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Jazz in Polish Cinema (Out of the Underground 1958-67) 4-CD Box Set

£18.00

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Acclaimed 2015 release including previously unissued original soundtracks.

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Product Description

A 4-CD box set of remastered original soundtracks by Krzysztof Komeda & Andrzej Trzaskowski including previously unissued and rare recordings remastered to the highest quality by a jazz specialist engineer direct from the original analogue tapes and featuring rare and unissued tracks from musicians such as Tomasz Stańko, Don Cherry and Michał Urbaniak (plus rare additional versions of key tracks)

  • Innocent sorcerers (niewinni czarodzieje)
  • Night train (pociąg)
  • Knife in the water (nóz w wodzie)
  • Opening tomorrow (jutro premiera)
  • The penguin (pingwin)
  • The accident (kraksa)
  • Jazz camping
  • Two men and a wardrobe (dwaj ludzie z szafą)
  • Walkover (walkower)
  • Le départ

Also includes

A deluxe, in-depth, illustrated 80-page bound booklet written by the set’s producer and curator and Jazzwise magazine writer Selwyn Harris with an introduction by the acclaimed Polish jazz writer Adam Sławinski.

In the media

MojoSuperbly documented jazz soundtracks from beyond the Iron Curtain” – Fred Dellar, 4-star review  in MOJO, Feb Issue 2015

 

Record Collector…represents a huge amount of work, research, translation and commitment for which it should be applauded…The booklet is informative, colourful and cool, and you wonder why the painfully hip Polish cinema of the 50s and 60s isn’t better known.” – Jonny Trunk, 5-star review in Record Collector, Feb 2015

 

Soundtracks: Best of 2014 – Jonny Trunk, Record Collector

 

Jazz TimesSoundtrack of the year – Larry Applebaum , Jazztimes magazine

 

IndependentBox set of the year – Phil Johnson, Independent on Sunday

 

The WireThe excellent accompanying booklet….Eye-opening music.” – Ian Penman, extensive review in The Wire February 2015

 

JazzwiseA genuinely fascinating collection…A rea voyage of aural discovery. It’s a hugely accomplished project.” – Robert Shore, 4-star review in Jazzwise February 2015

 

BBC Radio 3An 80-page booklet examining in depth a fascinating and significant period of Polish history written by the brilliant Jazzwise writer Selwyn Harris.” – Claire Martin, BBC Radio 3 Jazz Line Up, Jan 2015

 

BBC MusicWith its informative, well-illustrated booklet, this is a useful chronicle of that fertile period when Polish film-making and jazz earned worldwide acclaim.” – Barry Witherden, 4-star review in BBC Music Magazine

 

Shindigthe single most impressive soundtrack artefact of the moment” – Shindig Magazine, 5-star review, Dec 2014

 

London Jazz News…a considerable work of musical archaeology… an immensely rich collection” – Andrew Cartmel, LondonJazz website, Dec 2014

 

Financial Times…Selwyn Harris’ brilliant, in-depth background essay.” – Mike Hobart, Financial Times, 3-star review

 

Record Collector…represents a huge amount of work, research, translation and commitment for which it should be applauded…The booklet is informative, colourful and cool, and you wonder why the painfully hip Polish cinema of the 50s and 60s isn’t better known.” – Jonny Trunk, 5-star review in Record Collector, Feb 2015

 

GuardianThis Intriguing collection… superbly documented and comprehensive set… The 80-page book is also a gripping read on its own.” – John Fordham, 4-star review in The Guardian, Nov 2014

 

6MusicA very fine 4-CD box set.” – Gideon Coe, BBC6Music

 

MarlbankPossessing quintessential arthouse cinematic magic in abundance.” – Stephen Graham, 4-star review on Marlbank

 

Sight and SoundThis astonishing collection… curator Selwyn Harris has wisely decided to favour depth over breadth… The illustrated 80-page booklet is as thorough a work of scholarship as anything on the discs themselves.” –  Michael Brooke, feature in Sight & Sound Magazine, December 2014

Press clippings

Guardian review