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50 year's Jazz Jamboree

Poland’s most prestigious jazz event and one of Europe’s oldest and most prestigious annual events, the Jamboree counts fifty years and in this golden edition comes as strong and alive as ever before. This year’s 50th edition of the Jamboree has an excellent line-up with concerts by jazz legends like Al Jarreau, Michel Legrand, Arturo Sandoval and Matt Dusk, as well as distinguished local musicians.
The first Jazz Jamboree festival took place in Warsaw’s Stodola Students Club in September 1958. That first edition was simply called Jazz '58, but it was right after that when Polish writer Leopold Tyrmand came up with the name it holds today. The Jazz Jamboree quickly became one of the largest and most important festivals of the kind in Europe.
In its long history, the festival has featured some of the world's greatest jazz musicians, like Duke Ellington, Miles Davis, Telonius Monk, Dizzy Gillespie, Dave Brubeck, Benny Goodman, Wynton Marsalis, The Manhattan Transfer, Bobby McFerrin, Ray Charles, Keith Jarrett, Chick Corea, Herbie Hancock, and Michael Petrucciani.

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