Eythor, Fridrik, Johann and Gulli were only fifteen and sixteen years old when they formed the band in Reykjavik 1977. The four teenage boys all loved playing their instruments and shared an interest in music, from heavy-rock to jazz-rock fusion and funk. Their enthusiasm and energy soon caught the attention of Icelandic recording executive Steinar...

„I was born in Salgotarján on 2nd of August 1962. In my family nobody was engaged in music except my great-grandfather who was a chorus-master and a violin player. I always felt strong affinity for music instruments and for music. Probably this made my grandparents buy me a guitar for Christmas when I was 10,...

Born in Reykjavik, Iceland. As a child Gulli started banging on pots and pans on the kitchen floor of the family home in Reykjavik. Played guitar for two years age twelve and sang in a school band until the original drummer got sick and was forced to leave his chair. Practised drums in the loft...

The arts exerted a strong influence on her already in her childhood. Her writer mother and poet father brought her up in such a way that literature and music became part of her life right from the beginning. She earned her degree at the Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music, her teachers were flautists Lóránt Kovács and...

Johanna Beisteiner is among the internationally most renowned and innovative classical guitarists. The Austrian regularly performs as a soloist, is invited to festivals and gives chamber music concerts as well as song recitals. In addition, she plays guitar concertos with various orchestras such as the Budapest and Sochi Symphony Orchestra, the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra, the...

Tzumo Árpád pianist and composer founded Solati Music in 2016, based in Budapest and Berlin. Tzumo studied in Boston at Berklee College of Music and got accepted in the Thelonious Monk Institute where he learnt from Herbie Hancock for several years in Los Angeles in the United States. Hancock stated the following about him: ”Tzumo’s...

Steve Hackett is renowned as an immensely talented and innovative rock musician. He was lead guitarist with Genesis as part of their classic line up with Gabriel, Collins, Banks and Rutherford, that produced acclaimed albums such as Selling England by the Pound (a favourite of John Lennon). With Steve's extraordinary versatility in both his electric...

A progressive band founded in Debrecen, Hungary in the year 1980, and compare to other famous Debrecen-based bands like Color, Phanta Rei and Lux. Android keeps performing to this day. Founders like József Tőzsér, Orbán Mező and János Dudás are still part of the current line-up. Their music is a unique mix of progressive rock and...

THE NUMBER ONE JAZZ/WORLD FUSION BAND OF HUNGARY Djabe is the number 1 jazz/world fusion band in Hungary. It was established 24 years ago and since then, Djabe won numerous domestic and international awards and recognitions. 2000 – Hungarian Music Award, The Best World Music Album Of The Year – Djabe: Witchi Tai To 2001 – eMeRTon Award,...

MENU