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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...

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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...

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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...

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Jazz Juniors 2020: Winners Announced!

Jazz Juniors 2020: Winners Announced!

Ziółek Quartet has won the Grand Prix of Jazz Juniors 2020, announced the jury consisting of Adam Pierończyk, Dominik Wania, and Sławomir Kurkiewicz. The 2nd prize went to Kuba Banaszek Quartet, the 3rd – to Semiotic Quintet.  The six bands admitted to the finals of...

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In Solidarity with Polish Musicians

In Solidarity with Polish Musicians

This year’s Jazz Juniors Festival (held on 1st-4th October in Cracow) is unique in that its program features exclusively Polish artists. What is more, rather than presenting familiar bands, we will show groups of musicians who have so far never performed in such...

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The Jazz Juniors 2020 Competition

The Jazz Juniors 2020 Competition

Adam Pierończyk, Dominik Wania, and Sławomir Kurkiewicz make up the jury of this year’s Jazz Juniors Competition. Entries for this one of the oldest and most important jazz competitions in Poland may be submitted till 15th September. The Competition has been an...

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Jazz Juniors 2020 – Made in Poland!

Jazz Juniors 2020 – Made in Poland!

Ladies and Gentlemen, The worldwide attack of the virus is a reality we have to face. We are witnessing a situation which is unprecedented in the lives of today’s generations, and one that also represents a grave threat to a vast number of artists and to their...

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The Winners of Jazz Juniors 2019 Have Been Announced!

The Winners of Jazz Juniors 2019 Have Been Announced!

An international jury consisting of: Adam Pierończyk (chair), Anna Gadt, and Will Vinson, has given the Grand Prix of the Jazz Juniors 2019 Competition to the Jakub Paulski Trio. The title of competition winners has also been granted to The Cuban Latin Jazz and to...

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Jazz Juniors 2019: preliminary round results!

Jazz Juniors 2019: preliminary round results!

Out of the thirty seven bands that entered the contest, eight have been selected to take part in the Jazz Juniors 2019 auditions. Musicians from Poland, Italy, Ukraine, Great Britain, Germany and even South Africa declared their willingness to participate in one of...

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