– THE YEARLY CHRONICLES –

1986

Writing a book together with Tamás Váczi; the book was published in 1990 in the no. 49 issue of the JAK-papers

news_hu  Book title: A zene kettős természetű fénye (The Dual Character of the Light of Music)
related_items
  Váczi Tamás

1986

Performance of the composition “Ceremony music in honour of our King, the Sun (Szertartászene királyunk, a Nap tiszteletére)” in the Vigadó, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados with MAKUZ:
György Szabados (prepared piano, conductor)
Vlagyimir Opancsar (flute)
Mihály Dresch (flute, bass clarinet, tenor saxophone)
István Grencsó (flute, alto clarinet, alto saxophone, pipe)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet, violin)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
István Tréfás (violin)
Ildikó Györei (violin)
Ferenc Körmendy (viola)
Péter Horváth (violoncello)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Gábor Kiss (double bass)
Tamás „Kobzos” Kiss (vocal, hurdy-gurdy)
Temás Geröly (percussion)
István Baló (percussion)

audio
 info  Audience recording
  Alternative recording (complete concert)
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

1986

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

1986

Solo concert and Jam Session with the Quintet in the Közgaz Jazz Klub, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

György Szabados Quintet:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (bass clarinet, tenor saxophone)
István Grencsó (clarinet, alto saxophone)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
István Baló (drums)

audio info  Audience recording
movie_hu  Video recording
movie_hu 
Jazz Portrets II – documentary fragments, film by György Czabán and Jenő Hartyándi – video showing excerpts from different concerts and interviews from 1986 on, finished in 1993

1986, 28 Jan.

ROFO-Concerts Aschaffenburg who has been promoting György Szabados in Western Europe published a new promotion wallet.

news_ge  Cover letter to the Wallet
news_ge  Wallet with promotional material

1986, 22 Feb.

MAKUZ concert in the Közgáz Jazz Klub, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados with MAKUZ:
György Szabados (piano, leader)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
István Grencsó (reeds)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
István Tréfás (violin)
Róbert Benkó (double bass)
Antal Faragó “Kázmér” (drums)

audio
 info  Audience recording

1986, 22 Mar.

First performance of Time-Music (Idő-zene) in the Academy of Music in Budapest as part of the Budapest Spring Festival. In 1986, the ISCM (International Society of Contemporary Music) held its general assembly in Budapest. For this occasion concert series were organized. This event intended to show the relation between contemporary music and jazz.
Played compositions:
1) Koboz-Music (Koboz-zene)
2) Time-Music (Idő-zene)
3) Peripheral concert (Periférikus concert)
Musicians:
1) György Szabados (prepared piano)
2) Classical String Orchestra (twelve-piece orchestra) conducted by György Szabados
3) Classical String Orchestra (twelve-piece orchestra), György Szabados (piano) plus six members of MAKUZ Orchestra

audio info  Audience recording (Very good quality!)
movie  Video audience recording – SOUND UPGRADED
related_items  Composition Time-Musik (Idő-zene)
related_items  György Szabados: compositions for string orchestra
liner_notes GSA1997F   see also LINER NOTES  to 1997 CD: “György Szabados: Time-Music (Idő-zene) & Bartók Béla: Divertimento & Román népi táncok (Rumanian Folk Dances)”

news_en  Gábor Turi’s article in Jazz Forum  No. 100, published 1986/3
news_hu  Tamás Váczi’s article in Film, színház, muzsika, 1986.04.26.”
news_hu  Gábor Turi’s article in Magyar Nemzet, 1986

news_hu  Gábor Turi’s article in Jazz, 1986/2

1986, 10 Apr.

Solo concert at the castle in Aschaffenburg (DE)
György Szabados Solo:
György Szabados (piano, prepared piano)

music  Audience recording
  Poster of the concert
 Hubert Bergmann’a essay: “Klang eines verschwundenen Kontinuums – Zur Aktualität des Wirkens von György Szabados”, published on his website 2016, 10 July
  Excerpts of Bergmann’s essay translated into Hungarian  (Egy letűnt kontinuum hangja) and published in Magyar Szemle, 2017, December 14 

1986, 13 Apr.

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

music  Audience recording
news_ge  Articles & Reviews

1986, 01 June

Duo concert with Mihály Dresch in the 2nd Daxberger Situation 1986
György Szabados-Mihály Dresch Duo:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)

audio
 info  Audience recording

news_ge  Articles & Reviews

  Poster of the event

1986, 18 July

György Szabados’s piano performance on the occasion of the inauguration of the Dezső Mészáros sculpture park in Szentendre (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

movie_hu  Video recording

  Article in the Pest Megyei Hirlap 1986.07.19

1986, 29 July to
8 August

György Szabados held lectures for students in the Tatabanya Jazz Camp

news_en  Gábor Turi’s short news in Jazz Forum  No. 102, published in 1986 

1986, 19 Oct.

