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Billy Prim

Billy Prim was born in Larisa , Greece in 1997. He started playing drums at the age of 15. His musical studies include 6 years of classical piano lesson. Billy he finished his basic education in Greece but after all that the music placed him somewhere else. He moved to Hungary and there he studied the drums. During and after his studies Billy was joining several musical projects, recordings and tours with different ensembles of different genres of music. Billy keeps going on with his musical journey, improvement, looks forward to new challenges, experiments for a better and newer experience

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Attila Gyarfas

Attila Gyárfás (1990) is a Hungarian drummer, composer, and improvisor, who has appeared on over 20 records and has performed at a great number of major venues and festivals all over Europe, such as the Bimhuis in Amsterdam, the Palace of Arts in Budapest, and the Porgy & Bess in Vienna. As member of various groups, he has won several awards, including the European Young Artists' Jazz Award Burghausen 2017 and the Keep an Eye - The Records in 2015. He graduated at the Royal Conservatory of the Hague with Cum Laude honours, and he earned his master’s degree at the Conservatory of Amsterdam

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Yves Robert Trio: Inspired

Read "Inspired" reviewed by Alberto Bazzurro

Registrato (febbraio 2014) e prodotto in Ungheria (BMC sta per Budapest Music Center) col patrocinio dell'Istituto Francese attivo nella capitale magiara, questo album riporta sotto i riflettori un musicista che, con gruppi propri o accanto ai vari Sclavis e Portal, aveva convogliato non poche attenzioni su di sé all'inizio degli anni Novanta per poi, almeno dalle ...

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Ferenc Snetberger: In Concert

Read "In Concert" reviewed by Mario Calvitti

Era solo questione di tempo prima che il chitarrista ungherese Ferenc Snetberger approdasse ai lidi ECM. Molte delle sue passate produzioni discografiche non avrebbero affatto sfigurato nel catalogo dell'etichetta bavarese, che finalmente lo può annoverare tra i suoi artisti con la pubblicazione di questo In Concert, registrazione di una sua esibizione in solo a Budapest nel ...

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Ferenc Snetberger: In Concert

Read "In Concert" reviewed by Mark Sullivan

Hungarian classical guitarist Ferenc Snétberger makes his ECM debut with a live solo guitar recording, surely the most demanding and revealing format for any guitarist. His music is the product of diverse stylistic influences: starting with jazz, but then a strong classical music influence, followed by exposure to Brazilian, South American, and flamenco guitar music. Snétberger ...

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Szilard Mezei Flute & Strings Trio: Fehér Virág

Read "Fehér Virág" reviewed by Alberto Bazzurro

Varcata la soglia dei quarant'anni, il violista serbo-ungherese Szilard Mezei continua a rimanere un pur illustre outsider, proseguendo congiuntamente a sfornare album di un rigore e uno spessore che lasciano immancabilmente ammirati. Quest'ultimo suo lavoro, più che mai cameristico (tratto-cardine della sua musica, in perenne equilibrio fra ricerca improvvisativa di marca più o meno scopertamente jazzistica ...

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European Jazz Conference 2015: Hungarian Showcases

Read "European Jazz Conference 2015: Hungarian Showcases" reviewed by Henning Bolte

Budapest Music Center
European Jazz Conference Hungarian Showcases
Budapest, Hungary
September, 24-27, 2015

The European Jazz Conference is a step forward for pan-European cooperation and collaboration. What was formerly the General Assembly of the Europe Jazz Network (EJN), became the European Jazz Conference from 2014. It is now also opened to ...

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European Jazz Conference 2015

Read "European Jazz Conference 2015" reviewed by Ian Patterson

European Jazz Conference
Budapest Music Centre
Budapest, Hungary
September 24-27, 2015

In times when war and poverty are provoking large-scale migrations to Europe, the responses both individually and collectively of the European nations have raised important questions concerning responsibility, human rights, humanitarian aid and trans-national collaboration. In the light of Orwellian ...

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Modern Art Orchestra: Circular

Read "Circular" reviewed by Angelo Leonardi

Fondata nel 2005 dal trombettista e arrangiatore Kornél Fekete-Kovács con l'intento di rappresentare il meglio del jazz nazionale, l'ungherese Modern Art Orchestra è una delle migliori big-band europee. Con una prospettiva aperta alla contemporaneità, il suo repertorio non è strettamente legato al jazz (uno dei suoi ultimi lavori è dedicato a Ennio Morricone) e prima di ...