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Book: Komeda

Chapter: Twenty-three Years to Go ...

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.39267


The Trzcińskis briefly move to Wałbrzych where, aged 14, Krzysztof listens to western radio stations. Inspired by Leopold Tyrmand, the first YMCA jazz clubs appear in Poland; the first post-war jazz concert takes place in Warsaw in 1947; and jazz appears in the cinema in Sun Valley Serenade.

Chapter Contributors

  • Magdalena Grzebałkowska ( - mgrzebalkowska) 'Journalist and Author'