– THE YEARLY CHRONICLES –

1981

The family moves to Nagymaros, a village on the river Danube, 50 km northwest of Budapest

In the 1980s

  András Bankó’s interview with György Szabados: Az ember fa (Man is a tree) [In: Sz.Gy.: Irások III. – Új Forrás utánközlés]

1981

Minor changes to the composition Time-Music (Idő-zene) written in the autumn of 1980.
related_items  Composition “Time-Musik (Idő-zene)”

related_items  György Szabados – String Orchestra compositions

audio info liner_notes GSA1997F  György Szabados: Time-Music (Idő-zene) & Bartók Béla: Divertimento & Román népi táncok (Rumanian Folk Dances) recorded and released in 1997 on CD.

audio info In Memoriam György Szabados CD Cover   released again on CD: “In Memoriam Szabados György – Live album by Ernő Dohnányi Symphony Orchestra (2011) – GyörFree Mühely CD” recorded on the 3rd  October, 2011 during the Café Budapest Contemporary Art Festival.

Supposed between 1981 – 1983

Concert of the György Szabados Septet – place and date not known
Supposed musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Antal Lakatos (tenor saxophone)
Mihály Dresch (tenor saxophone)
István  Fekete (trumpet)
Ferenc Körmendy (viola)
Sándor Vajda (double bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)

music  Audience recording

1981

Solo concert at Technical University of Heavy Industry (Nehézipari Műszaki Egyetem) in Miskolc (HU)
Musician:
György Szabados Solo:
György Szabados (piano)

music  Audience recording (excerpt)

1981, 26 Feb.

Trio concert in the ELTE ÁJTK KISZ Klub, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados Trio
György Szabados (piano)
Sándor Vajda (bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)

  Program of the concert within the Jazzforum

1981, 29 March

Concert in the Szkéné Theatre, in Technical University (BME) of Budapest, (HU)
Part 1:
György Szabados solo concert:
György Szabados (piano)
it is known that an audio recording of the concert exists

Part 2:
György Szabados – Magda Tarkó Duo:
Magda Tarkó  (vocal)
György Szabados (piano)

audio info  Audience recording

1981, 07 Apr.

Trio concert in the Lajos Kossuth University, Debrecen (HU)
György Szabados Trio
György Szabados (piano)
Sándor Vajda (bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)

news_hu  Gábor Turi’s review: Elsőrendű zenei élmény (Binder, Szabados) in Hajdú-bihari Napló, 1981

1981, 21 Apr.

Concert of Szabados Trio in Győr (HU)
György Szabados Trio:
György Szabados (piano)
Sándor Vajda (bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)

1981, 28 Apr., 8 May, 18 May, 23 May & 15 Dec.

  Interview by Miklós Hadas with György Szabados – [In: Gy. Sz.: Irások III.,2015] 

1981, 3 May

Trio concert in the Budapesti Művelődési Központ (BMK), Budapest (HU)
György Szabados Trio
György Szabados (piano)
Sándor Vajda (bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)

  Poster of the concert

1981, 27 May

Solo concert at the Alba Regia Videoton International Jazz Festival 81, Székesfehérvár (HU)
György Szabados Solo:

György Szabados (piano)

news_hu  Articles & Reviews

1981, July

Solo concert in the Vajdahunyad vár, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados Solo:
György Szabados (piano)

audio info  Audience recording

1981, 20 Aug.

Trio concert in the Vajdahunyadvár, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados Trio:
György Szabados (piano)
Sándor Vajda (bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)

audio info  Audience recording

  Poster of the concert

1981, 10 Sept.

Solo concert during the 10. Debrecen Jazz Days
György Szabados Solo:

György Szabados (piano)

info_hu  picture & article
info_hu  Program of the 10. Debreceni Jazz Days, 1981.09.08-13

info_hu  Poster of the festival

audio info GSPA1981F  The live album LP with the title Debreceni Dzsessznapok’81 presenting different musicians includes one track the Ballad (Ballada) – released in 1982

audio info liner_notes GSPA1974F  and in 2002 again as a remaster on the compilation CD: “The Wedding / Az esküvő plus 3 Bonus Tracks – Jazz History 8”

1981, 11 Sept.

Concert during the 10th  Debrecen Jazz Days in Debrecen (HU) with the Trio and the  Sextet: the first public performance of the composition “ADYTON”
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Sándor Vajda (bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)
Antal Lakatos (tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone)
Fekete István (trumpet)
Körmendy Ferenc (viola)

audio info  Audience recording
info_hu  Program of the Debrecen Jazz Days 1981.09.08-13
info_hu  Poster of the festival

1981, Sept. (published)

  Tamás Horváth’s interview with György Szabados – A parlando rubatóból indultam ki (I started from parlando rubato) [in Olvasó Nép 1981, September – Új Forrás reprint]

1981, 8 Nov.

Trio concert in the Budapesti Művelődési Központ (BKM), Budapest (HU)
György Szabados Trio
György Szabados (piano)
Sándor Vajda (bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)

  Announcement of the concert

1981, 29 Nov.

Two solo concerts during the Szeged Jazz Days in Szeged (HU)
At 4 p.m. concert in the Bartók Béla Cultural Center and at 8 p.m. in the Youth House
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

  Announcement of the concert [In: Délmagyarország, 1981.nov.27.p. p.5.]

1981, 25 Dec.