Performance of the composition “Ceremony music in honour of our King, the Sun (Szertartászene királyunk, a Nap tiszteletére) in the Wiener Musik Galerie during the “Jazz op. 3” – The secret love of jazz for the European avant-garde”, Vienna (A)

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
news_ge  Article & Reviews
  Poster of the festival

1986, Oct.

Performance of the composition “Ceremony music in honour of our King, the Sun (Szertartászene királyunk, a Nap tiszteletére)” during  the Ljubljana Jazz Festival (ex Yugoslavia)

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

1986, Oct.

Performance of the composition “The Secret History of the Events (Az események titkos története), location not known (György Szabados referred to it in July 1996: “We have performed it several times, the last time on the 30th anniversary of 1956 in 1986; still behind closed doors by candlelight.”)

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

1986, 22 Nov.

Solo and quartet concert in the Egyetemi Színpad, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

Mihály Dresch Quartet:
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
? György Szabados (piano)
István Baló (drums)
Róbert Benkő (bass)

  Poster of the concert

1986, 05 Dec.

MAKUZ – live in the Bem Rakparti Jazz Klub, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados and the MAKUZ:
György Szabados (piano)
István Grencsó (saxophones, flute)
Mihály Dresch (saxophones, bass clarinet)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet, cornet)
István Tréfás (violin)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Antal Faragó (drums)

audio
 info  Audience recording

1986, 26 Dec.

Kassák Christmas – live in the Kassák Klub, Budapest (HU)
with MAKUZ and György Szabados – Mihály Dresch Duo plus Trio with drums:

I: György Szabados – Mihály Dresch Duo plus Trio with drums:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
István Baló (drums) or Antal Faragó (drums)

II: György Szabados MAKUZ as Octet:
György Szabados (piano)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
Mihály Dresch Mihály (reeds)
Attila Lőrinszky (double bass)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
István Baló (drums)
Antal Faragó (drums)

audio
 info  CD 1: Audience recording

audio
 info  CD 2: Audience recording

audio
 info  CD 3: Audience recording

music  
Audience recording  (the complete concert with the opening speech by György Szabados 2h:54′)

1987 – 1988

   Bert Noglik: György Szabados: Forgotten Songs  [In: Klangspuren – Wege improvisierter Musik, Verlag Neue Musik Berlin, 1990 page 10 – 38] 
 Bert Noglik – Elfelejtett énekek – Szabados György portréja (translation by Tibor Vadócz, in Alföld, 2010, Oct.)

1987

  György Szabados about the Ceremony music (Szertartászene királyunk, a Nap tiszteletére) – translated into German

1987

Text written to the composition “Time-Music (Idő-zene)” – later used as LINER NOTES for the CD released in 1997

related_items  Composition: Time-Musik (Idő-zene)
related_items  György Szabados: compositions for string orchestra
liner_notes  LINER NOTES
audio info GSA1997F  for the CD recorded and released in 1997: “György Szabados: Time-Music (Idő-zene) & Bartók Béla: Divertimento & Román népi táncok (Rumanian Folk Dances)”

1987

Concert in Prague (ex Czechoslovakia), not known whether solo concert or with an ensemble 

1987

MAKUZ performs during the International Jazz Federation Meeting, Budapest (HU)
Location and the name of musicians are not known

1987

MAKUZ performs durint the International Jazz Festival in the Youth Entertainment Park “Kamaraerdő” in Budapest (HU)
Name of musicians is not known

1987, 23 Mar.

Performance of the composition “Ceremony music in honour of our King, the Sun (Szertartászene királyunk, a Nap tiszteletére)”  in the Erkel Theatre in Budapest during the Budapest Spring Festival
Musicians: (15 piece orchestra) 

György Szabados (prepared piano, piano)
Opancsar Vlagyimir (flute)
István Grencsó (flute, bass clarinet)
Mihály Dresch (flute, bass clarinet, soprano saxophone)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet, violin)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
István Tréfás (violin)
Ildikó Györei (violin)
Ferenc Körmendi (viola)
Peter Horváth (violoncello)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Tamás „Kobzos” Kiss (vocal, hurdy-gurdy)
István Baló (vibraphon, percussion)
Tamás Geröly (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 performed

1987, between 26 – 29. March

Solo concert during the Eastern European Festival in Novi Sad (ex Yugoslavia)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

1987, 30 March

Solo concert in Ljubljana (ex Yugoslavia)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

 Concert Review [In: Glasbena mladina, 1987] ] in Slovenian  language
 Interview by Ivo Standek with György Szabados [In: Glasbena mladina, 1987] ] in Slovenian  language

1987, 08 Apr.

