The 20th Jubilee Summer Jazz Festival at Piwnica pod Baranami, 26.06-31.07.2015
"The Inaugural Festival Concert on June 26th at the ICE
Congress Centres Nigel Kennedy will perform with his jazz band and
Beethoven Academy Orchestra. The concert entitled" For a Friend
"will be dedicated to Jarek Śmietana, with whom Kennedy worked
several years. In addition to compositions by JS Bach and N.
Kennedy Śmietana music pieces will be performed. The concert will
also be the inauguration of the International Jazz Guitar
Competition by the name of Jarek Śmietana, whose main part will be
held from July 1st-4th.
Robert Glasper Trio - recently
sought-after pianist and composer, winner of the Grammy Awards
oscillating between modern jazz and acoustic hip-hop will perform
on July 12th at the Mangha Centre for the first time in Krakow.
Undoubtedly, the greatest star of the Festival will be Herbie
Hancock who will perform solo on the piano and keyboards on July
21st at the Congress Centre ICE. This one of the greatest living
jazz giants also appears in Krakow for the first time. The
Sensational aspect of his performance will be that we will hear
this legendary pianist, keyboardist and composer, perhaps for the
first time in Poland - solo.
The Festival will hold more than
100 concerts among which Polish celebrities will daily play 30
concerts at Piwnica pod Baranami, 30 every day concerts of Polish
and foreign groups in neighboring clubs such as Harris Piano Jazz
Bar, a dozen concerts in inside and open-air clubs on July 18th
Jazz Night ( Electro Deluxe including France), a lot of shows and
attractions of New Orleans on Sunday July 4th, several concerts in
the series "Young Scene" and many other concerts, exhibitions and
Detailed program soon www.cracjazz.com
available among the stars on www.eventim.pl
and at the point
of sale Info at Św. Jana 2 str. . John 2. in Kraków"
International Jarek Śmietana Jazz Guitar Competition
July, 1- 4