Concert with the Sextet in the Kassák Klub, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:

György Szabados (piano, speech)
Sándor Vajda (bass)
István Fekete (trumpet)
Mihály Dresch (tenor saxophone)
Ferenc Körmendi (viola)
plus perhaps:
István Baló (drums) or Antal Faragó (drums)

audio info  Audience recording
music  alternativ Audience recording (complete concert)

1981, 26 Dec.

Concert with Octet in the Kassák Klub, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:

György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (tenor saxophone)
János Kálnai (oboe)
István Fekete (trumpet)
Ferenc Körmendy (viola)
Sándor Vajda (bass)
Róbert Benkő (bass)
István Baló (drums)

audio info  Audience recording

perhaps between 1982 – 1984

György Szabados Solo – unknown place
György Szabados Solo:
György Szabados (prepared piano,piano)

  Radio recording

perhaps 1982

The Septet is playing the composition “Adyton” – place unknown
Musicians:
György Szabados (leader, piano)
Mihály Dresch (tenor saxophone)
Antal Lakatos (tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone)
István Fekete (trumpet)
Ferenc Körmendy (viola)
Sándor Vajda (bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)

audio info  Audience recording

1982

Release of the live album “Debreceni Dzsessznapok’81” with the music of various musicians, among them the Szabados piece “Ballada (Ballad)”. The solo concert was recorded on the 10th September 1981 during the Debrecen Jazz Days.

audio info GSPA1981F

1982

  István Király’s interview with György Szabados: Az egész önvédelme – Szabados György portréjához (The self-protection of the integral whole – contribution to the profile of György Szabad) [In: Iskolakultúra, II. Évfolyam, 1992/8, 85.o.] 

1982

Started working with MAKUZ 

1982

Contribution of soundtrack to the short film made by János Tóth: “Örökmozi” (Movie forever)

  Tóth János 1982 : Örökmozi (Movie forever) parts of the soundtrack by György Szabados

1982

The first performance with MAKUZ in the Vigadó, Budapest (HU)
The name of the musicians is not known.

1982

Solo concert in Szeged (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

audio info  Audience recording

1982

Following the example of the series Jazz at the Philharmonic, the Szabados Trio gives a concert in the Zeneakadémia (Academy of Music), Budapest (HU)
György Szabados Trio:
György Szabados (piano)
Sándor Vajda (bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)

1982, 17 Jan.

Solo concert in the Budapesti Művelődési Központ (BMK), Budapest (HU)
György Szabados Solo:
György
Szabados (piano)

  Announcement in Népszava, 1982.01.15

1982, 19 Mar.

Historical concert in the Petőfi Sándor Culture Centre in Győr (HU) (the first time playing with Anthony Braxton): 
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Sándor Vajda (double bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)
Anthony Braxton (reeds)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
István Baló (drums)

audio info  Audience recording
 Promotional CD released in 1997 by Mediawave Live Records – MWLR 001, further on the CD: Anthony Braxton Solo concert
  Valami jazz Győrben – article by Péter Szigeti in Film Színház Muzsika, 1982.05.08
  Article by Jenő Hartyándi: 30 éves a Győri Nemzetközi Jazzkoncert-sorozat – JazzMa: 2012. április 27.
 40 years Jazz in Györ
related_items
 Photos of the performance
 Article by Tamás Váczi: Braxton in Győr, May 1982 [In https://issuu.com/mediawave2011/docs/katal__gus_1992_, page 42]

music  Anthony Braxton’s Solo Concert

1982, 25 Apr.

György Szabados Sextet is playing during the Nagykanizsa Jazz Weekend
Musicians:
György Szabados Sextet:
György Szabados (leader, piano)
Mihály Dresch (tenor saxophone)
István Fekete (trumpet)
Ferenc Körmendy (viola)
Sándor Vajda (double bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)

audio info  Audience recording
audio  ALT1-081 – Szabados Szextett – Nagykanizsa, 1982.  (Alternativ recording)
news_hu  Article & Reviews
news_hu  Program of 10. Nagykanizsai International Jazz Weekend in Nagykanizsa, 1982. 23-25. April
  Dzsessz hétvége Nagykanizsán – article by Bornemissza Géza in Dunántúli Napló, 1982.05.06

1982, 26 or 27 May

Solo concert at Postás Művelődési Központ, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados Solo:
György Szabados (piano)

news_hu  News – JAZZ 1982-2

1982, 28 May

Solo concert in the Petőfi Sándor Culture Centre in Győr (HU)
György Szabados Solo:
György Szabados (piano)

news_en  According to the article in Jazz Forum No. 78, published in 1982, the concert was recorded and broadcast by TV

1982, 12 June

Solo concert during the festival: Jazzbühne Berlin 1982′ on the Volksbühne in East-Berlin

audio info  Radio recording
  Poster of the Festival
news_en  Review by Bert Noglik, published in Jazz Forum No. 78, 1982

1982, 11 July

Trio concert during the jazz festival Konfrontationen 1982′ in Nickelsdorf (A)
György Szabados Trio:
György Szabados (piano)
Sándor Vajda (bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)

music  Audience recording
news_en  Jenő Hartyándi’s review published in Jazz Forum No. 80, 1983
  Konfrontationen ’82 – Hartyándi Jenő, JAZZ 1982-2

1982, 29 July

Concert during the festival Debrecen Jazz Days 82′ in Debrecen (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano, leader)
Mihály Dresch (tenor saxophone)
Antal Lakatos (tenor saxophone)
maybe:
István Fekete (trumpet)
Sándor Vajda (bass)
István Baló or Antal Faragó (drums)
name of other musicians is not known

info_hu  The festival’s program
news_hu  Gábor Turi’s review: Körkép a magyar jazzről XI. In Jazz, 1982

1982, 31 July

Solo concert during the festival  Debrecen Jazz Days 82′ in Debrecen (HU)
György Szabados Solo:
György Szabados (piano)

info_hu  The festival’s program
news_hu  Gábor Turi’s review: Körkép a magyar jazzről XI. In Jazz, 1982

1982, 1 Nov.