Solo concert  in the Apáczai Csere János college in Győr (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

audio  info CD 1  info  CD 2  Audience recording

The concert was filmed by Jenő Hartyándi and
movie_hu  later released with the title “LOST FRAGMENTS 2” in the MEDIAWAVE Regional Film und TV Archives
movie_hu
 Jazz Portrets II – documentary fragments, film by György Czabán and Jenő Hartyándi – video showing excerpts from different concerts and interviews from 1986 on, finished in 1993 and includes short excerpts from this concert.

info_hu  Poster of the concert

1987, 25 Apr.

Duo concert with Mihály Dresch and the MAKUZ – Live  in the Közgáz Jazz Klub, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados – Mihály Dresch Duo:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)

Makuz:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (tenor saxophone, bass clarinet)
István Grencsó (alto saxophone)
István Tréfás (violin)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Tamás Geröly (drums)

audio info  Audience recording (only MAKUZ)
audio info  Audience recording (only Szabados & Dresch Duo) 
music  Audience recording (complete concert)

1987, 17 May

Performance of the composition “Ceremony music in honour of our King, the Sun (Szertartászene királyunk, a Nap tiszteletére)” in the Theatre in Aschaffenburg
Musicians:
(13 piece orchestra – instead of 15 piece orchestra because two musicians could not get a visa for Germany. See the article by Ulfert Goemann)
György Szabados with MAKUZ:
György Szabados (prepared piano, piano)
Tamás „Kobzos” Kiss  (vocal, hurdy-gurdy)
Vlagyimir Opancsar (flute)
István Grencsó (flute, bass clarinet, saxophone)
Mihály Dresch (flute, bass clarinet, saxophone)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet, violin)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
István Tréfás (violin)
Ferenc Körmendy (viola)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Gábor Kiss (double bass)
István Baló (percussion)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)

related_items  Composition: Ceremony music in honour of our King, the Sun  (Szertartászene királyunk, a Nap tiszteletére)
related_items  Information about where and when the composition was performed
audio info  Audience recording
news_ge  Article of Ulfert Goemann, in Jazz Podium, 36/7 (July 1987)

1987, 29 May

MAKUZ  concert in the Bem Rakparti Jazz Klub, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano, leader)
Mihály Dresch (soprano saxophone, flute)
István Grencsó (alto saxophone, flute)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet)
István Baló (percussion)

audio info  Audience recording CD 1
audio info  Audience recording CD 2

1987

MAKUZ in the Kassák Klub, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano, leader)
Mihály Dresch (soprano saxophone, flute)
István Grencsó (alto saxophone, flute)
Zsolt Vaskó (piccolo, flute)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
István Tréfás (violin)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Attila Lőrinszky (double bass)
István Baló (percussion)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)

audio info liner_notes GSA1987F  In 2007 released on CD: Készülődés a csatára (Getting ready for the battle) GyőrFree Műhely HCD 347

1987, 21 June

Duo concert with Mihály Dresch in Szombathely (HU)
György Szabados-Mihály Dresch Duo:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)

audio info  Audience recording

1987, Aug.

Solo concert in  Művészetek Háza in Szekszárd (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

  Article by Zoltán Lemle: Szabados György zongoraestje – Tolna Megyei Népújság 1987.09.01

1987, Aug.

Performing with the MAKUZ orchestra during the  Kisőrspuszta Festival (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano, leader)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
István Grencsó (reeds)
István Tréfás (violin)
István Baló (drums)
Tamás Geröly (drums)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Attila Lőrinszky (double bass)

  FILM DOCUMENTATION: “KISŐRSPUSZTA 87” by Jenő Hartyándi

1987, 19 Sept.

Solo concert during the event Kollosionskurs in the Rote Fabrik in Zürich (CH)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

  Poster of the event

1987, 01 Oct.

First performance of the composition “Old Music (Régi zene) in the Puskás Művelődési Ház in Tatabánya (HU) during the Jubilee Festival of the town by the MAKUZ orchestra
The name of the 14 musicians is not known.

  Article by Éva Ádám: Ajándék a 40 éves városnak.

1987, 29 Oct.

MAKUZ performing during the Debrecen Jazz Days 87′ in the Theatre of the Művelődési Központ, Debrecen (HU)
Musicians:
MAKUZ and soloists:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (saxophone, flute)
István Grencsó (saxophone, flute)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet, violin)
István Tréfás (violin)
István Baló (drums, percussion)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)

audio info  Audience recording
news_en  Gábor Turi: Back on Schedule in Jazz Forum published in 1988/3

news_hu  Gábor Turi on the Festival in Jazz, 1988/1
info_hu  Debrecen Jazz Days program page

1987, 08 Nov.

