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Miasto Stołeczne Warszawa

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The 23rd International Open Air Jazz Festival at the Old Town
When
1 July (Saturday) - 26 August 2017, 7:00 pm
Where
Rynek Starego Miasta (map)
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Tickets
free admission
www.jazznastarowce.pl

International Open Air Festival, Jazz at the Old Town, which is open to the public and addressed to a wide range of recipients, is a unique event of it’s kind in Poland. It is also one of the most popular and the biggest, considering the number of the public, jazz festivals. It lasts through two summer months and it is among longest festivals both in Poland and in Europe. Concerts take place every Saturday in July and August.

According to studies and questionnaires it is for many years an artistic representation of Warsaw. Over the 22 years, the audiences of different ages have amounted to an impressive one million. One edition of the festival gathers about 40 thousand music lovers, jazz fans and tourists from Poland and abroad alike.
The festival creates new facts and artistic values. Original program, international stars, premiere concerts and jazz discoveries are our signature signs.

Polish audience had a chance to enjoy for the first time such greats of the swing era like: Scott Hamilton, Duffy Jackson, Dr. Lonnie Smith, hear new discoveries of the American music scene like: Alfredo Rodriguez Grace Kelly, Kyle Eastwood (Clint Eastwood’s son), Avishai Cohen and Hiromi.

In the last editions we also presented international jazz stars like: Archie Sheep, David Murray, Richard Galliano, Dino Saluzzi, Bill Evans, Lee Konitz, Chico Freeman, Bobo Stenson, Kenny Wheeler, Tord Gustavsen, Michael Wollny, Yaron Herman, Marilyn Mazur, Danilo Rea, Stefano Bollani, Enrico Pieranunzi, Jorge Pardo, Antonio Serrano, Shai Maestro, Jeff Lorber, Eric Marienthal, Ernie Watts, Jacky Terrasson, Joey Calderazzo, Mike Stern, Bill Evans, Roy Hargrove, Christian McBride, Charnett Moffett, Stanley Jordan, Terje Rypdal, Palle Mikkelborg, Birelli Lagrene, Ulf Wakenius, Omar Sosa, Greg Osby, Cyrus Chesnut, Buster Williams and Lenny White.

The festival featured the most outstanding Polish artists, among others: Tomasz Stańko, Michał Urbaniak, Urszula Dudziak, Zbigniew Namysłowski, Tomasz Szukalski, Janusz Muniak, Jan Ptaszyn Wróblewski, Jarosław Śmietana, Leszek Możdżer, Włodzimierz Nahorny, Włodek Pawlik, Adzik Sendecki, Andrzej Jagodziński, Adam Bałdych, Paweł Kaczmarczyk; zespoły: Miłość, Dream Team, The Quartet, Walk Away, String Connection, Laboratorium, Marcin Wasilewski Trio, Walk Away, Sławek Jaskułke Trio and Wojtek Mazolewski Quintet presented their premiere and jubilee projects.

Source: Organizer