Jan Ptaszyn Wróblewski

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Jan Ptaszyn Wróblewski (2017)
Jan Ptaszyn Wróblewski Quartet (2017)

Jan "Ptaszyn" Wróblewski (born 27 March 1936) is a Polish jazz musician, composer and arranger. He plays the tenor and baritone saxophones.

He began his musical career in 1956 at the first Sopot Jazz Festival in Krzysztof Komeda's group. In 1958 he became the first Polish jazz musician to perform at the Newport Jazz Festival as a member of the International Youth Band.[1] He went on to tour around the world and for a decade, starting in 1958, he directed the Polish Radio Jazz Studio. He has been associated with Third Stream.[2]

He is also the DJ of Europe's longest running Jazz Program, broadcast weekly by the Polskie Radio Program III since 1970.[3]

Discography[edit]

  • 1956 Sextet Komedy: Festiwal Jazzowy Sopot
  • 1958 All Stars Swingtet
  • 1958 Jazz Believers
  • 1958 Newport International Youth Band
  • 1960 Quintet Ptaszyna Wróblewskiego
  • 1960 Jazz Jamboree’60
  • 1961 Jazz Outsiders
  • 1961 Kwintet Jerzego Miliana + Jan Ptaszyn Wróblewski
  • 1961 Jazz Jamboree’61
  • 1962 Ballet Etudes: The Music of Komeda
  • 1963 Kwintet Andrzeja Kurylewicza
  • 1964 Polish Jazz Quartet
  • 1965 Ptaszyn Wróblewski Quartet
  • 1965 Jazz Jamboree’65
  • 1969 Studio Jazzowe Polskiego Radia
  • 1974 Sprzedawcy glonów
  • 1975 SPPT Chałturnik i Andrzej Rosiewicz
  • 1976 Skleroptak
  • 1977 Mainstream
  • 1977 Kisa Magnusson & Mainstream
  • 1978 Jam Session w Akwarium 1
  • 1978 Flyin'Lady
  • 1980 Z lotu Ptaka
  • 1983 New Presentation
  • 1989 Jan Ptaszyn Wróblewski: Polish Jazz
  • 1993 Czwartet-Live In Hades
  • 1995 Made in Poland
  • 1998 Henryk Wars Songs
  • 2005 Real Jazz
  • 2007 Supercalifragilistic

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