HBE are seven brothers from the south side of Chicago who come from an extraordinary musical family. The band freely mix the brass band tradition with generous doses of hip hop, soul and funk, creating an intoxicating and boisterous blend that is just barely contained on their newest release Fly: The Customs Prelude. They […]
Łukasz Rychlicki and Paweł Szpura, two-thirds of the band Lotto, will dig into Albert Ayler’s archives. Instead of playing covers though, they will draw inspiration from Ayler’s poignant compositions. The saxophonist Albert Ayler isn’t as widely recognizable in Poland as, let’s say, Ornette Coleman. Still, Ayler’s influence on free jazz […]
SONIAMIKI (known to her family and friends as Zosia) composes her own songs, plays the bass guitar, has two albums under her belt (both released on Monin Records from Berlin and on niche labels in Poland) and has just been picked up by Warner Poland’s A&R. Her synth loops and […]
DIKANDA is a music band of international renown, playing “world music”. They come from Szczecin, Poland.
Gerard Lebik is a composer, experimental musician, creator of sound installations and urban interventions. He has worked with, among others, Eryck Abecassis, Kazuhisa Uchihashi, Rob Mazurek, Keith Rowe, Satoko Fujii, Brian Labycz, Hernani Faustino, Gabriel Ferrandini, Noritaka Tanaka, Bettina Wenzel and Red Trio. This graduate of Wrocław’s Karol Lipiński University […]
In mid-November, during the Polish Improvised Music series, we will get a chance to meet a band that formed in early 2015 and immediately aroused the interest and expectations of music lovers. All three Wójciński brothers finally joined forces in one group: Ksawery on double bass, Maurycy on the trumpet, and Szymon on piano. Krzysztof Szmańda joins them behind the drumkit.
Inspired by Jazz music from the 1930’s and 1950’s, the US-based jazz band Ari Roland Quartet, which comprises of Ari Roland, Chris Byars, Zaid Nasser and Keith Balla, performed at the Krakow Jazz Autumn . Ari Roland (bass) was born and raised in New York City. He began playing […]
Their approach to American folk is simple, authentic and straightforward
The November leg of Krakow Jazz Autumn will be kicked of by Mats Gustafsson and the Nu Ensemble (6,7,8 November).
The November leg of Krakow Jazz Autumn will be kicked of by Mats Gustafsson and the Nu Ensemble (6, 7, 8 November).
Hugo Race Fatalists is the collaboration between Australian singer songwriter producer Hugo Race and the Italian instrumental band Sacri Cuori.
This year, we will get a chance to hear Barry Guy not just with his Blue Shroud Band. On the last day of October he’ll share the stage with sax player Jürg Wickihalder and drummer Lucas Niggli – Beyond Trio.