“It’s loud and raucous, soft and introspective, freely experimental and openly nostalgic.” (H.Reich)
Polish-American music festival showcases internationally renowned jazz artists and talented young performers.
The 15th annual All Souls Jazz Festival took place at the Chopin Theatre in Wicker Park (1543 W. Division, Chicago IL, 60622) on November 11th, 2013 at 7pm.
The festival mirrors an annual jazz festival that has unfolded for over fifty years in the historic city of Krakow, Poland. Over time, the Chicago counterpart has grown to become a popular event with both the local Polish community and American music connoisseurs.
This year, as many as fifty musicians, representing various jazz styles, performed on two stages at the Chopin Theatre till’ the sunrise…
At this year Festival we had a line-up of wonderful artists:
Zbigniew Namysłowski Quartet – Zbigniew Namyslowski (Poland) – sax, Adam Czerwinski (Poland)- drums, Vijay Tellis-Nayak – piano, Eric Hochberg – bass
Bill Neal (Australia) sax, Krzysztof Pabian – bass, Brian Wilkie – guitar
Better than TV – Dough Rosenberg Quartet – Dough Rosenberg, Rob Clearfield, Matt Ulery, and Makaya McCraven
An On Bast (Anna Suda) / Maciej Fortuna (Poland) – trąbka, live electronics
Tom Pilewski Band – Malgorzata Petr (vocal), Tom Pilewski (drums), Andy Grzelak (bass), Jonathan Dawson (guitar) and Michal Sztygar (piano)
Wishing Well – Sergiusz Zgrzebski Band
Mieczysław Wolny –flute
Ludomir Marcin Januszkiewicz (Chicago Coalition) and Frieda Lee
Grażyna Auguścik Band
Tad “TeeMack” Janik Band
Le Percolateur – Marielle de Rocca-Serra –violin, Stacy McMichael – bass, Sam Random-guitar, Kevin Rush-guitar, Candance Washburn-vocal
Xazz Quintet – Daniel Jonak – Guitar, Sam Subar – Drums, Michael Brook – Saxophone, Adam Adelstein – Piano, Michael Salgado – Base Guitar
For more information, participation possibilities, sponsorship and volunteering opportunities please contact Tadeusz “Ted” Zaczek, 773.457.7267