Jan Ptaszyn Wróblewski

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Jan “Ptaszyn” Wróblewski (born 27 March 1936) is a Polish jazz musician, composer and arranger. He plays the tenor and baritone saxophones. He began his musical career in 1956 at the first Sopot Jazz Festival in Krzysztof Komeda’s group. In 1958 he became the first Polish jazz musician to perform at the Newport Jazz Festival as a member of the International Youth Band. For many years he is also involved with Lotos Jazz Festival.

He is also the DJ of Europe’s longest running Jazz Program, broadcast weekly by the Polskie Radio Program III since 1970.

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