Yet another fascinating performance at this year’s Krakow Jazz Autumn will be Krakow Improvisers Orchestra’s collaboration with the Japanese composer and pianist Satoko Fujii.
Krakow Street Band is a formation which is becoming the city’s new musical highlight for visitors from Poland and abroad. Nine professional musicians, each members of many different bands and projects, gather on sunny days to perform on Cracow’s main square. Their performances burst with positive energy, and everyone can see that their main motivation is the joy of playing together, while the coins falling into the guitar case are only a nice addition.
The Zipheads hail from St Albans, UK. Initially formed as a punk band around 2005, taking influence from The Clash, Stiff Little Fingers, Descendents and the like, the band members eventually became more and more enamoured with 50’s Rock’n’Roll and Rockabilly, and The Zipheads was put on hiatus to form The […]
The Swedish tubist Per-Åke Holmlander, when asked about what improvised music means to him, cites his countryman, the tragically deceased politician Olof Palme: “The art of improvisation is the reward of careful preparation.” And if anyone can practice this artform, it’s Holmlander. This leading figure among Swedish New Music improvisers will be this year’s Krakow Jazz Autumn’s first resident.
Buttering Trio are three gentle souls from Tel Aviv trying to bring the funk to the desert. Using heavy beats, fat bass lines and sweet yet poignant lyrics, they bring some peace in a troubled region. What started out as studio jams in a smoky basement in Berlin evolved into a […]
TEDER (IL) Curator of the DJ scene at the 27th JCF Teder is a pop-up radio bar or a project that is a radio station, a bar, a kitchen, a shop with new design and gallery in one. Previously Teder opened up only for the summer, but after six years […]
Gili Yalo (IL) In his solo project, Gili Yalo combines Ethiopian musical legacy with such genres as soul, funk, groove and jazz. By collaborating with top producers (Beno Hendler of Balkan Beat Box, Uri Kinrot of Boom Pam), Gili incorporates traditional African melodies into contemporary music, creating a rich, exceptional […]
Hynom (IL), Gilli Tha Kid (IL) HEADZ is a series of music events in Jerusalem, which hostS both local and international artists of experimental dance music, produced by Raash Hour – a collective of Jerusalem based DJs, musicians and visual artists . For the past 7 years Raash Hour has […]
The singer and producer ADI from Jerusalem has an extraordinary ease of combining heavy, barking beats with sensual vocals.
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 […]
Nat Osborn, “the mastermind behind the suitably named Nat Osborn Band, writes smart, punchy tunes that blend old-school Gershwin-era songcraft with decidedly modern sensibilities.” (Popdose) The Brooklyn based seven-piece band, flanked by a powerful three piece horn section, takes the best elements of soul, funk, indie-rock, and jazz and weaves […]
Panivalkova is a female multi-instrumental trio formed by Ira Luzina, Irina Kulshenko and Daria Pugachova. The band started to perform in 2013. Music of Panivalkova is a combination of tenderness and witty irony in the lyrics with passion and energy. They name their style “sensitive minimalism”. Panivalkova sing in five […]