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Jazztopad Festival presents: The best of Polish Jazz in the U.S.
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Tue, 17/05/2016 - 17:28
For the second time a special edition of Wrocław’s Jazztopad Festival will take place in the homeland of Jazz, the United States, in collaboration with the Polish Cultural Institute New York. In June and July leading Polish jazz ensembles the Piotr Damasiewicz Quintet, the Marcin Wasilewski Trio, the ...
Grand finale of Melting Pot made in Wroclaw, 26 – 30 April 2016
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Thu, 28/04/2016 - 15:44
A project celebrating the UNESCO International Jazz Day & the European Capital of Culture, Wroclaw 2016, supported by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union.   For eight editions, starting in September 2013 until February 2016, young improvisers from various European countries came together to join forces...
5th edition of Katowice JazzArt Festival
by Katowice JazzArt Festival on Tue, 19/04/2016 - 11:27
25 - 30 April 2016, International Jazz Day.  Katowice, Poland. The 5th edition of Katowice JazzArt Festival starts and finishes with the strong Scandinavian kick off. The whole program, however, differs from subtle piano solo of Jack DeJohnette, ladino chants performed by Yasmin Levy and the whole range of greatest Polish...
8th Melting Pot laboratory made in Wroclaw
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Wed, 17/02/2016 - 13:39
The 8th Melting Pot laboratory took place on the 13-14 February 2016 in Wrocław, Poland, as part of a series of encounters between musicians of different European countries and artists of other fields, in this case puppets theatre, centred on the ideas of collective improvisation and of dialogue between different art forms. The...
7th Melting Pot laboratory in Wroclaw Poland
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Thu, 03/12/2015 - 11:23
The 7th Melting Pot improvisation laboratory took place on the 22 November 2015 during the 12th Jazztopad Festival in Wrocław, Poland. In the framework of Melting Pot a roundtable debate also took place with the title “Balancing the bottom line with innovative programming” on the 23 November involving artists, representatives from...
12. Jazztopad Festival: 21-29 November 2015
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Fri, 06/11/2015 - 17:06
The year 2015 is in many ways a breakthrough for Jazztopad. Having built its well-recognized brand for eleven years now, Jazztopad moves to the National Forum of Music – one of the most important concert venues in Europe. The long-awaited moment has come, and we can give our listeners and our artists optimal conditions for...
William Parker releases recording from Jazztopad Festival
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Thu, 08/10/2015 - 18:43
William Parker's new 3CDs box set, "For those who are still", includes a long piece that was commissioned and premiered at Jazztopad Festival in November 2013. Ceremonies For Those Who Are Still , the 3rd CD of the set, marks the momentous occasion of William Parker's first work composed for symphony orchestra. It was...
Grand Opening of the National Forum of Music
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Thu, 03/09/2015 - 17:49
The official inauguration of the new venue for the National Forum of Music will take place on the 4 September 2015 in Wrocław, Poland. SPACES FOR BEAUTIFUL EXPERIENCES National Form of Music in Wrocław is the most significant cultural development in Poland and the centre of music performance in Wrocław. Acting also as the home...
Charles Lloyd releases new album premiered at Jazztopad
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Thu, 21/05/2015 - 20:22
"Wild man dance", Charles Lloyd's new work, was commissioned by and premiered at Jazztopad Festival, a member of the Europe Jazz Network, in Wrocław in 2013. The recordings of that incredible concert will be released on the new album of the artist, the first one in 30 years for the renowned...
4. Katowice JazzArt Festival 2015
by Katowice JazzArt Festival on Fri, 20/03/2015 - 13:35
  4th edition of Katowice's finest JazzArt Festival is coming soon. From 21st till 30th April we will join concerts, lectures, workshops and movie screenings in several venues. Details to find on www.jazzartfestival.eu
All names for Jazztopad Festival 2014 announced!
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Wed, 20/08/2014 - 12:40
Jazztopad are happy to announce the line up of artists for this year's festival in Nov 2014! The festival will kick off with the youthful energy of Nate Wooley Quintet. With a special guest Megan Schubert and the Festival Cello Ensemble American trumpeter will perform a composition commissioned for him by Jazztopad...
JAZZTOPAD FESTIVAL 14-24.11.2013 Wrocław
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Wed, 13/11/2013 - 11:18
November 14 (Thursday), 7:00 pm  Wrocław Philharmonic Hall    Wayne Shorter Quartet  Wayne Shorter – saxophones  Danilo Perez – piano  John Patitucci – double bass  Brian Blade – drums  Tickets:  VIP 250, I zone 180zł, II zone 150zł ,...
3.-25.11. jazztopad festival - Poland
by Jazztopad Festival/National Forum of Music on Tue, 06/11/2012 - 15:52
3.-25.11. jazztopad festival - Poland Jazztopad Festival is an annual jazz festival in Wroclaw, Poland.  It presents unique projects, masterclasses and world premieres of pieces composed exclusively for the festival.  Jazztopad showcases Polish and international jazz artists and its 9th edition takes place in...

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Era Jazzu
by ERA JAZZU on Fri, 18/04/2014 - 12:14
The ERA JAZZU series was initiated  ( on 1998) by a club concerts of Paul Motian, Mike Westbrook Band, Jamalaadeen Tacuma ,John Abercrombie, Steve Lacy , James Blood Ulmer, Lee Konitz, Bireli Lagrene, John Abercrombie just a mention a few. But the serie is fine promoting by the galas and tours with The Kronos Quartet ,Oregon...