had a long list of great musicians. That hasn’t changed and today’s Polish jazz, as well as encompassing traditional, modern, and avant-garde strands, is led by some serious young talent.
This week Dan is blown away after hearing the Atom String Quartet performing live. It’s not the first time and it won’t be the last either.
World famous music stars will grace the 5th edition of the Katowice Kultura Natura festival, which will be held in the southern Polish city of Katowice on May 10-19.