30.04.2020 - 4.05.2020 Events, Music

Let’s celebrate Jazz Day 2020 with Polish musicians

Polish Institute Brussels invites you to a virtual celebration of UNESCO International Jazz Day 2020 (@home edition).

On this occasion, we asked some wonderful Polish jazz musicians, who were our guests in 2019, to meet again with their audience in Belgium. They all kindly accepted our invitation and sent us some recordings dedicated especially to you.
From April 30th until May 4th you can discover the musical moments by:

  • Marcin Wasilewski, leader of Marcin Wasilewski Trio (Marcin Wasilewski piano, Sławomir Kurkiewicz, contrabass, Michał Miśkiewicz, drums)
    ➡️ Wishes and music: https://youtu.be/gFFXXbZJzew 
  • Marcin Masecki, jazz-pianist and composer, curator of Marcin Masecki Theater Studio Warsaw:
    ➡️ Wishes and music (Django Reinhardt ” Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea”): https://youtu.be/SQ8LDCuVg5g Students of the Akademia Muzyczna im. Karola Szymanowskiego w Katowicach, department of Jazz and Popular Music directed by the Dean, professor Paweł Tomaszewski :
    Big Band of Music Academy in Katowice – Soul Bossa Nova by Quincy Jones ➡️ https://youtu.be/KFMOdmdHJ6Q
    and wishes ➡️ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_CghHc6URL8

    Together, we contribute to highlight Polish jazz and its diplomatic role of uniting people and promoting Polish culture.
    “In the peculiar circumstances of this International Jazz Day, as the world faces the COVID-19 pandemic, music is bringing people together and helping to keep hope”— Audrey Azoulay, Director-General of UNESCO on the occasion of the International Jazz Day.

Polish jazz is there to give you inspiration and joy. Jazz brings us closer.

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