Gábor Bolla

Find Your Way - CD

  • Format: CD
  • Cat No.: ACT 9529-2
  • Barcode: 614427952929
  • German Release: 25/05/2012

„Find Your Way“ ist eine beeindruckend weite und doch geschlossene musikalischen Reise: Django Reinhardt, Bartók, Monk, Rollins und Coltrane, Modern Jazz Quartet oder Stevie Wonder, was auch immer Vorlage oder Inspiration für den jungen Ungarn ist, auf der Suche nach neuen Klängen und einer eigenen musikalischen Identität befindet sich Gábor Bolla mit seinem ACT-Debüt auf der richtigen Spur. „Ein Improvisator von überwältigender Eigenständigkeit“ (FAZ).

No longer available – out of print

While several of the great jazz legends, including Louis Armstrong and Ornette Coleman, were self-taught, nowadays most jazz musicians have at least some academic education. Nevertheless, in some cultures there is still a tradition of learning and discovering new things through self-education. This is the case in the Romany culture, in which unconventional playing techniques and styles have survived. Given this background, the Hungarian saxophonist Gábor Bolla, who was born in 1988, has an extraordinary musical background. As a child he was a virtuoso clarinetist, but didn’t fall into any common categories. “We gypsies play a bit of everything. Just like in jazz, we improvise a lot, but in a slightly different way,” Bolla says. It didn’t take long until he started playing the tenor saxophone and became interested in jazz. Within a very...

line up

Gábor Bolla / tenor & soprano sax
Robert Lakatos / piano, keyboards
Lajos Sārközi / violin
Heiri Känzig / bass
Jojo Mayer / drums

Recording Information

Produced by Siggi Loch
Recorded January 11 & 12, 2012 at Realistic Sound Studio Munich by Florian H. Oestreicher.
Mixed by Florian H. Oestreicher. Mastered by Klaus Scheuermann.