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.
It may be mocked and scorned by the cultural elite, but Disco Polo has wormed its way into the national culture.
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.
On the third anniversary of Leonard Cohen’s death, Dan looks back at his friendship with the artist and shares some of his fondest memories.
Konstancja Gładkowska may have been the love of a young Chopin but she herself and the extent of their relationship remain shrouded in the mists of history.
In her album ‘Moniuszko of 1001 Nights Musician’ musician Maria Pomianowska gives the work of the “national” composer a new twist.
Eighty yeas ago famed pianist Władysław Szpilman played Chopin as German bombs rained down on Warsaw.
The prize awards USD 50,000 to the winner who composes a piece that answers the question: what is Jewish music?
'Pneuma - Expanded Reality' is the slogan of this year's 62nd Warsaw Autumn International Festival of Contemporary Music, to start in Warsaw on September 20 and run until September 28.
On the global music map Poland is a goldmine of violinist and pianists, both classical and jazz. So I was quite surprised to read about a brilliant guitar player from Poland in the professional British magazine “Guitarist”.