NEWS: ‘JAZZ IN POLISH CINEMA’ BOXSET RELEASE AND LAUNCH AT LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL
Jazz on Film Records announce the new release in November 2014 of a definitive CD Box Set titled Jazz in Polish Cinema (Out of the Underground 1958-67) following our highly acclaimed French New Wave Volume issued in 2013.
A treasure chest of exclusive, some previously unissued classic Polish film soundtracks including the classic Night Train by legendary composers and pianists Krzysztof Komeda and Andrzej Trzaskowski remastered directly from the original master tapes with an 80 page in-depth illustrated booklet (As well as Krzysztof Komeda, the set contains first time releases from the likes of trumpeter Tomasz Stańko)
The launch will take place on Saturday November 15th 2014 at the Barbican Cinema with a screening of Roman Polanski’s Knife in the Water. The event will be introduced by Jazz on Film Records owner and the box set’s producer, annotator and curator Selwyn Harris with a ‘live’ set from leading young Polish pianist Marcin Masecki, with his own personal interpretation of the Komeda soundtracks on the CDs.
More news on the release to follow...
For more info and bookings for the event click the London Jazz Festival logo above
Supported by the Polish Cultural Institute in London
"It's a brilliant box set... Go out and get it!"
Jamie Cullum, BBC Radio 2
French New Wave No. 5 in best Soundtracks of 2013
NEWS Friday, March 28th 2014
Review at Electric Sheep website of "superlative third box-set of Jazz on Film recordings"
Marcin Masecki at Barbican Cinema box set event launch, London Jazz Festival
Jazz on Film Records announces the official release on Monday 17th November of Jazz in Polish Cinema following a successful launch on Saturday at the London Jazz Festival that included an introduction by the box set producer Selwyn Harris and a brilliant short 'live' solo piano set by the leading young Polish pianist Marcin Masecki, his personal interpretations of a selection of soundtrack themes by Krzysztof Komeda on the box (from Le Depart, Innocent Sorcerers and Knife in the Water). This segued perfectly into a rare big screening of Polanski's Knife in the Water and ended with Q&A with Selwyn Harris hosted by Michael Brooke.
The previous day saw a great 4-star review in the Guardian by John Fordham