Solo concert and talk in Szolnok (HU)
György Szabados Solo:
György Szabados (piano, talk)

news_hu  Photo and news – Szolnok Megyei Néplap, 1982.11.03

1982, Nov.

Recording of the LP “ADYTON” in the MAFILM Music Hall, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados Trio:
György Szabados (piano, prepared piano)
Sándor Vajda (bass)
Antal Faragó (drums, percussion)
and
Antal Lakatos (saxophone)
Mihály Dresch (saxophone)
István Fekete (trumpet)
Ferenc Körmendy (viola)

audio info liner_notes GSP1983LPF-2  The LP “ADYTON” is released in 1983
audio info liner_notes GSPA1974F  The track “Világpor (World Dust)” is released in 2002 as a remaster on the compilation CD: “The Wedding / Az esküvő plus 3 Bonus Tracks – Jazz History 8”

1982, 26 Dec.

Concert as Trio & Septet in Kassák Klub, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados Trio:
György Szabados (piano)
Sándor Vajda (bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)
and with following musicians in the Septet:
Antal Lakatos (saxophone)
Mihály Dresch  (saxophone)
István Fekete (trumpet)
Ferenc Körmendy (viola)

  Invitation and program of ‘Jazz Christmas’ in Kassák Klub – 1982.12.26. 

1983

   Publishing of Jazz Studium ’83, No. 5. Győr 1983 in Hungarian with articles and interviews by and with György Szabados

1983

  Publishing of Gábor Turi’s book in Hungarian: Azt mondom: jazz. The book includes an interview with György Szabados from 1980.

1983

Release of the LP “ADYTON”, recorded in November 1982 in the MAFILM Music Hall, Budapest

audio info liner_notes GSP1983LPF-2

1983

Finishing the composition: “Ceremony music in honour of our King, the Sun” (Szertartászene királyunk, a Nap tiszteletére)

related_items Composition: Ceremony music in honour of our King, the Sun (Szertartászene királyunk, a Nap tiszteletére)
related_items  Information where and when the composition was played

news_ge  György Szabados’ writing about the composition
news_hu  Notes by Ferenc Bognár

1983

Finishing the composition: “The Secret History of the Events” (Az események titkos története) in improvisatory style using his own text in a meta-language. In 1990 he re-translated the last two stanzas of the libretto from meta-language into actual language.

related_items  Composition: The Secret History of the Events (Az események titkos története)
related_items  Liner notes and information where and when the composition was played
news_hu  Notes by Ferenc Bognár
audio info liner_notes GSA1999DB  Released in 1999 the double CD: The Secret History of the Events (Az események titkos története) & The Sons Turned into Stags (A szarvassá vált fiak) recorded in 1996 in  Fonó Music House
audio info GSA2007CD3  Released in 2007 on the CD: “Győrfree Műhely Fesztivál a MU Színházban 2007/3” 

1983

  Short interview with György Szabados and the last part of his composition Szólóposzáta with English and German subtitles in the Horoszkóp Bár of the Penta Hotel in  Budapest (HU)
György Szabados Solo with Dance trio:
György Szabados (piano)

1983

Concert with MAKUZ at the Szeged Festival
Name of the musicians is not known

1983

Concert during the 5th Novi Sad Jazz Days in Novi Sad (ex Yugoslavia)
György Szabados Trio:
György Szabados (piano)
Sándor Vajda (bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)

1983

Solo concert in the Vigadó, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

audio info  Audience recording
  Alternativ audience recording

1983, 19 Jan.

Concert at the Zeneakadémia, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados Trio:
György Szabados (piano)
and maybe:
Sándor Vajda (bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)

  News in JAZZ 1983-1

1983, 13 Feb.

Talk with Szabados György and concert – Budapesti Művelődési Központ, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados Trio:
György Szabados (piano)
Sándor Vajda (bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)

György Szabados Septet:
György Szabados (piano)
Sándor Vajda (bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)
Mihály Dresch (tenor saxophone)
Antal Lakatos (tenor saxophone)
Ferenc Körmendy (violin)
István Fekete (trumpet)

  Announcement of the concert

1983, 13 Mar.

Solo concert in Ifjúsági Ház in Győr (HU) during the III. Győr International Jazz Concerts
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (prepared piano, piano)

 Audience recording
 Promotional CD released in 1997 by Mediawave Live Records – MWLR 003, further on the CD: Burton Green-Keshevan Maslak Duo and Anthony Braxton-George Lewis Duo 

news_en  Review by Jenő Hartyándi published in JazzForum No. 82 / 1983
news_hu  Review by Gábor Turi in Jazz, 1983/2  
news_hu  Article by  Gábor Turi: Nagy fekete zene in Hajdú-bihari Napló, 1983
  Poster of the concert

1983, 15 Mar.

