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Mihály Borbély Quartet at Opus Jazz Club


Opus Jazz Club
Mátyás Street 8.
+36 1 216 7894


Thu, December 13, 2018

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Mihály Borbély - saxophone, tárogató, bass clarinet, pipe
Áron Tálas - piano
Balázs Horváth - double bass
Hunor G. Szabó - drums

“If Bartók played not-so-straight-ahead jazz, it might sound like the Borbély Quartet, combining Serbian, Slovak, Gypsy, Jewish and German folk influences with classical music, shot through with that thing that swings. Roland Kirk would understand.” (RootsWorld)

After the 2014 release of their award-winning album Hungarian Jazz Rhapsody, the next one, Be by Me Tonight was released in February 2016 and won the shared first prize in the category ‘Best Hungarian Jazz Album of the Year’ of the Hungarian magazine Gramofon Classical & Jazz. The album reveals the rich, mature sound of the group, the complex beauty of the compositions with roots and influences from Hungarian and Balkan folk, music of Liszt, Bartók, Kodály as well as contemporary jazz, interwoven by the spontaneity and freshness of improviation. “A notable release from a group that deserves an international spotlight for its obvious talent”, as Jazzwise put it in its album review....

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BMC Opus Jazz Club uploaded this event on November 24, 2018

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Mihály Borbély Quartet
Opus Jazz Club
Budapest, Hungary
1800 HUF

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