Solo concert during the JAZZfest Berlin 87″ in Berlin (DE) – Matinee Concert in the  Musikinstrumenten-Museum
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

audio info  Radio recording

news_ge  Program booklet – page about György Szabados by Bert Noglik

1987, Nov.

Solo concert in Amsterdam (NL)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

1987, Nov.

Solo concert in Eindhoven (NL)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

1987, 01 Dec.

MAKUZ performs in the  Kassák Klub, Budapest (HU)
Name of the musicians is not known
Audio known to exist

1987, 08 Dec.

MAKUZ performs in the  Kassák Klub, Budapest (HU)
Name of the musicians is not known
Audio known to exist

1987, 15 Dec.

MAKUZ performs in the  Kassák Klub, Budapest (HU)
Name of the musicians is not known

1988

Writing of the essay Skatulyába zárt üstökösök (Who has seen a Comet locked in a box?) Published in Magyar Szemle, 2007, April]

 Skatulyába zárt üstökösök 
PDF Download news_ge  Wer hat schon einmal einen Kometen gesehen, der sich in eine Schachtel sperren ließ?
PDF Download  Who has seen a Comet locked in a box?

1988

 Peter Wolfgang Emter’s Interview with György Szabados: Einklang von Gefühl und Verstand [In: Jazz Podium No. 37/3 March 1988]

1988

 Interview by Mikola Németh Péter: Hiszen a levélben is benne van a fa (In: Napút 2003.5)

1988

György Szabados founded the club Szabad Zene Nyilvánossága (Public Presence of Free Music Club)

1988, 23 Feb.

MAKUZ performs in the Kassák Klub, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (woodwinds)
István Grencsó (woodwinds)
Zsolt Vaskó (woodwinds)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
István Tréfás (violin)
Tibor Antal (violin)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
István Baló (drums)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)


audio info  Audience recording

1988, 21 Mar.

Performance of the composition “A szarvassá vált fiak (The Sons Turned into Stags)” during the Budapest Spring Festival in the Petőfi Hall, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Károly Binder (piano)
Antal Lakatos (saxophone)
The name of the other musicians is not known

related_items  Composition: A szarvassá vált fiak (The Sons Turned into Stags)
related_items  Information about where and when the composition and the ballet were performed, plus LINER NOTES to the LP released in 1989 and photos of the Brochure
news_hu  István J. Király’s article: A Hídon túl – in Film, színház, muzsika 1988/20. (May 14) p.28.

1988, 25 May

Solo concert in the Great Concert Hall Octyabrsky in Leningrad, now St-Petersbourg (RUS)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

1988, June

 Study by Zoltán Bicskei: Szabados György elfelejtett éneke, in Életünk, 1988/6

1988, 4 June

Concert for the benefit of Transylvanian Hungarians – Solo concert & MAKUZ in the Youth Entertainment Park „Kamaraerdő”, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
I. György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

II. MAKUZ
György Szabados (piano)
the other musicians might be:
István Baló (percussion)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Mihály Dresch  (reeds)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)
István Grencsó (reeds)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet)
Attila Lőrinszky (double bass)
István Tréfás (violin)
Zsolt Vaskó (reeds)

 János Kőbányai: 1988 – in Kortárs, 1997. July
  Poster of the concert

1988, 26 June

Final concert of the event Open Music Workshop in Szombathely (HU)
Solo concert and MAKUZ
Musicians:
I. György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

II. MAKUZ
György Szabados (piano)
István Baló (percussion)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Mihály Dresch  (reeds)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)
István Grencsó (reeds)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet)
Attila Lőrinszky (double bass)
István Tréfás (violin)
Zsolt Vaskó (reeds)

audio info  Audience recording

1988, 24 July

Final concert of the Debrecen Jazz Days ’88, Debrecen (HU)
Solo concert & MAKUZ
I. György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

II. MAKUZ
Musicians:

György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
István Grencsó (reeds)

Johannes Bauer (trombone)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet)
Zsolt Vaskó  (reeds)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
István Tréfás (violin)

Name of other musicians are not known

audio info  Audience recording
audio info liner_notes GSA2014F  The composition Madarak (Birds) was released posthumously in 2014 on the CD: Free Balances (Szabad Egyensúlyok) – GyörFREE
news_en  Article by Gábor Turi in Jazz Forum published in 1988/3
news_en  Bert Noglik about the Debrecen Jazz Days in Jazz Forum No. 115, published in 1988
  István J. Király: Felfordított arány – in Film, színház, muzsika, 1988.08.13
 Picture of Makuz

1988, 6 or 7 Aug.