  Liszt Ferenc award 

1983, 23 May

Solo concert in the Marczibányi Téri Művelődési Központ in Budapest (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

audio info  Audience recording

1983, 28 May

Solo concert during the 1.Daxberger Situation 1983 (DE) – after Anthony Braxton’s performance: Braxton Szabados duo (the second time)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)
audio info  Szabados Solo

György Szabados – Anthony Braxton Duo:
György Szabados (piano)
Anthony Braxton (reeds)
audio info  Szabados-Braxton Duo

news_ge  Reviews & Articles
news_hu  Review by Joachim Kaupp, Main-Echo, 1983, 31 May
music  Anthony Braxton’s Solo concert before the spontaneous duo performance with Szabados
related_items  Photos of the performance
related_items  Poster of  the event “1. Daxberger Situation 1983″

1983, 03 June

Solo concert on a “Steinway grand piano” at the Castle (Zunftsaal) in Aschaffenburg. Concert was spontaneously organized by Werner Wunderlich, Department of Culture of City of Aschaffenburg, after the big success of the “1.Daxberger Situation”.

1983, 13 July
1983, 14 July

Solo concert (13.07.) during the 12th Debrecen Jazz Days 1983
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

audio info   Audience recording
movie_hu  TV Video recording (excerpt with interview)

Septet concert (14.07.)
Musicians in the Septett (Workshop Ensemble):
György Szabados (piano)

Ernst-Ludwig Petrovsky (reeds)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
Conrad Bauer (trombone)
Ferenc Körmendy (viola)
Sándor Vajda (bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)

news_ge  Review by Bert Noglik – Jazz Podium 1983/10
news_en  Review by Gábor Turi – Jazz Forum No. 84, published 1983
news_hu  Review by Gábor Turi – Hajdú-bihari Napló, 1983
news_hu  Review by Gábor Turi – Jazz, 1983/3
news_hu  12. Debreceni Jazznapok – 1983. július 13-17. – JazzMa: 2012. április 20., Fazekas Csaba

1983, 10 or 11 Sept.

Solo concert in Sárvár (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

  Poster of the concert

1983, 30 Sept.

Septet concert in the Serbian National Theatre in Novi Sad (ex Yugoslavia, today Serbia)
Musicians:
György Szabados Septet:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
István Grencsó (reeds)
István Fekete (trumpet)
Ferenc Körmendy (viola)
Sándor Vajda (double bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)

1983, 01 Oct.

Solo concert in the Cegléd Jazz Club (HU) during  the Cegléd Piano Festival
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

news_en  Article in Jazz Forum No. 85 published in 1983

1983, 12 Nov.

Trio concert in the Stadttheater in Aschaffenburg (DE)
György Szabados Trio:
György Szabados (piano)
Sándor Vajda (bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)

  Poster of the concert

1983, Fall

Solo concert in the Jazzklub Karlsruhe, location: Schlachthofgaststätte in Karlsruhe (DE)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

1983, 19. Nov.

Solo concert in Erlangen (DE)
György Szabados solo:

György Szabados (piano)

1983, 20 Nov.

Solo concert in Partenstein (DE)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)


audio info  Audience recording

1983, 21 Nov.

Solo concert in Düsseldorf (DE)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

audio info  Audience recording

1983, 08 Dec.

Concert of Szabados Septet in Györ (HU)
Musicians (perhaps):
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
István Grencsó (reeds)
István Fekete (trumpet)
Ferenc Körmendy (viola)
Sándor Vajda (double bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)

audio info  Audience recording

1983, 09 Dec.

Concert of Szabados Septet in Sopron (HU)
Musicians (perhaps):
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
István Grencsó (reeds)
István Fekete (trumpet)
Ferenc Körmendy (viola)
Sándor Vajda (double bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)

audio info  Audience recording

1983, 11 Dec.

Concert with the Septet in the MMIK Theater Hall in Szombathely (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
István Grencsó (reeds)
István Fekete (trumpet)
Ferenc Körmendy (viola)
Sándor Vajda (double bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)

  Poster of the concert

1984

The first public performance of the composition: “The Secret History of the Events (Az események titkos története) date and time not known

related_items  Composition: The Secret History of the Events (Az események titkos története)
related_items  Liner notes and information about where and when the composition was performed

1984, 16 Jan.

Solo concert in the Mecsek Cukrászda, Pécs (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

  Varga J.: Vivalditól a dzsesszig in Dunántúli Napló, 1984.01.19

1984, Feb.

First public performance of the composition “Ceremony music in honour of our King, the Sun (Szertartászene királyunk, a Nap tiszteletére)” in the Kassák Klub, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (prepared piano, conductor)
Mihály Dresch (flute, bass clarinet, tenor saxophone)
István Grencsó (flute, alto clarinet, alto saxophone)
Tamás „Kobzos” Kiss (vocal)
István Fekete (trumpet)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet, violin)
Ferenc Körmendy (viola)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Attila Lőrinszky (double bass)
István Baló (percussion)
Antal Faragó (percussion)

audio info  Audience recording
related_items  Composition: Ceremony music in honour of our King, the Sun (Szertartászene királyunk, a Nap tiszteletére)
related_items  Information where and when the composition was performed

1984, 14 Feb.

György Szabados solo in the Petőfi Csarnok, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

  Radio recording 

1984, 25 Mar.

