march, 2019

14mar8:00 pm11:59 pmAtom String Quartet at Chris` Jazz Cafe, Philadelphia8:00 pm - 11:59 pm Chris' Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom St

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Event Details

For the past 15 yrs, once or twice a year, Chris’ has been featuring outstanding Polish talent such as the late Thomasz Stanko & Marcin Masecki who has written & composed the music for this year’s best foreign film (Cold War) Academy Award Nominee. Come experience Atom String Quartet ~ ONE NIGHT ONLY!
$15 ~ 8PM & 10PM

Atom String Quartet is one of the very rare string quartets in the world playing jazz. Its music output, besides jazz, shows sources of inspiration coming from Polish folk, music of various regions of the world, and also contemporary and classical music.

The quartet was established in Warsaw in 2010, all of musicians graduated from Warsaw Frederic Chopin University of Music.

Since 2011, the band constantly performs at the greatest music festivals of the world, such as: Berliner Jazztage, Jazz Baltica, Cairo Jazz Festival, Katara European Jazz Festival, Gaume Jazz Festival, Manchester Jazz Festival, Jazzycolors etc.

Atom String Quartet performed also in the prestigous concert halls like: Carnegie Hall (NYC), Elbphilaharmonie (Hamburg), Berliner Philharmoniker (Berlin) and National Center for the Performing Arts (Beijing).

The group recorded four original records, two od them received the Polish music award “Fryderyk” (Polish „Grammy”)

Not only audience all over the world appreciates the quartet`s uniqueness but also artists who invite musicians to cooperate: Branford Marsalis, Bobby McFerrin, Mino Cinelu, Grażyna Auguścik, Urszula Dudziak, etc.

The programme of the concert will contain music of ASQ musicians, Zbigniew Seifert, as well as music of the best Polish classical composers: Witold Lutosławski and Krzysztof Penderecki, arranged for the string quartet by its members.

Time

(Thursday) 8:00 pm - 11:59 pm

Location

Chris' Jazz Cafe

1421 Sansom St

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