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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...

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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....

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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...

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Music Buzzing with Creativity

Music Buzzing with Creativity

Three more, very different bands presented themselves on the second night of Jazz Juniors festival’s showcase stage. This time, they were finalists of earlier Jazz Juniors editions, Marcin Pater Trio and Stanisław Słowiński with his quintet, as well as a new band:...

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US Trumpet Master Played with Young Polish Musicians

US Trumpet Master Played with Young Polish Musicians

The second day of Jazz Juniors 2021 Festival concerts focused on the music of US trumpet virtuoso Peter Evans, who appeared in Cracow’s Cricoteka in two roles, first with a solo concert, later – playing together with Polish artists of the young generation: Wojciech...

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Jazz Juniors 2021: Winners Announced!

Jazz Juniors 2021: Winners Announced!

The jury (Adam Pierończyk, Jean-Paul Bourelly, Majid Bekkas) awarded the Grand Prix of Jazz Juniors 2021 to Nagy Emma Quintet (Hungary), and the second prize jointly to Superminimalism (Poland) and the sextet Federico Calcagno & The Dolphians (Italy). The third...

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I am already looking forward to meeting you

I am already looking forward to meeting you

2021 is the second year of life in the shadow of the pandemic, which literally paralysed the whole world and did much damage to the music market. The previous edition of the Jazz Juniors Festival, though threatened with cancellation, was nevertheless eventually held...

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International Stars at Jazz Juniors Festival!

International Stars at Jazz Juniors Festival!

The International Jazz Juniors Festival and Competition in Cracow is an annual four-day music feast for all jazz lovers. On the three concert evenings, we will hear performances by artists from different parts of the world, including, apart from Adam Pierończyk and...

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Jazz Juniors Competition winners’ concerts online

Jazz Juniors Competition winners’ concerts online

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,...

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