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Arctic Riff Tour 2021

Arctic Riff Tour 2021

We have been waiting for the opportunity to listen to live music from the Arcitc Riff album in the original line-up more then one and half year. Luckily, Joe Lovano will join the Polish Trio on a concert tour in selected venues and at selected festivals in Poland and...

Young Polish Musicians’ Creative Force

Young Polish Musicians’ Creative Force

Another group of artists and bands performed at the Mile Stone Jazz Club on the last day of the Jazz Juniors 2021 showcase presentations. This time, the Festival guests could listen to Ziółek Kwartet, Bartosz Dworak performing solo, and Paweł Mańka Semiotic Quintet....

Freedom-Filled Music Ends Jazz Juniors 2021

Freedom-Filled Music Ends Jazz Juniors 2021

Our three-day musical feast, with concerts by stars from all over the world, came to its close with a performance by Maciej Kitajewski Trio featuring Slovenian sax player Jure Pukl, and a solo concert by Canadian saxophonist Seamus Blake. Maciej Kitajewski Trio was...

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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