Polish bands proved best during Jazz Juniors International Exchange!
Quantum Trio triumphs in the Jazz Juniors International Exchange competition! The Polish-Chilean hybrid has won the first prize – PLN 10,000 – as well as a number of other awards, including an opportunity to release an album for the prestigious Emme Record Label, and invitations to international festivals.
Two Polish young jazz bands finished yesterday the stage of auditions for the Jazz Juniors International Exchange competition: Jan Kantner Quartet and Quantum Trio. As part of the showcase, we could see combos from Belgium, Italy, and Poland. In Harris Piano Jazz Bar, another phonographic premiere. This time performed by Stanisław Słowiński Quintet.
The Poland-based Vibe Quartet and Mario Rafael Trio from Hungary are the next two bands that took part in auditions for the Jazz Juniors International Exchange competition. The premiere showcase included artists from Poland, Germany, and Russia, whereas the festival Harris Piano Jazz Bar hosted the premiere of Mateusz Smoczyński’s album “Metamorphoses”.
It was the concert titled Vars & Kaper DeconstructiON, performed by Paweł Kaczmarczyk and Dorota Miśkiewicz in ICE Krakow Congress Centre, to inaugurate this year’s edition of Jazz Juniors International Exchange. On the first day of auditions held in Zet Pe Te club, we could listen to two bands: Judyta Pisarczyk Ensemble and Organic Noises. The cycle of side events accompanying the festival, organised together with Harris Piano Jazz Bar, was launched by NSI Quartet.
Due to the resignation of Giulia Facco 5tet (Italy) from the Jazz Juniors International Exchange, the band will be replaced by Vibe Quartet (Poland).
Eight bands from Belgium, Germany, Italy, Russia and Poland will perform at the premiere showcase of Jazz Juniors International Exchange. Who will take part in the final in Kraków? We know the decision of the international artistic council.
Young musicians from Brazil, USA, Israel, Sweden, Italy, Hungary, Germany, Russia, Czech Republic, Norway, Serbia, Croatia, Belgium, Netherlands and Poland – to the contest and the showcase of upcoming edition of Jazz Juniors International Exchange signed up a record number of candidates. Who will perform in the final in Kraków? Read more