Jazz Jamboree


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Jazz Jamboree
Jazz Jamboree is today probably most prestigious festival of an international standard in Warsaw. An idea was begun by a few fans of jazz and first festival was organized on 18th – 21st September of 1958 at Hybrydy Club. First three editions were organized in Stodola students’ club. Author of name “Jazz Jamboree” was Leopold Tyrmand – writer and ideologist.

Soon the concerts were being organized at the National Philharmonic and since 1965 have been held at the Congress Hall of the Palace of Culture and Science. In concerts of this world famous festival take part many foreign stars of this music. So far performed such artists like: Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Thelonius Monk, Dizzy Gilespie, Dave Brubeck, Benny Goldman and the Manhattan Transfer. Among Polish artists we could list: Nahorny, Urbaniak, Stanko, Muniak, Komeda-Trzcinski. .

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