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Tribute To Ladies Of Jazz is Krystyna Durys’ first album in which more than 20 outstending musicians were involved. The album was nominated as one of the 5 best albums in the category of THE POLISH JAZZ ALBUM OF THE YEAR in JAZZ PRESS survey and nominated in the category THE ALBUM OF THE YEAR in JAZZ TOP survey.

 

 

BIO

Krystyna Durys is a Polish singer fascinated with swing, dixieland and bossa nova  inspired mainly by the work of the Queen of Jazz Ella Fitzgerald. SCHOLARSHIP HOLDER of the Polish Artists Union “STOART”, Marshal’s Hall of the Pomeranian Voivodeship and Gdańsk City Hall. Winner of the FIRST PRIZE – GOLDEN WASHBOARD at the 44th International Old Jazz Meeting Festival. Winner of the 2nd place in the category of THE NEW HOPE in JAZZ TOP survey. Nominated in the category of THE BEST FEMALE VOCALIST in JAZZ TOP survey. Nominated to The Grand Prix of The Jazz Lovers Association in the category of THE HOPE OF JAZZ LOVERS.

 

Krystyna began her adventure at the age of 7 being a member of a vocal-dance group and two choirs for a few years. Journeying trough different genres and evolving her singing skills she got interested in jazz standards and swing. Her bigest inspiration are vocalists like Ella Fitgerald, Pattie Austin and Natalie Cole. In 2012 in cooperation with marvolous musicians and friends Krystyna started her own swing quintet. At the beginning of 2016 two outstanding musicians trumpeter and trombonist joined the band. Thanks to the horn section the band gained a broader sound so characteristic for swing era. Band members are: Paweł Hulisz (trumpet/ flugehorn), Marcin Janek (saxophones/ clarinet), Adam Wiśniewski (trombone), Marek Jurski (grand piano, arrangements), Jarosław Stokowski (double bass), Adam Zagrodzki (drums) and arrangers: Artus Jurek and Henryk Wieczyński.

 

Since releasing her first album Tribute To Ladies Of Jazz in 2016 Krystyna and her band were proud to present their concert in POLAND, INDONESIA, DENMARK, SWEDEN, CZECH REPUBLIC and SLOVAKIA: Java Jazz Festival (Indonesia), concert for the Nobel Prize Winner – President Lech Wałęsa (Denmark), Hallevik Tradjazz Festival (Sweden), International Jazz Festivala Praha (Czech Republik), Musical Autumn (Slovakia), Osterso Jazz Festival (Bornholm), Olsztyn Philharmonic (Poland), Polish Happy Jazz Fest (Poland), Ladies’ Jazz Festival (Poland), Wieluń Jazz Meetings (Poland).

UPCOMING CONCERTS

  • 27.09.2020 – Musical School Concert Hall -Gdynia, PL
  • 30.08.2020 – Sopot Amphitheater by the Pier – Sopot, PL
  • 02.08.2020 – Kamienna Góra Amphitheatre – Gdynia, PL
  • 24.04.2020 – private concert – Sopot, PL
  • 14.03.2020 – RCK, Kolobrzeg, PL
  • 06.12.2019 – Swingin Round The Christmas Tree – Gdynia, PL
  • 22.11.2019 – Sopot Chamber Philharmonic, Sopot, PL
  • 15.11.2019 – Wieluń Jazz Meetings Festival – Wieluń, PL
  • 08.11.2019 – “Rondo” Theater, Słupsk, PL
  • 14.09.2019 – Olivia Camerata – Gdańsk, PL
  • 07.09.2019 – Retro Picnic – Zduńska Wola, PL
  • 24.08.2019 – International Traditional Jazz Festival Rybnik, PL
  • 11.08.2019 – Falsterbo Jazz Club – Hollviken, SE
  • 09-10.08.2019 – Hallevik Tradjazz Festival – Hallevik, SE
  • 04.08.2019 – Jodowanie Festival – Gdańsk, PL
  • 27.06.2019 – private concert – Mikołajki, PL
  • 31.05.2019 – private concert – Łódź, PL
  • 30.05.2019 – private concert – Warszawa, PL
  • 17.05.2019 – private concert – Kraków, PL
  • 16.05.2019 – private concert – Kraków, PL
  • 04.02.2019 – “Ceglana” Club  – Mrągowo, PL
  • 03.02.2019 – Olsztyn Philharmonic – Olsztyn, PL

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