Solo concert during the Free Music Festival in Antwerpen (BE)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

  Poster of the concert

1988, 19 Aug.

Concert with MAKUZ during the Folk Music Festival in the Juhász Gyula Művelődési Ház, Szeged (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Name of the other musicians is not known

  Article: Népzenei fesztivál Szegeden – in Népszava, 1988.08.16

1988, 14 Oct.

Duo concert with István Kovács Tickmayer during the 10th Novi Sad Jazz Days (Studio-M) in Novi Sad (ex Yugoslavia)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano) 

Stevan Kovacs Tickmayer (piano)

audio info  Audience recording
  RTV Video recording
news_hu news_ge news_en  György Szabados – Zoltán Bicskei: A short conversation in Újvidék (Rövid beszélgetés Újvidéken/Ein kurzes Gespräch in Újvidék), TV interview after the concert (Újvidéki TV)

related_items
  Photo

1988, 25 Oct.

MAKUZ performs during the event of Szabad Zene Nyilvánossága Klub in the Kassák Klub, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (woodwinds)
István Grencsó (woodwinds)
Zsolt Vaskó (woodwinds)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
Tibor Antal (violin)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Attila Lőrinszky (double bass)
Tamás Geröly (drums, percussion)

audio info  Audience recording
 Gábor Turi’s article: A Szabad Zene Nyilvánossága (Szabados György és köre) in Magyar Nemzet, 1988

1988, 19 Nov.

MAKUZ performs for the 6th Assembly of the International Jazz Federation held in Budapest in the Concert Hall of the Music Academy, Budapest (HU)

news_en  Pawel Brodowski’s article about the event in Jazz Forum No. 115, published 1988
news_en  Gábor Turi announces the program of November in Jazz Forum published 1988/5
 Gábor Turi: A jazz a nyolcvanas években  – Magyar Nemzet, 1988
  Photos by Kata Kádár and short mention of the event in Film, színház, muzsika 1988.12.03

1988, 29 Nov.

Conversation between György Szabados and Gyula Kodolányi in the Kassák Klub, Budapest (HU)

audio  Audience recording

1988, 27 Dec.

Jazz Christmas with MAKUZ in the Kassák Klub, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano, leader)
Mihály Dresch (woodwinds)
István Grencsó (woodwinds)
Zsolt Vaskó (woodwinds)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
Ferenc Kovács (violin)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Attila Lőrinszky (double bass)
Tamás Geröly (drums, percussion)
István Baló (drums)
further:
Tamás Kobzos Kiss, Péter Éri, Michel Montanaro, László Süle

music  Audience recording
  Poster of the event

1989

Release of the LP “A szarvassá vált fiak (The Sons Turned into Stags)” recorded in March 1985 in the  Studio 22 of the Hungarian Radio, Budapest (HU), released by Hungaroton/Krém

audio info liner_notes GSP1985LPF    
related_items 
Composition: A szarvassá vált fiak (The Sons Turned into Stags)
related_items
 Information about where and when the composition and ballet were performed, plus LINER NOTES to the LP released in 1989 and photos of the Brochure

1989

 György Szabados’ words about the improvisativ music – excerpt from a recording in Hungarian – place and time of recording is not known
 György Szabados’ words about the improvisativ music – excerpt from a recording in Hungarian – place and time of recording is not known

1989

Interview and perhaps Concert in the Jazz Klub of the Apáczai Csere János College, Győr (HU)

movie_hu  Documentary Fragments 1993

1989, 21 Feb.

Concert with MAKUZ in the Kassák Klub, Budapest (HU) during the event of Szabad Zene Nyilvánossága Klub
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano, vocal)
Mihály Dresch (woodwinds)
István Grencsó (woodwinds)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Attila Lőrinszky (double bass)
Tamás Geröly (drums)

audio info  Audience recording

1989, 28 Feb.

Concert in the Madách Imre Művelődési Központ in Vác (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
The name of the musicians in the ensemble is not known


  Poster of the concert

1989, 21 March

Jazz podium of the Hungarian Radio – evening with the composer György Szabados, organized by the Hungarian Radio and Vigadó in the Pesti Vigadó, Budapest (HU).

