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Warsaw Special

Duration:
1 hour, 30 minutes
First broadcast:
Monday 10 October 2011

Jez Nelson travels to Warsaw to present music from the city's distinctive jazz scene. In the last few years the Polish capital has become one of the most exciting centres of European jazz, with a host of young musicians exploring everything from Chopin to electronic music. The programme includes performances by pianist Marcin Masecki and his Profesjonalizm sextet, and the free jazz of Osaka Vacuum, a sax/cello/drums trio led by British ex-pat Ray Dickaty.

Presenter: Jez Nelson
Producers: Phil Smith & Russell Finch.

Music Played

11 items
Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes
  • Jez talks to Ray Dickaty about the Warsaw jazz scene

  • Osaka Vacuum recorded at Chłodna 25, Warsaw on 1 October 2011

    • Line-up:

      Ray Dickaty (tenor saxophone), Mikołaj Pałosz (cello), Paweł Szpura (drums)

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      00:09

      Osaka Vacuum Untitled Improvisation, VI

      Composer: This piece is completely improvised

  • Profesjonalizm recorded at Chłodna 25, Warsaw on 1 October 2011

    • Line-up:

      Marcin Masecki (piano), Kamil Szuszkiewicz (trumpet), Michał Górczyński (clarinet/saxophone), Tomasz Duda (saxophone), Jerzy Rogiewicz (drums), Piotr Domagalski (double bass)

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      00:23

      Profesjonalizm Dlugi

      Composer: Marcin Masecki

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      00:37

      Profesjonalizm Drugi

      Composer: Marcin Masecki

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      00:50

      Profesjonalizm Dety

      Composer: Marcin Masecki

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      00:56

      Profesjonalizm Abersold

      Composer: Marcin Masecki

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      01:01

      Profesjonalizm Ballada

      Composer: Marcin Masecki

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      01:08

      Profesjonalizm Krótki

      Composer: Marcin Masecki

    • Image for Profesjonalizm
      01:15

      Profesjonalizm Polonez

      Composer: Marcin Masecki

  • Profesjonalizm

    Profesjonalizm

    © Piotr Lewandowski, Pop Up Music

  • Profesjonalizm

    Profesjonalizm

    © Piotr Lewandowski, Pop Up Music

  • Profesjonalizm

    Profesjonalizm

    © Piotr Lewandowski, Pop Up Music

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