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Tuesday
Jun142016

Marcin Wasilewski Trio – US & Canada Tour 2016

Thursday, June 30 2016 @ 7:30 PM

Polish Hall
3832 N Interstate Ave
Portland, OR 97227

   tickets on line: mwtrio.bpt.me
General: $20.00
Student/ senior / PLBA member/ Polish Festival volunteer $15.00
at the door: $25

Marcin Wasilewski Trio (Marcin Wasilewski - piano, Slawomir Kurkiewicz – double bass and Michal Miskiewicz – drums) will perform in North America with eight concerts in June this year, promoting their 4th ECM album "Spark of Life" (ECM Records/Universal Music Poland). A few months after its release, the album has received in Poland most of the jazz awards in 2014: Gold Album status just six weeks after release, Album of the Year, Acoustic Band of the Year in yearly readers poll of JAZZ FORUM Magazine, two “Polish Grammy” – the Fryderyk Award for Jazz Album of the Year. The leader Marcin Wasilewski received his eighth Fryderyk Award in Jazz Artist of the Year category.

 

The tour in the US and Canada includes concerts at the prestigious jazz festivals in Ottawa and Vancouver and in the famous Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York. Three US concerts are the part of ”Jazztopad Presents”- a special edition of the Wroclaw’s festival Jazztopad, in co- operation with the Polish Cultural Institute in New York, that will present the best musicians of Polish contemporary jazz scene.

 Marcin Wasilewski Trio „Spark Of Life” – U.S. & Canada Tour 2016

17. June - An Die Musik, Baltimore, MD

19. June - Jazztopad Presents / New Haven Intl. Arts and Idea Festival, New Haven, CT

22.  and 23. June - Jazztopad Presents / Jazz at Lincoln Center, New York, NY

25. June - TD Ottawa Jazz Festival, Ottawa, ON

26. June - TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival, Vancouver, BC

28. June - Tripple Door, Seattle, WA

30. June - Polish Hall, Portland, OR

 

The Marcin Wasilewski Trio – US & Canada Tour 2016 is supported by:

Jazztopad Festival / National Forum of Music in Wroclaw

Polish Cultural Institute in New York

Adam Mickiewicz Institute- Culture.pl

Embassy of the Republic of Poland in  Ottawa

Consulate of the Republic of Poland in Seattle

The American edition of the Jazztopad Festival is presented by the National Forum of Music/ Wroclaw, the Polish Cultural Institute New York.

For more info please contact:


Ewa Prokopiak /Marcin Wasilewski Trio management
e.prokopiak@goldenmine.com.pl
+48 608 68 68 41

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