Performance of the composition “Ceremony music in honour of our King, the Sun (Szertartászene királyunk, a Nap tiszteletére)” during the Budapest Spring Festival, in the Vigadó, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (prepared piano, conductor)
Mihály Dresch (flute, bass clarinet, tenor saxophone)
István Grencsó (flute, alto clarinet, alto saxophone)
Tamás „Kobzos” Kiss (vocal)
István Fekete (trumpet)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet, violin)
Ferenc Körmendy (viola)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Attila Lőrinszky (double bass)
István Baló (percussion)
Antal Faragó (percussion)

audio info  Audience recording
related_items Composition: Ceremony music in honour of our King, the Sun (Szertartászene királyunk, a Nap tiszteletére)
related_items  Information where and when the composition was played
news_en  Article by Gábor Turi in JazzForum, published 1984/4
news_hu  Article by  Gábor Turi in Jazz, published in 1984
  Article by Katalin Róna in JAZZ 1984-2
  Poster of the concert

1984, 28 Mar.

Solo concert in the Kassák Klub, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

audio
 info  Audience recording

1984, 4 April

Performance of the composition “Ceremony music in honour of our King, the Sun (Szertartászene királyunk, a Nap tiszteletére)”, in the SOTE Klub, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:

György Szabados (prepared piano, conductor)
Mihály Dresch (flute, bass clarinet, tenor saxophone)
István Grencsó (flute, alto clarinet, alto saxophone)
Tamás „Kobzos” Kiss (hurdy-gurdy, vocal)
István Fekete (trumpet)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet, violin)
Ferenc Körmendy (viola)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Attila Lőrinszky (double bass)
István Baló (percussion)
Antal Faragó (percussion)

related_items Composition: Ceremony music in honour of our King, the Sun (Szertartászene királyunk, a Nap tiszteletére)
related_items  Information where and when the composition was played
  Poster of the concert

1984, 7 Apr.

Septet concert in Budapest (HU) during the Jazz Weekend in I. Kerületi Művelődési Ház, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
The name of the other Musicians is not known

news_en  Article in Jazz Forum No. 87, published 1984
  Hírek – JAZZ 1984-2a

1984, 6 May

Solo concert in the Vigadó in Budapest (HU) within the series „TV Jazz Klub”
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

1984, 20 May

Solo concert in Pécs (HU) (3rd Jazzmeeting in South Transdanubia)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

news_hu  Hírek – JAZZ 1984-2

1984, 26 May

György Szabados-Jiri Stivin Duo during the Alba Regia Videoton International Jazz Festival, Székesfehérvár (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Jiri Stivin (flute, alt saxophone, clarinet, pipes)

audio info  Audience recording
audio info  Audience recording
music  Audience recording (complete)
   Posters of the festival
news_hu  Article & Reviews
news_en  
Article by Gábor Turi in Jazz Forum, 1984/4
  Program of the Alba Regia Videoton Interjazz Festival – 1984.05.26
  Article by István J. Király about the Alba Regia Jazz ’84 in Film Színház Muzsika 1984.06.16

1984, 03 June

Solo concert in Aschaffenburg (DE)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

1984, 29 June

Recording of the LP “Szabraxtondos” in the Studio of the Hungarian Radio, Budapest
György Szabados-Anthony Braxton Duo:
György Szabados (piano)
Anthony Braxton (clarinet, alto saxophone)

audio info liner_notes GSPA1985F  The LP “Szabraxtondos” is released in 1985

1984, 29 June

Duo concert – live during the 13th  Debrecen Jazz Days Festival
György Szabados-Anthony Braxton Duo
György Szabados (piano)
Anthony Braxton (clarinet, alto saxophone)

audio
 info  Audience recording

news_en  Article by Charles J. Gans in Jazz Forum, No. 90, published in 1984
news_ge  Article published in Jazz Podium 1984
news_hu  Article by Gábor Turi, published in Jazz, 1984/3
news_hu  Photos and articles dealing with the 13th Debrecen Jazz Days in 1984, 2012. June 29., by Márkus JózsefProgram booklat and a page of the radio program about broadcasting music recorded during the Debrecen Jazz Days (23.20.-24.00 on 4th August 1984)

info_hu  Pictures

1984, 04 July

Trio concert live in Breitenbrunn (AT)
György Szabados Trio
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
Tamás Geröly (drums)

audio info  Audience recording

1984, 18 Aug.

Duo concert in Kisőrspuszta (HU)
György Szabados  – Mihály Dresch  Duo:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)

audio
 info  Audience recording
audio info  Audience recording

Trio concert in Kisőrspuszta (HU)
György Szabados  Trio
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
Péter Kardos (percussion)

audio
 info  Audience recording

1984, 19 Aug.

Sextet concert in Kisőrspuszta (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
István Baló (percussion)
István Regős (reeds)
Csaba Tüzkő ( reeds)

Note: it is known that an audio recording of the concert exists in poor quality

1984, 24 Aug.

Solo concert (and lecture) in Sikonda (HU)
György Szabados Solo:
György Szabados (piano)

  Article by Endre Wallinger : Dzsesszkedvelőknek a dzsesszről, in Dunántúli Napló, 1984.08.25

1984, Sept. or Oct.

Solo concert in the Közgáz Jazz Klub, Budapest
György Szabados solo
György Szabados (piano)

  István J. Király: A muzsika játékai, in Film Színház Muzsika 1984.10.13

1984, 15 Sept.

