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The Laszlo Gardony – John Lockwood Duo
April 9, 2016 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT$15
New England’s world-class musicians, Laszlo Gardony (piano) and John Lockwood (bass) will present a rare duo concert, featuring compositions of both musicians. Virtuosic talent, exquisite musicality and uncanny rapport has drawn Gardony and Lockwood the highest critical acclaim for over two decades. This unique, duo collaboration allows both to explore their ideas further on their original music and arrangements. Their concert promises to be a great evening of spirited, toe-tapping jazz.
Hungarian-born Laszlo Gardony has delivered soulful improvisations and compositions to great critical acclaim in 26 countries. Winner of the Great American Jazz Piano Competition, Gardony has been called “a pianist worthy of praise within the highest pantheon of performers” by Jazz Review and “a great pianist” by Dave Brubeck. He has released 11 albums, including his sextet’s new live album, “Life In Real Time” which has been named by the Boston Globe as one of the Top 10 Jazz Albums of 2015. He has been featured with the Boston Pops, the Utah Symphony and The Smithsonian Institute’s “Beyond Category” Traveling Duke Ellington Exhibit. A Bostonian for over two decades, he currently serves as a Professor of Piano at Berklee College of Music.
Acoustic and electric bassist John Lockwood has toured stateside and in Europe extensively. He has performed with the Buffalo Philharmonic, the Boston Pops, MIT Symphony, Pat Metheny, Dizzy Gillespie, Woody Shaw, Toots Thielemans, Stan Getz, and more. Lockwood also serves as Associate Professor of Bass at Berklee College of Music and New England Conservatory.