Jazz in Polish Cinema (Out of the Underground 1958-67)

A 4-CD box set of remastered original soundtracks by Krzysztof Komeda &Andrzej Trzaskowski including previously unissued and rare recordings remastered

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Jazz in Polish Cinema-Out of the 1958-67 Audio CD The remastered sound is very good. The thick, bound booklet is one of the best I’ve ever seen. This collection focuses on rare underground films from Poland after jazz was allowed to be heard in public. Filmmakers were quick to see that jazz was the perfect music for their movies, and used that genre extensively.

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Jazz in Polish Cinema-Out of the 1958-67 CD, ImportVarious Artists (Artiste) Format : CD

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Jazz in Polish Cinema – Out of the Underground 1958-1967 Cofanetto, Colonna sonora – Various Artists (Artista), Krzysztof Komeda (Compositore), Andrzej Trzaskowski (Compositore), & 3 altro Formato: Audio CD

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Out Of The Underground 1958 – 1967 Cofre, Banda sonora Jazz In Polish Cinema (Artista) Formato: CD de audio

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Jazz in Polish Cinema’ also contains both previously unheard and rare releases featuring the likes of Don Cherry, Gato Barbieri, Zbigniew Namyslowski and Michal Urbaniak. The CDs are high quality remasters, the large majority of which have been transferred direct from the original master tapes with additional rare ‘alternative’ versions of tracks from the film scores also included.

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Jazz in Polish Cinema 1958-1967 Box-Set Various (Künstler) Format: Audio CD
Jazz in Polish Cinema (Out of the Underground 1958-67)

The Guardian
The 80-page book detailing the movies, the music and the period’s complex politics, is also a gripping read on its own. […]

In general, the music is engagingly buoyant, although at one point there’s brace of songs that are not jazz at all, more like acoustic rootsy exercises in Polish (now there’s an image to conjure with.) […]

The box set, which also contains previously unreleased material and rare recordings by musicians such as Michał Urbaniak and trumpeters Tomasz Stańko, Don Cherry, comes with an 80-page illustrated booklet with annotations by Jazzwise writer Selwyn Harris and an introduction by Polish jazz writer and composer Adam Sławiński […]

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