Polish Hollywood Film Composers is a journey into jazz, folk, hip-hop, classical and film music. Outstanding Polish composers and producers including Krzysztof Herdzin, Maciej Obara (ECM JAZZ), Łukasz L.U.C. Rostkowski, reinterpreted the repertoire of world renowned film music authors like Krzysztof Komeda (Rosemary’s Baby by R. Polański), Henryk Wars and oscar winners – Bronisław Kaper (Mutiny on Bounty) and Jan A.P. Kaczmarek (Finding Neverland). Film soundtracks with video mashups in brand new, often futuristic arrangements played with great power and energy by a large Big Band made up of European and local American young musicians merged with jazz icons – conducted by one of the most awarded young Polish musicians Łukasz L.U.C. Rostkowski.
REBEL BABEL ENSEMBLE is an international and unlimited Big Band of more than 10,000 musicians performing all over the world together with artists from local orchestras.
Meetings and workshops lead to grand gala concerts presented at the biggest festivals as well as crazy performances combining live music with the sounds of nature or technology. The project combines musicians, singers and composers from different regions, crossing cultures, languages and stylistic genres.
REBEL BABEL is an experimental, innovative project that engages and invites musicians from various spheres and places to join the orchestra that raises important social problems. It combines contemporary music with local traditional music and high culture with street culture.
The collective of professional musicians travels around the world organizing surreal performances as well as micro and macro-concerts.
Conductor – Łukasz L.U.C. Rostkowski
DJ, Samples, Vj – Element
Drums – Matthew Ring
and the local brass orchestras.