– THE YEARLY CHRONICLES –

1991

  György Szabados’ essay about the renewal of the Hungarian  culture: Összeszedődés előtt (Vázlat), (In: Magyar Szemle, 2009. június  – Új Forrás 2013. november)

1991

Release of the LP: A Szent Főnixmadár Dürrögései (Rutting of the Sacred Phoenix Bird)  recorded on 15-16 November 1990 in the M-Studio of RTV Novi Sad (ex Yugoslavia)

audio info liner_notes GSPA1991F

1991, 2 Feb.

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

1991, 4 Feb.

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

1991, 9 Feb.

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

1991 Spring

Concert with MAKUZ (Sextet) in the Youth House (Ifjúsági Ház) in Szeged (H) as the closing performance of the event „Mr. Jazz és társai” (Mr. Jazz and his companions)
MAKUZ:
György Szabados (leader, piano, vocal-recital)
Mihály Dresch (woodwinds)
István Grencsó (woodwinds)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
plus maybe
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Tamás Geröly (drums, percussion)

audio info  Audience recording

1991, 14 March

Solo concert in the Petőfi Sándor Cultural Centre in Hódmezővásárhely (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

  Poster of the concert

1991, 12 April

Solo concert in the Youth Theatre of Zagreb (Zágrábi Ifjúsági Színház) (Biennale), Zagreb (HR)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

  A page from the Muzicki Informativni Centar referring to the concert on the 12th April 1991

1991, 16 April

Solo concert in the “Städtische Musikschule” in Aschaffenburg  (DE)

music  Audience recording
news_ge  Article by Ulfert Goeman about György Szabados in Jazz Forum No. 40/6 June 1991

1991, 28 June

Recording of the CD: A Szent Főnixmadár Dürrögései (Rutting of the Sacred Phoenix Bird) – live during the  Münster Jazz Festival (DE)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano – Steinway C model)

audio info liner_notes GSPA1991F  The CD was released in 1997: A Szent Főnixmadár Dürrögései – Koncert felvétel” Szabados és Tsa. Kkt. (Hungary) S 001

1991

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

1991, 10-12 Sept.

Recording of the CD Homoki zene (Sand Music) in the Szombathelyi Modern Képtár in Szombathely (HU)
György Szabados & MAKUZ:
György Szabados (leader, piano)
Róbert Benkő (cello, double bass)
Mihály Dresch Dudás (soprano saxophone, bass clarinet, blockflute)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)
István Grencsó (alto saxophone)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet, violin)
Attila Lőrinszky (double bass)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
Zsolt Vaskó (piccolo, blockflute, soprano saxophone, jew’s harp, flute)

audio info liner_notes GSA1991F  The CD: Homoki zene (Sand Music) was released in 1991, Adyton 005

1991, 22 Sept.

Solo concert in the Merlin Jazz Club in the Merlin Theatre, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

 Audience recording
info_hu  The poster of the concert
info_hu info_hu  Publicity of the Merlin Jazz Club, pages 1 & 2
info_hu info_hu  Poster of the series of concerts and the program, pages 1 & 2

1991, 28 Sept.

Solo concert – for opening the season in the MAKÁM Club
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

1991, 17 Oct.

Performing the composition: The Secret History of the Events (Az események titkos története) in the Auditorium Maximum of the Kossuth Lajos University in Debrecen (HU) 
Musicians:
György Szabados (prepared piano)
Tamás „Kobzos” Kiss (vocal)
Mihály Dresch (flute, bass clarinet, pipe)
István Grencsó (flute, alto clarinet, pipe)

related_items  Composition: The Secret History of the Events (Az események titkos története)
related_items  Information about where and when the composition was performed
news_hu news_en  Gábor Turi: A tribute to 1956, in  Jazz Forum No. 132, published 1992.
news_hu Gábor Turi : Zenei tisztelgés 1956 emléke előtt in Hajdú-bihari Napló, 1991

Musicians of MAKUZ are playing in the second part of the concert:
György Szabados (leader, piano)
Mihály Dresch (flute, bass clarinet, tenor saxophone)
István Grencsó (flute, alto clarinet, alto saxophone)
Ferenc Kovács (violin, trumpet)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Tamás Geröly (drums, percussion)

audio info  Audience recording of the complete performance

1991, 16 Nov.