I.  Duo piano concert
II. Composition: Initiation (Beavatás)  

III. Composition: Time-Music (Idő-zene)
Musicians:
I.  György Szabados & István Tickmayer Kovács Duo:
György Szabados (piano)
István Tickmayer Kovács (piano)

II.  György Szabados & MAKUZ
III. Classical String Orchestra plus members of MAKUZ conducted by György Szabados

related_items  Composition:  Time-Musik (Idő-zene)
related_items  Composition:  Initiation (Beavatás)  

related_items  György Szabados – compositions for string orchestra
liner_notes GSA1997F  see also LINER NOTES  to the  CD released in 1997: “György Szabados: Time-Music (Idő-zene) & Bartók Béla: Divertimento & Román népi táncok (Rumanian Folk Dances)”

  István J. Király’s article “Időzene”, published in “Film, színház, muzsika 1989/20. (20 May) p.18.
 Poster of the concert

1989, 03 April

Spontaneous solo concert on the Danube in Nagymaros during a large demonstration against a planned hydroelectric power plant

 Nick Thorpe, journalist and filmmaker writes about this event in his book: The Danube – a journey upriver from the Black Sea to the Black Forest (Yale University Press New Haven and London, 2014).
  Pictures of the demonstration

1989, 25 April

Concert with MAKUZ in the Kassák Klub, Budapest (HU) within a session of the formation Szabad Zene Nyilvánossága Klub
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano, voice)
Mihály Dresch (soprano & tenor saxophones, flute, piccolo flute, pipes, unique reeds)
István Grencsó (alto saxophone, clarinet)
Zsolt Vaskó (flute, piccolo flute, jew’s harp)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet)
Róbert Benkő (cello)
Attila Lőrinszky (double bass)
István Baló (drums)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)

info_hu  Poster of concert

1989, 26 April

Concert with MAKUZ within a session of the formation Szabad Zene Nyilvánossága in the Teachers College Apáczai Csere János, Győr (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano, voices)
Mihály Dresch (soprano & tenor saxophones, flute, piccolo flute, pipes, unique reeds)
István Grencsó (alto saxophone, clarinet)
Zsolt Vaskó (flute, piccolo flute, jew’s harp)
Miklós Máló (trumpet)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet)
Róbert Benkő (cello)
Attila Lőrinszky (double bass)
István Baló (drums)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)

audioinfo  Audience recording
movie  Audience video recording
info_hu  Program poster (3 pages)

1989, 25 May

Solo concert – Jazz evening in the Petőfi Sándor Városi Művelődési Központ in Győr (HU)
Guest: György Szabados
Talk show – host of the evening: Péter Szigeti
Selection of LP-s and videos of Szabados concerts and concert
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

1989, 27 May

Solo concert during the XI. Videoton Interjazz Festival in the Vörösmarty Theatre in Székesfehérvár (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

  Article by József Márkus: Interjazz – in Jazz Magazin, 198/2 and a later reminiscence of the  XI. Videoton Interjazz Fesztivál in Székesfehérvár, 26.-27 May 1989 in JazzMa 2nd February 2013

 
Further contribution by József Márkus to the XI. Videoton Interjazz Fesztivál, additional documents he found later – in JazzMa 16 February 2013

1989, 07 June

Solo concert in the Petőfi Művelődési Központ in Hódmezővásárhely (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

audio info  Audience recording

movie  Audience video recording

1989, 15 July

MAKUZ concert with Johannes Bauer during the International Jazz Festival ’89 in the Youth Entertainment Park “Kamaraerdő”, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Johannes Bauer (trombone)
Mihály Dresch (woodwinds)
István Grencsó (woodwinds)
Zsolt Vaskó (woodwinds)
Miklós Máló (trumpet)
István Tréfás (violin)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Attila Lőrinszky (double bass)
Tamás Geröly (drums)
István Baló (drums)

audio info  Audience recording
movie  Audience video recording  (excerpt of the performance)
  Article about György Szabados published in the festival’s booklet
  Photo of MAKUZ
news_en  Gábor Turi’s article: Pest Fest in Jazz Forum, 1989/5
 Program of the Kamaraerdő Int. Jazz Festival 14th – 16th July, 1989, Budapest (HU) – (2 pages)
 Program of the festival

1989, 16 July

Concert with Trio – Live at Kamaraerdő Jazzfestival 89, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados Trio:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (saxophone)
Attila Lőrinszky (double bass)

news_en  Gábor Turi in Jazz Forum, 1989/5
 Festivalprogram

1989, 09 Nov.

