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Warsaw Special

Jez Nelson presents music from Warsaw's distinctive jazz scene. Including performances by pianist Marcin Masecki and his Profesjonalizm sextet and the free jazz of Osaka Vacuum.

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.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Jez talks to Ray Dickaty about the Warsaw jazz scene

    • Untitled

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

    • Line-up:

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

    • 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)

    • Profesjonalizm

      Dlugi

      Composer: Marcin Masecki

    • Profesjonalizm

      Drugi

      Composer: Marcin Masecki

    • Profesjonalizm

      Dety

      Composer: Marcin Masecki

    • Profesjonalizm

      Abersold

      Composer: Marcin Masecki

    • Profesjonalizm

      Ballada

      Composer: Marcin Masecki

    • Profesjonalizm

      Krótki

      Composer: Marcin Masecki

    • Profesjonalizm

      Polonez

      Composer: Marcin Masecki

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