Solo concert & MAKUZ concert in the Vigadó in Budapest (HU)

I. György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano) 

II: MAKUZ:
György Szabados (conductor, piano)
Tamás „Kobzos” Kiss (vocal)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
István Grencsó (reeds)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet, tuba)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet, violin)
Róbert Benkő (double bass, cello)
Tamás Geröly (drums, percussion)

 Video recording (incomplete) 
audio
 info  Audience recording (solo)

audio info  Audience recording (MAKUZ)
music  Audience recording (Solo & MAKUZ)
  Interview with György Szabados by Ádám Tóth: “A Magyar Királyi Udvari Zenekar a Vigadóban” published in Pesti műsor (weekly program magazin) 1991/46(Nov.15-21.) p.5.

1991, Oct., Nov., or Dec.

Release of the CD Sand music (Homoki zene) recorded  in the Szombathelyi Modern Képtár in Szombathely (HU), in 1991 September 10-12

audio info liner_notes GSA1991F

1992

 PDF Download PDF Download  Gábor Turi’s interview with György Szabados: Jazz – magyarul: Szabados György (Jazz – in Hungarian: György Szabados /Jazz – auf Ungarisch: György Szabados) in Magyar Napló, 1992

1992

Solo concert in Transylvania (today: RO)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

1992, 16 Feb.

Trio concert during the Festival Frei Improvisierter Musik, WABE in Berlin (DE)
Maggie Nicols – György Szabados – Johannes Bauer Trio:
Maggie Nicols (vocal)
György Szabados (piano)
Johannes Bauer (trombone)

  Poster of the festival

1992, 2 April

Concert with the Vents D’est Montanaro in the Concert Hall of the Slovakian Radio in Bratislava (SK)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Miquéu Montanaro (flute, galoubet tambourin)
Márta Sebestyén (vocal)
Tamás “Kobzos” Kiss (vocal)
Ghymes Ensemble
Gyöngyi Écsi
Alan Vitous
Csaba Ökrös (violine)
Vujicsics Ensemble

  Advertisement in the Új Szó, 31.03.1992

1992, 3 April

Concert with the Vents D’est Montanaro in the Cultural Centre of Galánta (SK)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Miquéu Montanaro (flute, galoubet tambourin)
Márta Sebestyén (vocal)
Tamás “Kobzos” Kiss (vocal)
Ghymes Ensemble
Gyöngyi Écsi
Alan Vitous
Csaba Ökrös (violine)
Vujicsics Ensemble

  Advertisement in the Új Szó, 31.03.1992

1992, 4 April

Concert with the Vents D’est Montanaro in the Cultural Centre of Párkány (Sturovo, SK)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Miquéu Montanaro (flute, galoubet tambourin)
Márta Sebestyén (vocal)
Tamás “Kobzos” Kiss (vocal)
Ghymes Ensemble
Gyöngyi Écsi
Alan Vitous
Csaba Ökrös (violine)
Vujicsics Ensemble

  Advertisement in the Új Szó, 31.03.1992

1992, 24 April to 16 May

Concert during the series of events ‘Celebration of Hungarian Jazz’ held in different towns in Hungary

news_en  Gábor Turi’s article: Jazz Celebration in  Jazz Forum No. 136, published 1992/5-6

1992, 1 May

Solo concert during the International Festival of Visual Arts (Mediawave Festival), in Győr-Novákpuszta Shooting range, Győr (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

Article by György Szabados about the 10th anniversary of the jazz initiative by the Youth House of Győr.
 Program booklet
 Announcement of the concert

1992, 12 May

Concert with MAKUZ in the Óbudai Társas Kör in Budapest (HU) – A contribution to the remembrance program of the poet József Bakucz
Musicians:
MAKUZ:
György Szabados (piano)
name of the other musicians is not known

1992, 11 July

Two concerts on this day during the Jazz Jamboree in Veszprém (HU)

I. Concert with MAKUZ in the Piarists’ church
György Szabados (piano)
name of the other musicians is not known

II. Szabados Sextet on the Open air stage of the Veszprém Culture Centre and Youth House:
György Szabados (piano)
name of the other musicians is not known

Poster of the event

1992, 14 Aug.

Solo concert in the Zentai Múzeum, Zenta (today Serbia)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

Poster of the concert

1992, 17 Oct.