First performance of the Dance Opera – Music Drama: The Governor’s Death (A kormányzó halála) in Brest (F)
Idea & Music: György Szabados
Text and Poems: Gyula Kodolányi – poems in Hungarian
Choreography and stage setting:  Josef Nadj with Company: Theatre JEL

Musicians:
György Szabados with MAKUZ Orchestra:
György Szabados (piano)
Tamás “Kobzos” Kiss (vocal)

István Grencsó (saxophon, flute, clarinet)
Mihály Dresch (saxophon, flute, bass clarinet)
Zsolt Vaskó (flute, piccolo)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
Róbert Benkő (bass)
Attila Lőrinczky (bass)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)
István Baló (percussion)

related_items  Composition: A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death)
related_items  Information where and when the composition was played 

movie  Video of the performances (excerpt)
music  Audience recording (excerpt)
 Text of the opera by Gyula Kodolányi [In: Hitel, 1989, special issue, p 17-19]

 Gyula Kodolányi’s essay about the creation of the opera [In Hitel 1990 No. 3 p. 29-33]
 Kodolányi Gyula
related_items  Nadj Josef

1989, Nov. or Dec.

Performing the Dance Opera – Music Drama: The Governor’s Death ( A kormányzó halála ) in Douai (F)
Idea & Music: György Szabados
Text and Poems: Gyula Kodolányi – poems in Hungarian
Choreography and stage setting:  Josef Nadj with Company: Theatre JEL
Musicians:
György Szabados with MAKUZ Orchestra:
György Szabados (piano)
Tamás “Kobzos” Kiss (vocal)
István Grencsó (saxophon, flute, clarinet)
Mihály Dresch (saxophon, flute, bass clarinet)
Zsolt Vaskó (flute, piccolo)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
Róbert Benkő (bass)
Attila Lőrinczky (bass)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)
István Baló (percussion)

related_items  Composition: A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death)
related_items  Information where and when the composition was played

 Text of the opera by Gyula Kodolányi [In: Hitel, 1989, special issue, p 17-19]
 Gyula Kodolányi’s essay about the creation of the opera [In Hitel 1990 No. 3 p. 29-33]
 Kodolányi Gyula
related_items  Nadj Josef

1989, 06 Dec.

Performing the Dance Opera – Music Drama: The Governor’s Death (La mort de l’empereur)( A kormányzó halála ) in Orleans (F)
Idea & Music: György Szabados
Text and Poems: Gyula Kodolányi – poems in Hungarian
Choreography and stage setting:  Josef Nadj with Company: Theatre JEL
Musicians:
György Szabados with MAKUZ Orchestra:
György Szabados (piano)
Tamás “Kobzos” Kiss (vocal)
István Grencsó (saxophon, flute, clarinet)
Mihály Dresch (saxophon, flute, bass clarinet)
Zsolt Vaskó (flute, piccolo)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
Róbert Benkő (bass)
Attila Lőrinczky (bass)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)
István Baló (percussion)

related_items  Composition: A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death)
related_items  Information where and when the composition was played
  Video recording
  Audio recording from the video
movie_hu  part of the performance can be seen in the movie made 1994 by Szabados György & Bicskei Zoltán “…hanem ez a hatalmas égbolt… (but this endless canopy of the heavens)” between 48:56 – 58:10 sec.
 Text of the opera by Gyula Kodolányi [In: Hitel, 1989, special issue, p 17-19]
 Gyula Kodolányi’s essay about the creation of the opera [In Hitel 1990 No. 3 p. 29-33]
 Kodolányi Gyula
related_items  Nadj Josef

1990

  Publishing of a book written in 1986 by György Szabados & Tamás Váczi: A zene kettős természetű fénye (The Dual Character of the Light of Music). No. 49 of the series of publications of the JAK (József Attila Kör).

related_items
 Tamás Váczi 

1990

Gyula Kodolányi’s study:  A kormányzó halála [In: Hitel, 1990/3 p. 29-32]

1990

Talk between Péter Szigeti and György Szabados in the Ifjúsági Ház, Győr (HU)

movie_hu  Documentary Fragments 1993 between 43:08′ – 46:02′

1990

MAKUZ performs in  the Cologne Philharmony in Cologne (DE)
Name of the musicians is not known

1990, Spring

Solo concert during the Festival Muzika Danas/Musica Today, in Studio M, Novi Sad (ex Yugoslavia, now Serbia)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

1990, 17 Jan.

Interview with György Szabados by Péter Pallai for the BBC Radio, broadcasted 11.02.1990

music  Interview in Hungarian

1990, 03 March

Performing together with Miquéu Montanaro in the Almássy téri Szabadidő Központ in Budapest for Miquéu Montanaro’s projekt Vent’s Est, where jazz and folk musicians played together. The concert was recorded and released in 1990 as LP: “MONTANARO – Vents D’Est, Keleti Szél”

audio Montanaro  MONTANARO – Vents D’Est, Keleti Szél, LP PEKKE mg 1990

1990, 30 May
1990, 31 May
1990, 01 June

Performing the Dance Opera – Music Drama:  “A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death/ La mort de l’empereur)”  in the Rode Zaal, Singelploeg in Antwerpen (B)
Idea & Music: György Szabados

