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Box Office:
Open Daily 12:00pm

Monday Closed

Tuesday - Thursday
5:30pm to 8:30pm

Friday & Saturday


Tuesday - Sunday
Open 5:00pm

Yoshi's San Francisco
1330 Fillmore Street
SF, CA 94115
Phone: 415.655.5600

Jazz Club
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October 06, 2013

Jazz-World-Traditional Polish Fused together with a modern avant-garde approach


Co- Presented with the Polish Cultural Institute New York

Promoting forthcoming album Knee Deep In Heaven

Sunday, Oct 6

  • 7pm $18 adv, $22 door



Janusz Prusinowski - fiddle, voice, Polish accordion 

Piotr Piszczatowski, - baraban drum, frame drum 

Michał Żak - wooden flutes, shawm, clarinet

Piotr Zgorzelski - folk bass, dancing

Szczepan Pospieszalski – trumpet

Janusz Prusinowski Trio is a group of five musicians who follow in the traditions of village masters they have personally learned from. But they are also an avant-garde band with their own characteristic sound and language of improvisation. They combine music with dance, and the archaic with the modern.

The Trio’s unique style is distilled from their informed re-interpretations of central Poland’s village music. It brings mazurkas – sung, played, danced, and improvised – to a new, youthful audience.

What contemporary quality can be given to archaic and seemingly simple melodies and rhythms without resorting to trendy samples and loops? Listening to the Trio you can hear how traditional music of Polish villages echoes a variety of genres: the music of Chopin in its melodic pattern and the use of rubato, a shared love of improvisation with blues and jazz, a tonal sophistication shared with 20th century classical and free improv, and the energy and propulsion of rock music.

Janusz Prusinowski Trio's website