Trio concert during the Budapest Autumn  Festival in the Petőfi Csarnok in Budapest (HU)
Szabados – Dresch – Lőrinszky Trio:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (bass clarinet, soprano saxophone)
Lőrinszky Attila (double bass)
The composition Tündérek (Fairies) was posthumously released on the CD: Szabad Egyensúlyok (Free Balances) in 2014

audio info  Audience recording 
audio info liner_notes GSA2014F  The  CD Szabad Egyensúlyok (Free Balances) was released in 2014  by GyőrFree Műhely

between 1992, 23 Oct. and 08 Nov.

A performance was scheduled during the KONSTANZER JAZZHERBST 1992 in Konstanz (DE). A talk was planned between György Szabados and Bert Noglik. Unfortunately, György Szabados could not attend the event; therefore, Bert Noglik held a lecture on him with musical excerpts.

1992, Nov.

Solo concert during the Improvised Music Festival in Berlin (DE)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

1993

Finishing the film about György Szabados: Jazzportrék II. Excerpts from concerts and interviews made between 1986 and 1993

  György Szabados –  DOCUMENTARY FRAGMENTS (Dokumentumtöredékek) 1993 MEDIAWAVE archives

1993

  Documentary film:  KISÖRSPUSZTA 1993 – MEDIAWAVE archives

1993

Music for the film “Valahol Közép-Európában” (Somewhere in Central Europe) – made by István Grencsó and Jenő Hartyándi, finished  in 1993

movie_hu  Valahol Közép-Európában (Somewhere in Central Europe)

1993

  György Szabados’ commentary: November (In: Magyar Szemle, 1993. 11. szám)

1993

Solo concert in Zenta (SR)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano) 

1993

Solo concert in Subotica (SR)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano) 

1993

Solo concert in the Academy of Music, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano) 

1993, 16 March

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

audio info  Audience recording

1993, 27 March

Solo concert in the Budapest Sportcsarnok during the XII. Országos Táncháztalálkozó (XII. Dance house reunion) in Budapest (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano) 

audio info BFLCover  A compilation CD: “Budapest Folk ’93 – Live” is released in 1993 with one track presenting part of the concert. By Etnofon ER-CD 004

1993, 01 April

Concert with MAKUZ & Duo with Félix Lajkó in the Academy of Music, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
I. MAKUZ:
György Szabados (leader, piano)
Mihály Dresch Dudás (flute, soprano saxophone, bass clarinet, pipe)
István Grencsó (flute, alto saxophone)
Zsolt Vaskó (flute, soprano saxophone, pipe, jew’s harp)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet, flugelhorn)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet)
Károly Friedrich (trombone)
Félix Lajkó (violin)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
István Baló (drums)
Tamás Geröly (drums, percussion)

II: György Szabados & Félix Lajkó Duo:
György Szabados (piano)
Félix Lajkó (violin)

audio info  Radio recording (two tracks)
music  Complete concert (Radio/Audience recordings)
movie  Video recording
movie_hu  A part of this concert is shown in the film made in 1994 by György Szabados & Zoltán Bicskei “…hanem ez a hatalmas égbolt… (but this endless canopy of the heavens)” between 41:51 – 48:56
  Poster of the concert

1993, 25 June

Solo concert in Noci (Region Bari) (IT)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano) 

1993, 2 Oct.

Solo concert during the Alpok-Adria International Jazz Festival, Nagykanizsa (HU). The concert was recorded by the Hungarian Radio and one track was broadcasted.
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

audio info  Radio recording

1993, 10 Oct.

MAKUZ performs during the Szeged Jazz Days 1993

1993, 19 Oct.

Trio concert in the Petőfi Csarnok (Petőfi Hall), Budapest (HU).
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (soprano saxophone, bass clarinet, pipes)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)

audio info  Audience recording

1993, 27 Oct.

Solo concert in the Magyar Ház (Hungarian House) in Berlin (DE)
György Szabados solo:

György Szabados (piano)

1993, 31 Oct.

