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Jazz Juniors 2020 Final Concert

Jazz Juniors 2020 Final Concert

The last concert of Jazz Juniors 2020 continued the experiment initiated on the previous night, bringing together on the stage musicians who strove to find a common language and create a new quality together. These were: Kamila Drabek, Kasia Pietrzko, Marek...

The Power of Experimentation

The Power of Experimentation

On this day, the stage of Jazz Juniors Festival belonged first and foremost to young musicians, accompanied by a few seasoned jazz personalities. Altogether nine musicians performed in concert: Natalia Kordiak, Marta Wajdzik, Andrzej Święs, Jakub Paulski, Rafał...

When Tradition Fuses with Modernity

When Tradition Fuses with Modernity

The thrill of the Competition being over, the time has come for the festival part of Jazz Juniors, which opened with our artist-in-residence Adam Pierończyk’s concert played with invited guests: Dominik Wania, Sławomir Kurkiewicz, Dawid Fortuna, and DJ Eprom. They...

Jazz Juniors History

Since year 1976

Founded in 1976, the International Contest of Young Jazz Ensembles Jazz Juniors has always been strongly entwined with the history of Polish jazz, since it is at the Jazz Juniors where the most famous Polish artists – such as Leszek Możdżer, Krzysztof Ścierański, Marek Bałata, Niedziela and Pospieszalski brothers, and New Presentation, Walk Away and Miłość bands – made their first steps.

This was years ago, yet Jazz Juniors still belongs to the spearhead of jazz events, whose winners make their presence ever more visible on international music stages. Enough to mention that this is the competition that recently allowed the discovery of such personalities and bands as High Definition, N.S.I., Levity, Bartosz Dworak, Paweł Kaczmarczyk, Piotr Orzechowski “Pianohooligan” and Tomasz Chyła Quintet.

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