Urszula Dudziak about Zbigniew Seifert


Zbyszek amazed us musicians. Our jaws dropped when we heard what he came up with. 

He was a pioneer of a new violin technique, as well as a sax player who could somehow translate saxophone music into Coltrane’s language. Nobody had played the violin like him before. There was universal astonishment, acclaim, and also pride that one of us, a Pole, had made such a contribution on a global scale, proposing an innovative treatment of the instrument and of the violin sound.

Calendar 2018

July  25
audition in Lusławice – semi-finals
July 26
audition in Lusławice – semi-finals
July 27
audition in Lusławice – finals
July 28 – gala concert in Cracow

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Zbigniew Seifert (1946-1979) was one of the most eminent Polish jazz musicians and a man of incredible musical talent. His untimely death did not let him fully develop his musical abilities and interrupted a promising worldwide career.

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Regulations of the 3rd Zbigniew Seifert International Jazz Violin Competition, Poland, July 25-28, 2018.

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10,000 EURO – 1st prize

5,000 EURO – 2nd prize

2,000 EURO – 3rd prize

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Marek Karewicz photos

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