Text and Poems: Gyula Kodolányi – poems in Hungarian
Choreography and stage setting:  Josef Nadj with the company: Theatre JEL
Musicians:
MAKUZ orchestra:
György Szabados (piano, leader)
Tamás “Kobzos” Kiss (vocal)
István Grencsó (saxophone, flute, clarinet)
Mihály Dresch (saxophone, flute, bass clarinet)
Zsolt Vaskó (flute, piccolo)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
István Tréfás (violin)

Róbert Benkő (bass)
Attila Lőrinszky (bass)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)
István Baló (percussion)

related_items  Composition: A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death/ La mort de l’empereur)
related_items  Information about where and when the composition and the ballet were performed

1990, June

Performing the Dance Opera – Music Drama : “A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death/ La mort de l’empereur)”  in Salzburg (A)
Idea & Music: György Szabados
Text and Poems: Gyula Kodolányi – poems in Hungarian
Choreography and stage setting:  Josef Nadj with the company: Theatre JEL
See all details about the musicians above, under the performance of May 1990

related_items  Composition: A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death/ La mort de l’empereur)
related_items  Information about where and when the composition and the ballet were performed

1990, June

Performing the Dance Opera – Music Drama – “A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death/ La mort de l’empereur)”  in Lievin (F)
Idea & Music: György Szabados
Text and Poems: Gyula Kodolányi – poems in Hungarian
Choreography and stage setting:  Josef Nadj with the company: Theatre JEL
See all details about the musicians above, under the performance of May 1990

related_items  Composition: A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death/ La mort de l’empereur)
related_items  Information about where and when the composition and the ballet were performed
movie  Video recording
  Audio recording from the video

1990, 12 June
1990, 13 June
1990, 14 June
1990, 15 June
1990, 16 June

Performing the Dance Opera -Music Drama : “A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death/ La mort de l’empereur)” in the Theatre de la Ville in Paris (F).
Idea & Music: György Szabados
Text and Poems: Gyula Kodolányi – poems in Hungarian
Choreography and stage setting:  Josef Nadj with the company: Theatre JEL
See all details about the musicians above, under the performance of May 1990
 
related_items
  Composition: A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death/ La mort de l’empereur)
related_items  Information where and when the composition and the ballet were performed
audio info  Audience recording
  Video recording (excerpt)
  Conversation on The Governor’s Death with György Szabados and Gyula Kodolányi in the TV2, Budapest (HU) on the 31 December 1990 with excerpts of the performance
 Poster of the performance

1990, 15 July

Solo concert during the Kamaraerdő International Jazz Festival, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

info_hu info_en  Program of the festival in  Kamaraerdő 13th – 15th July, 1990, (3 pages)

1990, 4 Aug.

Performing the Dance Opera – Music Drama: “A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death/ La mort de l’empereur)” during the Internationales Sommertheater in Hamburg (DE)
Idea & Music: György Szabados
Text and Poems: Gyula Kodolányi – poems in Hungarian
Choreography and stage setting:  Josef Nadj with the company: Theatre JEL
See all details about the musicians above, under the performance of May 1990

related_items  Composition: A kormányzó halála (The Governor’s Death/ La mort de l’empereur)
related_items  Information where and when the composition and the ballet were performed
  Klaus Witzelin: Ein Glanzlicht zum Festival-Abschluss in Hamburger Morgenpost  1990, August 6

1990 Autumn

Duo performance with Mihály Dresch in the Théatre du Chatelet, Paris, during the Paris Autumn Festival (F)
György Szabados-Mihály Dresch duo:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (wind instruments)

1990 Autumn

Most probably: Duo performance with Mihály Dresch in Chateauvallon (FR), near Toulon
György Szabados-Mihály Dresch duo:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (wind instruments)

1990, 15 – 16 Nov.

Recording of the LP: A Szent Főnixmadár Dürrögései (Rutting of the Sacred Phoenix Bird) in the M-Studio, RTV in Novi Sad (now Serbia)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

audio info liner_notes GSP1991LPF  The LP is released in 1991: A Szent Főnixmadár dürrögései (Rutting of the Sacred Phoenix Bird), Adyton 004
  Ernő Király’s article: A Fekete zongora. Szabados György zenei estje az M studióban –  in Magyar Szó 1990.11.22

1990, 17 Nov.

Solo concert in the M-Studio, RTV Novi Sad (now Serbia)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

  Ernő Király’s article: A Fekete zongora. Szabados György zenei estje az M studióban –  in Magyar Szó 1990.11.22
    Posters of the concert

1990, 31 Dec.

  Conversation on The Governor’s Death with György Szabados and Gyula Kodolányi in the TV2, Budapest (HU)