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    Wojtek Mazolewski Quintet tomorrow in Jazz Cafe will present material from upcoming album ‘Komeda’

    Wojtek Mazolewski Quintet will play tomorrow in London’s Jazz Cafe as a part of EFG London Jazz Festival. The band will present material from the previous critically acclaimed record ‘Polka’ and from the upcoming album ‘Komeda’. WMQ is the most influential jazz group to come out of Poland in decades. Vigorously combining tradition and modernity the analog, and also one of the most exciting crossover acts right now. [embedyt] https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C83HDj6s3kQ[/embedyt] Mazolewski took inspiration from famous polish directors Roman Polanski (‘Rosemary’s Baby’, ‘Knife in the Water’) and Jerzy Skolimowski (‘Barrier’), for whose movies Komeda wrote music. Songs from those recordings are represented on WMQ new album. “The combination of their talent and…

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    Polish jazz forerunner Wojtek Mazolewski and his band live in session in The Brownswood Basement

    Gilles Peterson presents Polish jazz forerunner Wojtek Mazolewski and his band live in session in The Brownswood Basement, including a version of Art Ensemble Of Chicago’s ‘Theme De Yoyo’. Gilles Petterson rounds off WorldWide FM Poland focus with a mix of his favorite Urszula Dudziak records. There are few artists in Poland who would be so often invited to perform internationally, there are few genres of music whose representative would overcome boundaries so easily and whose work is understood practically in every place around the world. Bassist, composer and a leading figure of the 21st century Polish jazz movement, Wojtek Mazolewski heads the Wojtek Mazolowski Quintet, Pink Freud, and also…