Bágyi Balázs New Quartet
Drummer and composer Balázs Bágyi is one of the most respected musicians of the Hungarian jazz scene today, working internationally, leading his own bands over the last two decades.
Being a member of different bands he creates music almost in all genres, his unique melodic style of playing drums gives a complex music experience. His previous quartet, existed from 2004 – 2011, was a very important band on the Hungarian etno-jazz a world music scene. The music of his new quartet contains less of the folk background but sounds like today’s pure acoustic jazz based on post bop elements.
His partners are the best players of the young generation from Budapest, as saxophonist Soso Lakatos, playing with overwhelming energy, the classically trained Junior Prima awarded pianist Dezső Oláh, and Péter Oláh, one of the greatest bass players in Central Europe. The repertoire of the quartet is based on the leader ‘s originals.
Soso Lakatos – saxophones
Dezső Oláh – piano
Péter Oláh – bass
Balázs Bágyi – drums