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Slide background IS THE OLDEST CONTINUING JAZZ FESTIVAL IN EUROPE THE KRAKOW ALL SOULS' DAY JAZZ FESTIVAL
Slide background ALSO HAS ITS AMERICAN EDITION WITH THE POLISH EXPAT COMMUNITY ORGANIZING FESTIVAL CONCERTS IN CHICAGO
Slide background AMERICAN AUDIENCES MAY NOT REALIZE IT, ...
Slide background ...BUT POLAND HAS BEEN A CAULDRON OF JAZZ CREATIVITY THROUGH MOST OF THE 20TH CENTURY...
Slide background ... – AND NEVER MORE SO THAN NOW.

 

 

Welcome

“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.

 

 

This year’s All Souls Jazz Festival (Zaduszki Jazzowe) will traditionally take place on Monday, November 10, 2014, from 7:00 PM – ’till early morning hours at the Chopin Theatre. Please keep posted for the updates, news, tickets and performers line-up! See you at this unique jazz festivity and social event….

 

 

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