Magda Piskorczyk - "Magda Live"




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"Magda Live" nominated to the Fryderyk Award

CD "Magda Live" of Magda Piskorczyk is nominated for the Fryderyk Award of the The Polish Phonographic Academy as the Best Blues Album of the Year. Morover, Magda, as a guest, appears also at another album nominated in this category: Blues Flowers "Smacznego!".

The Polish Phonographic Academy which associates nearly 1000 performing artists, record industry professionals and music journalists make the Jury. The Award was founded at the initiative of ZPAV in 1999, but for the first time blues is honoured in a separated category.

New videoclip - "All of Me"

The song "All of Me" comes from the CD "Magda Live" which was released in March. The song is a popular jazz standard, performed by lots of masters of vocal and instrumental jazz. Magda's version, traditionally, is different: lively, colourful and full of humour. That is all of Magda!

Video was filmed in Warsaw by young director Szymon Kołodziejczyk in summer and autumn 2008. Starring: All of Magda

Magda in the anniversary CD of Blues sur Seine

For the second time Magda Piskorczyk was invited to sing in the publication of this French festival. It is a special 2-CD compilation titled: "Blues sur Seine Fete Ses 10 Ans" (Blues sur Seine Celebrates its Ten Years). The first record ("Festival") contains 18 songs performed by 17 artists mainly from France and USA (such as Gaye Adegbalola, Janiva Magness, Mighty Mo Rodgers). Among them Polish vocalist with "Walking Blues" from her last album "Magda Live". The profits of CD selling will be used for social and educational activities. Release date: 6 November 2008.

September - Magda in Polish Blues Anthology

5-CD box was released in mid September. It was prepared by the Polish Blues Society and Mariusz Szalbierz. This is the first such documentation of blues music in our country. In the anthology there are two songs performed by Magda Piskorczyk and chosen from the CD "Magda Live": "All of Me" and "Muddy Water Blues"



December 1 - Magda in Paris as a guest of Gregtime

Gregtime Tribute to Etta James feat Magda Piskorczyk (Gregtime Hommage a Etta James avec Magda Piskorczyk)
Gregtime is a series of concerts organized by very talented harp player Greg Szłapczyński.

December 14 - Magda in Tygmont

Renown warsaw jazz club Tygmont. 8 p.m. Entrance: 10 PLN. Table booking: (suggested a week before)

November 6 - Magda in new Lizard King club in Bydgoszcz

7 Bydgoszcz Folk & Blues Festival. Concert with the band at 8 p.m.

November 15 - Bluesonalia in Konin

VI Edition of the festival. Magda with her band performs at 6 p.m. in Energetyk club.

September 12 - Day of the Blues in Izabelin near Warsaw

start at 18:00

meeting with writer and poet Bogdan Loebl,
opening of the photo exhibition: Ireneusz Graff: "Time for the Blues";
videoclip: Tadeusz Nalepa in Kampinos ForestPuszczy Kampinoskiej;
concert of MAGDA PISKORCZYK (about 19:30)

Centrum Izabelin Culture Centre near the bus stop
Matejki 21 street, Izabelin near Warsaw
regular buses from Warsaw - Plac Wilsona: 708, 726 (about. 30 min.)
Free entrance.More info:

April - August - "Hearts" on the top of Radio Cracow Alternative Hit List

Magda Piskorczyk's jazzy version of Jacques Brel's "Hearts" (Les coeurs tendres) reached no 1 position in the Alternative Hits List of the Radio Cracow. The song appered on the list at the beginning of April and has spent ten weeks in the top 10.
This program is broadcast every Thursday from 5 to 9 p.m. via radio waves and Internet. The songs on the list represent very interesting and broad variaty of genres: jazz, blues, poetic ballads, rock and more.

July - Magda Live" featured by BandVillage

All the July 2008 Magda Piskorczyk's CD "Magda Live" was promoted as featured CD by the Amercian music portal and store BandVillage. It sells records of famous artists as well as less known and independent ones.

May - Festival & Blues Stars Alley - photos

Fotogallery from the festival "Las Woda & Blues" (Forest, water & blues) and opening of the Blues Stars Alley:

June 7-14 - Magda in Liverpool at City Sings Gospel

On June 1, 2008 the International City Sings Gospel Festival started in the European Capital of Culture. Liverpool will celebrate Gospel Music in a variety of events running in the first half of June: concerts of 50 performers (soloists, bands, choirs), exhibitions, meetings, lectures, workshops. The Festival of Hope at Hope Street will be the most spectacular event of CSG 08. From the Anglican Cathedral to the Metropolitan Cathedral, the street will come alive for a massive free Gospel Arts street party. The organizers (Hope University, Merseyfest and Liverpool Lighthouse) expect 20 thousand viewers. The live music along Hope Street will span traditional to urban Gospel reflecting modern styles and genres, including hip-hop, rap, jazz, blues, d-j’ing, reggae, as well as cultural and music traditions from South Africa to the South Pacific. There will be nine stages with artists from Great Britain, USA, Estonia, France, Congo, South America, Nigeria, New Zealand, Samoa, Norway and Poland!

Magda Piskorczyk with her band performs at the following events:
International Concert Gospel Arts Summit (7.06, Liverpool Lighthouse, 19:00),
Festival of Hope (14.06, on two stages: Main - 12:00 and Falkner - 14:20)
and later at "Hope Inspired" concert at the Metropolitan Cathedral (19:00),
Tunnel Walk (15.06, Queensway Tunnel, 14:00).

July 26 - Bies Czad Blues

Concert with the band in the Bieszczady Mountains. Hotel: Cień PRL-u Dołżyca near Cisna. Hour: 20:30.

April - Album of the week in many radio stations

"Magda Live" was presented as the Album of the week in many Polish radio stations, for example: Radio Opole, Warsaw Radio dla Ciebie, Radio ŁódĽ, OKO (Ostrołęka), Radio Piła 104FM.

May 3 - Festival: Las, Woda i Blues (Forest, Water and Blues)

Sława-Radzyń near Zielona Góra. Incredible meeting of the blues fans.

May 4 - Magda in Tygmont

Renown warsaw jazz club Tygmont. 8 p.m. Free entrance.

March 25 - Concert in Blue Time in Gdansk

Blue Time Jazz Club & Restaurant, Gdańsk, Kaprów 19 D.
New jazz club in Gdańsk - Oliwa. Tickets: 45 & 55 PLN.
Booking: 058 341-93-64, 509-614-452,

April 6 - Charity Frindship concert in Ostrów Wielkopolski

For physical rehabilitation of the blues forum friend:

March 25 - Concert in Blue Time in Gdansk

Blue Time Jazz Club & Restaurant, Gdańsk, Kaprów 19 D.
New jazz club in Gdańsk - Oliwa. Tickets: 45 & 55 PLN.
Booking: 058 341-93-64, 509-614-452,

March 10

- "Magda Live" CD - release!!!
CD in the shops in Poland

- Magda in Jazz Radio, Feelin' the Blues

- Magda Artist of the Day in

Ferburay 17, 2008 - Polish Radio Program 3, Minimax - new CD radio release
Legendary program of Piotr Kaczkowski.

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