György Szabados is guest of the program “MDR Kultur-Café: Literatur und Jazz” in the Pfeffermühle Club in Leipzig (DE). Live broadcasting by the Radio MDR KULTUR. Talking with the writer Gyula Kurucz and musical contribution by György Szabados.

music info_ge  Radio recording

1993 Autumn

Solo concert in Leipzig (DE)
György Szabados solo:

György Szabados (piano) 

1993 Autumn

Solo concert in Erfurt (DE)
György Szabados solo:

György Szabados (piano) 

1993 Autumn

Solo concert in Weimar (DE)
György Szabados solo:

György Szabados (piano) 

1993, 2 Nov.

Solo concert in Dessau (DE)
György Szabados solo:

György Szabados (piano) 

1993, 12 Nov.

Solo concert on the Etnofolk Színpad of the Almássy téri Szabadidőközpont, Budapest (HU)  The concert was filmed by  Szántó Ferenc and later shown on TV2 with the title “A Szent Főnixmadár dürrögései (Rutting of the Sacred Phoenix Bird)”
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

movie  Color TV video recording
audio info  Audience recording

Alternativ Black & White Version:
Released as “LOST FRAGMENTS” on MEDIAWAVE Regional Film und TV Archives
movie Black & white video / LOST FRAGMENTS

1993, 18 Nov.

Solo concert in the Aula of the Kossuth Lajos University in Debrecen (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano) 

  Poster of the concert
  Program leaflet of the concert

1994

  Dialogue between György Szabados and Zoltán Bicskei

1994

Film essay by and with György Szabados and Zoltán Bicskei

movie_hu  “…hanem ez a hatalmas égbolt… (but this endless canopy of the heavens/aber dieser unendliche Himmelsbaldachin)” 62 minutes with German/English subtitles
music  Soundtrack of the film
related_items  Information and data about the film 

1994, 7 Feb.

Interview by Edit Király with György Szabados, broadcasted in the Kossuth Rádió

music  Radio interview (in Hungarian language)
  Edit Király’s interview with György Szabados: Fényben, árnyékban – broadcasted in Kossuth Rádió (In: Magyar Szemle 1994.6.)

1994, 1 April

Trio concert in the Music Academy, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados Trio:
György Szabados (piano)
Dresch Mihály (reeds)
Geröly Tamás Sándor (drums, percussion)

news_hu  Announcement in the program magazine ’Pesti est’ 1994/12.(márc.17-23.) p.14.
news_hu  Announcement in the program magazine ’Pesti műsor’ 1994/13.(márc.31-ápr.6.) p.15.

1994, 25 May

Solo concert in the Haus Dacheröden in Erfurt (DE)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

1994, 27 May

Solo concert in the Thomas Mann Klub in Nordhausen (DE)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

1994, 29 May

Solo concert in the „Mon Ami” in Weimar (DE)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

1994, 31 May

Solo concert in „Magyar Ház” (Hungarian House) in Berlin (DE)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

1994, 16 July

Solo concert in Keszthely (HU)
György Szabados Solo:
Szabados György (prepared piano, piano)

1994, 6 Aug.

Solo concert during the II. Gyulai Vár Jazz Fesztivál, Gyula (HU)
György Szabados solo:
Szabados György (piano)

news_hu  Jazz a Várban – book about 20 years of Jazz Festivals in the Castle of Gyula – Article  about György Szabados: p. 142.

1994, 24 Sept.

Trio concert during the Debrecen Jazz Days (Debreceni Jazz Napok) in the Hotel Aranybika. The Szabados Trio was the 4th group out of five on that evening and was playing about 60 minutes, Debrecen (HU).
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (soprano saxophone, bass clarinet, pipes)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)

audio info  Audience recording

1994, 8 Oct.

Solo concert in the Montmartre Copenhagen Jazz-House, Copenhagen, (DK)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

audio info  Audience recording

1994, 8 Oct.

Recording of the CD „Elfelejtett énekek (Forgotten Songs)” during a concert in the Montmartre Copenhagen Jazz-House in Copenhagen (DK)
György Szabados Trio:
György Szabados (piano, vocal)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
Tamás Geröly (drums, percussion)

audio info liner_notes GSA1992B1  The CD is released in 1996: “Elfelejtett énekek (Forgotten Songs)” – Fonó Records FA 012-1

1994 Autumn

Roscoe Mitchell heard MAKUZ performing and sent the message that he was impressed and would like to play music with MAKUZ. His wish was fulfilled with the result of live recording on 7th October 1996, which music was
audio info liner_notes GSDA1996F  released in 1998 as a CD: “Jelenés (Revelation)” – Fonó Records FA-038-2

1994, Dec.