Performance of  composition “Ceremony music in honour of our King, the Sun (Szertartászene királyunk, a Nap tiszteletére) in the Knights’ Hall of the Castle of Kőszeg (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (prepared piano)
István Grencsó (flute, alto clarinet)
Mihály Dresch (flute, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone)
Tamás „Kobzos” Kiss (vocal, hurdy-gurdy)
Ferenc Körmendy (viola)
Zoltán Lantos (violin)
Ferenc Kovács (violin, trumpet)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
István Baló (vibraphone, percussion)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Attila Lőrinszky (double bass)

audio
 info  Audience recording
related_items  Composition: Ceremony music in honour of our King, the Sun (Szertartászene királyunk, a Nap tiszteletére)
related_items  Information where and when the composition was played

1984, 21 Sept.

Solo & Trio in the Music Academy (Zeneakadémia Kamaraterem), Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

Szabados Trio (probably):
György Szabados (piano)
perhaps Tamás Geröly (drums, percussion)
perhaps István Baló (drums, percussion)

audio info  Audience recording

1984, 25 Sept.

Trio concertin the Kassák Klub, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados Trio
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, bass clarinet)
Tamás Geröly (drums, percussion)

audio
 info  Audience recording

1984, 7 Oct.

Solo concert during the International Jazz and Pop Weekend, Nagykanizsa (HU)
György Szabados Solo:
György Szabados (piano)

news_hu  Poster and program 

1984, 13 Oct.

Solo concert during the 6th Novi Sad Jazz Days (Serbian National Theatre) in Novi Sad (ex Yugoslavia)
György Szabados Solo:
György Szabados (piano)

audio info  Audience recording
news_hu  Article by Zoltán Bicskei: Utóhangok a VI. Újvidéki Jazz Napokról

1984, 14 Oct.

Trio concert during the 6th Novi Sad Jazz Days (Serbian National Theatre) in Novi Sad (ex Yugoslavia)
Musicians of the Trio:
György Szabados (piano, prepared piano, vocal)
Jiri Stivin (flute, alto saxophone)
Barre Phillips (bass)

audio info  Audience recording
news_hu  Article by Zoltán Bicskei: Utóhangok a VI. Újvidéki Jazz Napokról 

1984 Autumn

Solo concert in the Studio 22 of the Hungarian Radio, broadcasted by the Hungarian Radio, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados Solo:
György Szabados (piano)

audio
 info  Radio recording
  Alternativ recording

1984 Autumn – to 1985 January

Working on the composition “A szarvassá vált fiak (The Sons Turned into Stags)”, commissioned by the ballet director and choreographer Iván Markó for his company Györi Balett (Ballet of Györ)

related_items  Iván Markó 
related_items  Composition: A szarvassá vált fiak (The Sons Turned into Stags)
related_items  Information where and when the composition and ballet were performed; the LINER NOTES to the release of the LP in 1989 and photos of the Brochure

audio info liner_notes GSP1985LPF  Release of the LP in 1989:  The Sons Turned into Stags – A szarvassá vált fiak (1985) – by Hungaroton/Krém SLPX 37215

1984, 22 Dec.

Christmas concert of the Trio  in Sárvár (HU)
György Szabados Trio:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, bass clarinet)
Tamás Geröly (drums, percussion)

  Poster of the concert

1985 – ca.1988

The concerts in Western Europe are promoted by the agency: ROFO-Concerts Aschaffenburg.
news_ge  Wallet with promotional material

1985

Minor changes in the composition “Time-Music (Idő-zene)” composed in the autumn 1980 and revised in 1981
related_items  Composition: Idő-zene (Time-Music)
related_items  György Szabados: Compositions for String Orchestra
audio info liner_notes GSA1997F   Recorded and released in 1997 on the CD: “György Szabados: Time-Music (Idő-zene) & Bartók Béla: Divertimento & Román népi táncok (Rumanian Folk Dances)”
audio info In Memoriam György Szabados CD Cover    Released again on the CD: “In Memoriam Szabados György – Live album by the Ernő Dohnányi Symphony Orchestra (2011) – GyörFree Mühely CD” recorded on the 3rd October 2011 during the Café Budapest Contemporary Art Festival.

1985

 Flag_of_Finland   István J. Király’s interview with György Szabados: A mese él (Satu elää / The story lives) [In: Film, színház, muzsika 1985/22]

1985

   György Szabados: Tradition and Continuity (Essay in Hungarian Review, volume II., No. 5. 2011] 

1985

  György Szabados: A zene hatalma  [article in: Film, színház, muzsika 1985/51. 21st December, pages 22-23]

1985

Release of the LP “Szabraxtondos”  recorded 29th June, 1984 in the Studio of the Hungarian Radio, Budapest (HU)

audio
info liner_notes GSPA1985F

1985

Solo concert in Belgrad (ex Yugoslavia)
György Szabados Solo:
György Szabados (piano)

1985

Solo concert in the Közgáz Jazz Klub, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)


audio
 info  Radio recording

1985

Duo concert with Mihály Dresch, location not known
György Szabados Duo
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)

audio
 info  
Audience recording

1985, 28 Jan.

