26.04|Vehemence Quartet feat. Leszek Możdżer
4 young and extremely talented musicians with attributes that will make them the leading personae on the local jazz scene in the not distant future. The jury of the 51st edition of the Jazz nad Odrą festival, led by Lee Konitz, had chosen the Vehemence Quartetfrom among 8 bands and awarded them the Grand Prix for great sound, frontmen cooperation and solid foundations laid by the rhythmic section. True to their name, the band attacks the listeners with an unprecedented fury, passion and precision. The quartet consists of young musicians whose talent for improvisation has been acknowledged by such jazz luminaries, as Randy Brecker, Eddie Henderson, Janusz Muniak, and Piotr Wojtasik who had invited them into cooperation. Each of the musicians has won awards at international competitions: Mateusz Śliwa at Jazz Hoeilaart in Belgium, Alan Wykpisz at 2012 Bass Copenhagen, and Wojciech Lichtańskiand Szymon Madej are Bielska Zadymka Grand Prix laureates. Last year they have released their début album titled Anomalia, recorded for the ForTune label.
This year, they will perform a concert at the opening of our festival with Leszek Możdżer joining them on stage as special guest.
30.04 | Tomasz Stańko /Newelectronic feat. Leszek Możdżer