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The KF Quarantine Jazz | Jaroslaw Bester & Bester Quartet

Friday, January 14, 2022, at 11:00am

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The KF Quarantine Jazz | Jaroslaw Bester & Bester Quartet
Friday, January 14, 11 AM ET
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Jaroslaw Bester – an accordion player and a composer, a graduate of the Krakow Academy of Music, a prizewinner of several international and Polish accordion contests.
He has formed The Cracow Klezmer Band – the only Polish music ensemble that permanently cooperates with John Zorn's prestigious Tzadik label in New York City.
In his performing style, he combines his wide experience in classical music with many other genres and makes use of some clear improvised forms to create an unusually powerful mix that presents some first-time ever colors and techniques to be achieved on the accordion. Thanks to these skills, he is considered today one of the very original musicians of the worldwide.
Bester Quartet is a phenomenon on the global music market. The group is made up of four superior instrumentalists, classically and jazzally trained musicians. The quartet's trademark is performance of the music of a vast stylistic range that assimilates some selected elements borrowed from classical, jazz and vanguard music, including the best of achievements of the contemporary chamber music where improvisation constitutes a foundation to build some unique instrumental forms on.
Bester Quartet has made numberless TV and radio recordings and has cooperated with many exceptional jazz, klezmer and vanguard musicians and bands.

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