MAKUZ performs in the Petőfi Hall in Budapest (HU). The concert was recorded by the Hungarian Radio and one track was broadcasted.
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (soprano saxophone, bass clarinet, pipe)
Zsolt Vaskó (soprano saxophone, pipe)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet, violin)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
István Baló (drums)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)

audio info  Radio recording

1995

 PDF Download PDF Downloadnews_en  Jávorszky Béla Szilárd’s interview with György Szabados: Szabados György – A szent főnixmadár dürrögései (Ruttings of the Sacred Phoenix Bird / Brunftschreie des heiligen Phönix) [In: Kritika, 1st July 1995]

1995

 György Szabados, among others, answers László Hollós’ question in the article: A lélek elveszejtett kertje [In: https://epa.oszk.hu/00000/00005/00010/zona02.html]

1995, 14 Feb.

Solo concert in the Petőfi Hall, Budapest (HU), recorded by the Hungarian Radio. One track was broadcasted.
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

audio info  Radio recording
  Article by Sándor Nagy: Világsztárok Magyarországon  (IN: JazzMa, 2016, 16 May)

1995, 13 March

Quartet concert in the Youth House in Szeged (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Tamás Geröly (drums)

1995, 14 March

Trio concert in Szabadka (SR)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
Tamás Geröly (drums)

1995, 16 March

Trio Concert int he M-Studio in Novi Sad (SR)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
Tamás Geröly (drums)

1995, 24 April

 Letter from György Ligeti to Zoltán Bicskei about the CD Homoki Zene (Sand Music)  

1995, Spring

Duna TV: Asztaltársaság XIV : Vendégségben Szabados Györgynél – (Company at table XIV – As a guest of György Szabados in Nagymaros) – film made and broadcasted in 1995
Anchorman: Ferenc Temesi (writer)
Participants:
Zoltán Bicskei (graphic artist)
Dudás Mihály Dresch (musician)
György Erdélyi (performer)
Tamás Horváth (writer)
Szabados György

  Duna TV – Asztaltársaság XIV.

1995, 2 June

Solo concert in Zsögöd (RO)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

  Poster of the concert

1995, 23 July

Solo concert during the Gyulai Vár Jazz Fesztivál, in the castle of Gyula (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

news_hu  Articles in the book: Jazz a várban (2011)

1995, 15 Sept.

Performance of MAKUZ during the Festival Jazz in Kanizsa , improvisative Music in Magyarkanizsa (SR)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano, leader)
Johannes Bauer (trombone)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
Zsolt Vaskó (reeds)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet, violin)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Tamás Geröly (drums, percussion)
István Baló (drums, percussion)

movie  RTV Video recording
movie  alternativ Video recording
music  Audio recording
 About the festival by Attila Szabó Palócz: Zene, pénz és szervezés (In: Magyar Szó, 26. September 1995)
 Attila Szabó Palócz’ interview with György Szabados: Csak jazz és semmi más (In: Magyar Szó, 4 October 1995)
  Attila Szabó Palócz’ interview with György Szabados: A folytonosságban élni – Szabados György a kanizsai jazzfesztiválon (In: Magyar Szó, 28 November 1995)

1995, 17 Sept.

’Jazz and improvisative music’ MAKUZ performs in the Jogi Kar Díszterem of ELTE University  in Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano, leader)
Johannes Bauer (trombone)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
István Grencsó (reeds)
Zsolt Vaskó (reeds)
Félix Lajkó (violin)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet, violin)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Tamás Geröly (drums, percussion)
István Baló (drums, percussion)

  Poster of the concert

1995, 30 Sept.

Solo concert in the Music Academy in Budapest (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano) 

1995, 25 Oct.

Received the Anna Neufeld memorial award in Vác

1995, 27 Dec.

Performance of MAKUZ in the Fonó, Budapest (HU), without György Szabados  due to his illness
Musicians:
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
István Grencsó (reeds)
Félix Lajkó (violin)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet, violin)
Sándor Szabó (guitar)
Zoltán Krulik (guitar)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Tamás Geröly (drums, percussion)

news_hu  Gábor Turi’s article: Kézfogások a Fonóban [In: Film, Színház, Muzsika, 1996]