Arek Religa – Album “In Memory of the Greatests”

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

Arek Religa Releases Multifaceted Instrumental Indie Album “In Memory Of The Greatests” Review by Keith “MuzikMan” Hannaleck, muzikreviews.com Chicago, Illinois, January 6, 2008 Arek Religa came to America from Poland in the year 2000. He started playing guitar at the age of 16. His musical talent soon transformed him into recognized talent and he was [...]

Interview with a jazzman Janusz Szrom. Rozmowa z wokalista Januszem Szromem o plycie: “Pogadaj ze mna” z nowymi tekstami W. Mlynarskiego.

Monday, January 12th, 2009

“Pogadaj ze mną” – płyta z piosenkami, których tekstami są najnowsze, niepublikowane wcześniej wiersze Wojciecha Młynarskiego – trafila do sprzedaży 12 grudnia zeszlego roku. Na wydawnictwo składa się 16 piosenek – lirycznych opowiastek Młynarskiego z muzyką Włodzimierza Nahornego, zaaranżowanych przez wybitnych polskich jazzmanów – Krzysztofa Herdzina i Andrzeja Jagodzińskiego. Piosenki wykonują Agnieszka Wilczyńska i Janusz [...]

Interview with Janusz Szrom a soloist of the concert: “Cantata to the mother of God” at Holy Trinity Church, Chicago. Rozmowa z solista koncertu Oratorium i Kantata dla Bogurodzicy, Januszem Szromem

Thursday, December 25th, 2008

Holy Trinity Polish Mission – along with the entire Polonia in Chicago celebrated 20 years of its existence with a concert: the Oratorio Miłosierdzie Boże (Divine Mercy) and Kantata dla Bogurodzicy (Cantata to the Mother of God). Eighty artists, along with soloists from the Polish Music Group “Lumen” and the composer, Zbigniew Małkowicz gave three [...]

Interview with a singer Miroslaw Czyzykiewicz. Rozmowa z bardem, piesniarzem Miroslawem Czyzykiewiczem

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Interview with an artist Miroslaw Czyzykiewicz who performed in Copernicus Center in Chicago in the fall 2008. Mirosław Czyżykiewicz is a composer, poet, singer and painter from Poland. His music is usually classified as poezja spiewana. He studied graphic arts at the Academy of Arts in Warsaw. In the 80s he was involved in the [...]

Interview with an actress Aleksandra Niespielak. Rozmowa z aktorka Aleksandra Niespielak

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Aleksandra Niespielak recorded one of the songs from the album Cafe Fogg. Mieczyslaw Fogg was a very famous Polish crooner, whose career spanned half a century. He first started singing before the war and kept performing well into the 1980s. Always well-groomed, well-mannered, he appealed to the melancholic middle-aged ladies, who always dreamed of having [...]

Interview with Ewa Podles, world’s foremost contralto. Rozmowa ze swiatowej slawy mezzosopranem, Ewa Podles

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

With her distinctive, dramatic voice of staggering range, agility and amplitude, Warsaw-born and -based Ewa Podleś is widely regarded as the world’s foremost contralto. interview conducted in fall 2008 when New York heard her triumphant return to the Metropolitan Opera as La Cieca in La Gioconda. Rozmowa ze spiewaczka mezzosopranowa Ewa Podles przy okazji jej [...]

Interview with an actress Joanna Trzepiecinska. Rozmowa z aktorka Joanna Trzepiecinska

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Joanna Trzepiecinska is a famous in Poland movie and theatre actress as well as a singer. She is one of the artists performing Christmas songs in the album: “Cicho, cicho pastuszkowie”. Rozmowa z polska aktorka Joanna Trzepiecinska o koledach z plyty: “Cicho, cicho pastuszkowie”, do muzyki Wlodzimierza Nahornego i tekstow Bogdana Loebla, ktore artystka wykonuje [...]

“What is jazz?” Interview with a jazz singer Janusz Szrom. Rozmowa z wokalista jazzowym Januszem Szromem

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Interview with a jazz singer Janusz Szrom about jazz as a music genre. Rozmowa z polskim wokalista jazzowym Januszem Szromem o jazzie jako gatunku muzycznym. Rozmowa przeprowadzona w trakcie trwania 30-tego Festiwalu Jazzowego, Chicago 2008.

Interview with Mariusz Kwiecien, metropolitan Opera baritone – Rozmowa z barytonem Mariuszem Kwietniem

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Mariusz Kwiecien is an operatic baritone who has sung leading roles in the major opera houses of Europe and North America. He has received particular distinction in the title role of Mozart’s Don Giovanni which he has sung at the Vienna State Opera, Bilbao Opera, Houston Grand Opera, San Francisco Opera, Santa Fe Opera, Warsaw [...]

Interview with a jazz guitarist Matthew Barabasz. Rozmowa z gitarzysta jazzowym Maciejem Barabaszem

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

Interview with Matthew Barabasz, a Chicago based jazz quitarist conducted after releasing his album: “Hello, Duje, Duje”. His debut record as a leader, “Hello, Duje, Duje,” consists of six originals written by Maciej and two standards. When performing that program at the Chopin Theater for Zaduszki Jazzowe in Chicago, his group The Maciej Barabasz Quartet [...]