Anna Maria Jopek (pictured) will play her first Irish gig on 12 December, 2011 at Liberty Hall, Dublin.
One of Poland’s most high-profile jazz musicians, she collaborated on an album Upojenie (Rapture) with jazz guitarist Pat Metheny in 2002, and in 2007 recorded an album ID with guest artists Mino Cinelu, Christian McBride, Richard Bona, Branford Marsalis, Dhafer Youssef, Tord Gustavsen and Oscar Castro-Neves.
She is the recipient of numerous awards for her music, including Michel Legrand’s Personal Award in Vitebsk in 1994, several Polish music awards and multiple gold and platinum records.
Anna Maria will be presenting her latest album Polanna, released in October 2011. Polanna represents the ‘search for the essence of Polish soul in music’, with arrangements by multiple Grammy Award winner Gil Goldstein and Krzysztof Herdzin. The concert celebrates the conclusion of Poland’s Presidency of the EU Council.
Tickets are €15 (€12) and are available at: www.ctb.ie
For more info on Anna Maria Jopek see annamariajopek.pl
Published on 2 December 2011