Kristóf Bacsó Quartet -][- NOCTURNE –Mp3– [Budapest Music Center, 2012] –
Kristóf Bacsó was born in 1976 in Budapest, and started studying the saxophone under Dezső Lakatos Ablakos and Mihály Borbély in 1989. He graduated from the jazz department at the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, then continued his studies first at the Conservatoire de Paris and later at the Berklee College of Music in Boston; his teachers included François Jeanneau, Joe Lovano, George Garzone, Hal Crook and Bill Pierce. He won first prize at the talent contest organised by Hungarian Radio for young saxophonists in 1999.
For five-and-a-half years he lived and worked in France, then the United States, while he also performed in many European countries including the London Jazz Festival, the Pescara and Barcelona Jazz Festivals, and in several famous jazz clubs (Sunset, Sunside, Porgy and Bess, Pizza Express, New Morning, etc.). He has played in line-ups of a wide variety of styles from mainstream jazz, through ethno music, to contemporary music, with renowned musicians such as Eddy Henderson, John Patitucci, Nico Morelli, Giovanni Mirabassi, Tony Lakatos and Gerard Presencer. -[Excerpt | Biography]-
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