- 10 Apr 2014 9:00 AM
One of the most interesting trios you could hear nowadays led by the No.1 exponent of the cimbalom, Miklós Lukács. The cimbalom looks like a small piano with the lid off, and the strings are hit by mallets. It’s one of the most characteristic folk instruments of Hungarian and Romanian gypsies and tt’s hardly ever used in a jazz context.
Miklós teams up with his long standing partner from the Dresch Quartet, the fantastic drummer, István Baló who has laid down the polyrhythmic foundations of ethno-jazz in this country. The trio is completed by György Orbán, one of the most original young bassists in Hungary, a country teaming with virtuosos on his instrument. He first caught public attention as a member of the legendary Szakcsi New Gypsy Jazz outfit. This musically symbiotic team produces an exhilarating mix of jazz and contemporary music.
Entry fee: 1400 forints
The BJC is in the 13th district at Hollán Ernő utca 7
There is no compulsion to eat or drink but there is a well stocked bar with also cocktails made to order at non-extortionate prices. For food you’ll have to resort to a staple diet of sandwiches, crisps and nuts.
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