Concert with MAKUZ in the Vigadó, Budapest (HU) within the series of „TV Jazz Klub”
Musicians:
MAKUZ:
György Szabados (piano, leader)
name of other musicians not known

  News by László Mönich in Film Színház Muzsika 1985.03.02
  Hírek – JAZZ 1985-1

1985, Mar.

Performance of the composition “The Secret History of the Events (Az események titkos története)” during the Budapest Spring Festival, in the Vigadó chamber hall, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (prepared piano)
Mihály Dresch (flute, bass clarinet)
István Grencsó (flute, alto clarinet)
Tamás „Kobzos” Kiss (vocal)

related_items  Composition: The Secret History of the Events (Az események titkos története)
related_items  Information where and when the composition was performed

news_hu
Flag_of_Finland István J. Király’s interview with György Szabados: A mese él (Satu elää / The story lives), [In: Film, színház, muzsika 1985/22]

1985, Mar.

Recording of the composition “The Sons Turned into Stags (A szarvassá vált fiak)” in the Studio 22 of the Hungarian Radio
Musisians:
György Szabados and the MAKUZ-Orchestra:
György Szabados (conductor, piano)
Johannes Bauer (trombone)
Mihály Dresch (flute, soprano saxophone, tenor saxophone)
Antal Lakatos (tenor saxophone)
István Grencsó (alto flute, bass clarinet, alto saxophone)
János Lőrincz (flute)
Tibor Szemző (piccolo flute, flute, bass flute)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
Zoltán Zakar (trombone)
Károly Binder (piano)
Zoltán Lantos (violin)
István Tréfás (violin)
Gusztáv Hlács (violin)
László Virág (violin)
Ferenc Körmendy (viola)
László Jacobi (cello)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Attila Lőrinszky (double bass)
Gábor Kiss (double bass)
Antal Faragó (percussion)
István Baló (percussion)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)

audio info liner_notes GSP1985LPF  In 1989 release of the LP The Sons Turned into Stags (A szarvassá vált fiak) Hungaroton/Krém SLPX 37215
audio info liner_notes GSA1999DB  Released again in 1999, remastered on Double CD: “The Secret History of the Events / Az események titkos története & The Sons Turned into Stags / A szarvassá vált fiak” by Fonó Records FA-068-2
related_items  Composition: A szarvassá vált fiak (The Sons Turned into Stags)
related_items  Information where and when the composition and ballet was played, plus LINER NOTES to 1989 LP release and photos of the Brochure

1985, 24 Mar.

Concert dedicated to the memory of László Fejes in the Kassák Klub, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
István Baló (percussion)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Kati Bontovics (vocal)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
Károly Friedrich (trombone, trumpet)
János Gonda (piano)
László Kimmel (reeds)
Attila Lőrinszky (double bass)
István Regős (reeds)
the name of other musicians is not known

news_hu  Short news about the concert

1985, 28 Mar.

Duo concert with Mihály Dresch during the Budapest Spring Festival, in the Vigadó, Budapest (HU) and broadcasted on the Radio on the 8th May 1985
György Szabados  – Mihály Dresch  Duo:

György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)

audio
 info  Audience recording (maybe from this concert)
news_hu  RTV újság (radio and television program magazine 1985/18, 6-12. May) mentioning the concert  broadcasted on the 8th May 1985
news_en  News by Gábor Turi in Jazz Forum, published 1985/5

1985, 29 Mar.

Duo concert with Mihály Dresch in the Bem Rakparti Jazz Klub, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados  – Mihály Dresch  Duo:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)

audio
 info  Audience recording
music  Audience recording (one track more)

1985, 12 Apr.

Solo concert in the “Alte Oper – Hindemith Saal” Frankfurt (DE)
György Szabados solo:

György Szabados (piano)

news_ge  Articles & Reviews

1985, 5 May

Solo concert in the Közgáz Jazz Klub, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)
Audio known to exist

1985, 7 May

Solo, Duo and with MAKUZ at the Közgáz Jazz Klub, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

György Szabados and perhaps Mihály Dresch Duo:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)

MAKUZ:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
name of other musicians not known
Performing the composition “Ceremony music in honour of our King, the Sun (Szertartászene királyunk, a Nap tiszteletére)”

related_items  Composition: Ceremony music in honour of our King, the Sun (Szertartászene királyunk, a Nap tiszteletére)
related_items  Information where and when the composition was performed
news_hu  Short news

1985, 14 May

Performance of the composition: “The Secret History of the Events / Az események titkos története” in the Kassák Klub, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (prepared piano)
Tamás „Kobzos” Kiss (vocal)
Mihály Dresch (flute, bass clarinet)
István Grencsó (flute, alto clarinet)

related_items  Composition: The Secret History of the Events (Az események titkos története)
related_items  Information where and when the composition was performed
news_hu Flag_of_Finland  István J. Király’s interview with György Szabados: A mese él (Satu elää / The story lives), [In: Film, színház, muzsika 1985/22]
audio
 info  Audience recording

1985, 17 May

Performance of the composition: “The Secret History of the Events (Az események titkos története)” in the Ceremonial Hall of the Castle Sárvár, Sárvár (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (prepared piano)
Tamás „Kobzos” Kiss (vocal)
Mihály Dresch (flute, bass clarinet)
István Grencsó (flute, alto clarinet)

related_items  Composition: The Secret History of the Events (Az események titkos története)
related_items  Information where and when the composition was performed

audio
 info  Audience recording

1985, June

  Forgotten Songs – Szabados György Portrait – Bert Noglik [In: Jazz, Switzerland 6/85]

1985, Summer

Improvisation summer camp took place in Szombathely. György Szabados was the artistic director of the camp.

news_hu  Notes by Ferenc Bognár

1985, 18-19 Aug.

