Jazz Camping Kalatówki

20th edition of Jazz Camping Kalatówki from 3td October till 9 th October.

 

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Jazz Camping Kalatówki 2015 ended on Sunday, 4 th October.

Nearly 50 musicians attended the festival. Amoung famous and renown jazzmen such as Zbigniew Namysłowski, Janusz Muniak, Sławek Jaskułke, Jacek Kochan, Robert Murakowski, Jerzy Bartz   a group of students of Music Academy in Wrocław lead by Tomasz Pruchnicki was invited.  It was a unique occasion for young and talented musicians to take part in music workshops with international jazz stars. Third evening of the festival was a jam session of jazzmen and highlanders folk band which was particularly popular among the audience.

On Saturday evening there was a gala concert with participation of all the jazzmen.

Thank you for participation. We are looking forward to next year 20th Jubilee Edition of the Festival in 2016 (3-9 October 2016).

 

Jazz meeting was for the first time launched at Kalatówki Hotel in 1959,- gathering the most famous artists of these years - jazz musicians and composers such as Krzysztof Komeda, Jerzy „Duduś” Matuszkiewicz, , Andrzej Kurylewicz and Zbigniew Namysłowski, famous actors, directors and fashion creators. Jazz Camping Kalatówki was reactivated in 1997 by Małgorzata and Zbigniew Namysłowski- the famous saxophonist, composer and arranger, and Hotel Director,- Marta Łukaszczyk, and since then it has become an important event in the cultural calendar of Zakopane. Older and younger jazz musicians gather here to participate in evening jam sessions and to play a gala concert on the last day.