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 […]
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 […]
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 bass […]
The November leg of Krakow Jazz Autumn will be kicked of by Mats Gustafsson and the Nu Ensemble (6,7,8 November).