Ballet premiere of “The Sons Turned into Stags (A szarvassá vált fiak)” choreography by Iván Markó, during the Szeged Open Air Festival
Each day two performances
 
related_items  Composition: A szarvassá vált fiak (The Sons Turned into Stags)
related_items  Information where and when the composition and ballet was performed; LINER NOTES to the LP released in 1989 and photos of the Brochure
news_hu Flag_of_Finland  István J. Király’s interview with György Szabados: A mese él (Satu elää / The story lives), [In: Film, színház, muzsika 1985/22]
  Article by Endre Wallinger: A szarvassá változott fiak, in Dunántúli Napló,1985.08.22
 Tisztesség nélkül nincs művészet – Talking with Iván Markó in Dolgozók Lapja, 1985.09.09
 Jenő Illés’ article: A küzdés szépsége – in Film Színház Muzsika 1985.12.21

1985, 19 Aug.

Quintet concert live in Kisörspuszta (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
István Grencsó (reeds)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
István Baló (drums)

audio
 info  CD 1: Audience recording

audio
 info  CD 2: Audience recording

1985, 15 Oct.

MAKUZ performs the “Ceremony music in honour of our King, the Sun (Szertartászene királyunk, a Nap tiszteletére)” in the Ifjúsági Ház, in Szeged (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Tamás Kiss (vocal, hurdy-gurdy)
Tibor Szemző (flute)
Mihály Dresch (flute, saxophone, clarinet)
István Grencsó (flute, clarinet)
István Fekete (trumpet)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet, violin)
István Tréfás (violin)
Gusztáv Hlács (violin)
Ferenc Körmendy (viola)
Péter Horváth (cello)
Gábor Kiss (double bass)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
István Baló (drums)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)

  Poster of the concert

1985, 17 Oct.

Solo, Duo, Sextet concert & MAKUZ performing the composition: “Ceremony music in honour of our King, the Sun (Szertartászene királyunk, a Nap tiszteletére)” in the Vigadó, in Budapest (HU).
Musicians:
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

György Szabados – Mihály Dresch Duo:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (bass clarinet)

György Szabados Sextet:
György Szabados (piano)

Mihály Dresch (tenor saxophone)
István Grencsó (alto saxophone)
István Fekete (trumpet)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
István Baló (drums)

György Szabados with MAKUZ:
György Szabados (prepared piano, conductor)
Tamás “Kobzos” Kiss (vocal, hurdy-gurdy)
István Grencsó (woodwinds)
Mihály Dresch (woodwinds)
Tibor Szemző (bass flute)
István Fekete (trumpet)
Ferenc Kovács  (trumpet, violin)
István Tréfás  (violin)
Zsigmond Lázár (violin)
Ferenc Körmendy (viola)
Péter Horváth (cello)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Gábor Kiss (double bass)
István Baló (drums, vibraphone, marimba)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)

movie  Video recording – Part I.
movie  Video recording – Part II.
  Audio recording

1985, 25 Oct.

Solo concert during the “Steirischer Herbst”, Kammermusiksaal, Graz (A), performed compositions:
1) Koboz-zene (Koboz music)
2) Régi ima (Old prayer)
3) K-modellek (K models)
4) Tánczene (Danse music)

1985, 31 Oct.

Solo concert in Györi Jazz Klub, in Petőfi Sándor Művelődési Központ, Ifjúsági ház in Győr (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

1985, 8 Nov.

Second performance of the ballet “The Sons Turned into Stags (A szarvassá vált fiak)” by the troupe Győri Balett, choreography by Iván Markó, in the Győri Kisfaludy Színház, Győr (HU)

related_items  Composition: A szarvassá vált fiak (The Sons Turned into Stags)
related_items  Information where and when the composition and ballet were performed; LINER NOTES to the LP released in 1989 and photos
news_hu Flag_of_Finland  István J. Király’s interview with György Szabados: A mese él (Satu elää / The story lives), [In: Film, színház, muzsika 1985/22]
 A szarvassá változott fiak – article by Zsuzsa Kaán, Népszava,1985.11.14

1985, 27 Nov.

Solo concert in MÁV Művelődési Ház, Jazz Klub in Szolnok (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

audio
 info  Audience recording
  Article: Lemezbörzétől a koncertekig – Szolnok Megyei Néplap, 1986.01.31

1985, 26 Dec.

Kassák Christmas in the Kassák Klub, Budapest (HU

I)  György Szabados – Lajos Kathy-Horváth duo
György Szabados (piano)
Lajos Kathy-Horváth  (violin)

movie  Audience video recording
music  Audience recording

II)  György Szabados and the MAKUZ-Orchestra
1) Introduction by György Szabados

2) Regölés (Folk ritual in winter)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, pipe)
István Grencsó (alto saxophone)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet)
István Fekete (trumpet)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Tamás Geröly (percussion, drums)
Antal Faragó (percussion, drums)
István Baló (drums)

3) Mr. P.C. (by John Coltrane)

Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, pipe)
István Grencsó (alto saxophone)
Imre Héder (tenor saxophone)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)

István Baló (drums)
Antal Faragó (drums)
János Sramkó (drums)

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