– THE YEARLY CHRONICLES –

1996

Release of the CD “Elfelejtett énekek (Forgotten Songs)” – Fonó Records FA 12-01, recorded in 1994, 8 October in Copenhagen (DK)

audio info liner_notes GSA1992B1

1996

 Reflection about the New Year: Újév – új év (In: Magyar Szemle, 1996 1st issue)

1996

Performance of MAKUZ during the 25th Debrecen Jazz Days in Debrecen (HU)

news_hu  Review by Gábor Turi in Hajdú-bihari Nap, 1996

1996, Apr.

A television series of 20 parts starts with the title: Road to the future (Út a jövőnkbe) in Duna Television (HU).

Part 1:
  A conversation with Dr. János Balogh and György Szabados, host: Zsolt Szabó László

1996, 10 Apr.

Trio concert in the Petőfi Sándor Cultural Centre, Győr (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch “Dudás” (tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, bass clarinet)
Tamás Geröly (drums, percussion)

info_hu  Poster of the concert

1996, 27 Apr.

Trio concert in the Fonó Budai Music House in Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Mihály Dresch “Dudás” (tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, bass clarinet)
Tamás Geröly (drums, percussion)

1996, 5 May

Solo concert during the Bodensee Festival in Friedrichshafen (DE)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

1996, 6 July

Solo concert during the Békéstarhosi Zenei Napok in Békéstarhos (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

1996, July

 PDF Download PDF Download  Interview of Jávorszky Béla Szilárd: Szabados György – Elfelejtett énekek (Forgotten Songs / Vergessene Lieder) [In: Népszabadság, 1996, July 22] 

1996, 7 Oct.

Recording of the music for the CD „Jelenés (Revelation)” with the contribution of Roscoe Mitchell in the Thália Theatre in Budapest (HU) during the Autumn Festival. The CD will be released in 1998 by Fonó Records.
Musicians:
The members of MAKUZ:

György Szabados (leader, piano, chanting)
Roscoe Mitchell (alto saxophone)

Mihály Dresch Dudás (tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone, bass clarinet)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet, violin)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)

István Baló (drums, percussion)
Tamás Geröly (drums, percussion)

audio info liner_notes GSDA1996F  The CD „Jelenés (Revelation)” will be released in 1998 by Fonó Records (Hungary) FA-038-2

1996, 23 Oct.

Recording of the composition: “The Secret History of the Events (Az események titkos története)” in the Fonó Budai Zeneház, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (prepared piano)
Tamás “Kobzos” Kiss (vocal)
Mihály Dresch (flute, bass clarinet)
Zsolt Vaskó (flute, bass clarinet)

  TV Documentation about the composition: Az események titkos története (The Secret History of the Events)
related_items  The composition: The Secret History of the Events (Az események titkos története)
related_items  Information where and when the composition was played
audio info liner_notes GSA1999DB  Released in 1999 on double CD: CD1: The Secret History of the Events (Az események titkos története) (1996) & CD2: The Sons Turned into Stags (A szarvassá vált fiak) (1985) – Fonó Records FA-068-2

1997

Release of the CD “A Szent Főnixmadár Dürrögései (Rutting of the Sacred Phoenix Bird)” recorded live during the Münster Jazz Festival (DE) in 1991 June 28

audio info liner_notes GSPA1991F A Szent Főnixmadár Dürrögései – Koncert felvétel  (Szabados és Tsa. Kkt. [Hungary] S 001)
  Advertisement of the release

1997

 Interview with György Szabados by Sándor Pásztor: A világ újrateremtése (The new Creation of the World) (In: Magyar Szó, 1997, November 28)

1997

 1 százalék (1 %) – thoughts of György Szabados in his own column in the magazine Magyar Szemle, 1997. 1-2.

1997

  Essay of György Szabados: Akusztika és zene (Acoustic and music) (In: Magyar Szemle, 1997. 7-8.)

1997 or 1998

Trio concert – date and place are not known
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
István Baló (drums, percussion)

audio info  Audience recording

1997

Concert in Novi Sad (SR) – not known whether solo concert or with an ensemble

1997, 27 Jan.

Solo concert to celebrate the Day of Hungarian Culture in the Kaffka Grammer School in Budapest (HU).
György (Szabados solo:
György Szabados piano)

1997, 15 Feb.

Duo concert with Éva Kanalas (vocal) in the Fonó Music Hall, Budapest (HU) – it is known that an audio recording of the concert exists.
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Éva Kanalas (vocal)

  Note about the Duo

1997, 21 April

Solo concert in the Szeged Youth House, Szeged (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

  Portrait film about György Szabados, directed by László Vági – filmed by the end of the 90s. The shooting took place in a coffee house in Szeged and in Szabados’s home in Nagymaros; the solo was recorded during above concert

1997, April – 1998, January

A television series of 20 parts starts with the title: Future taken from the Past / Die Zukunft entliehen aus der Vergangenheit (Múltból vett jövő) to continue the series of previous year (Road to the future – Út a jövőnkbe) in Duna Television (HU).

Part 2:
 DUNA TV 1997/98: Future taken from the Past / Die Zukunft entliehen aus der Vergangenheit (Múltból vett jövő). Host: Szabó László Zsolt, in conversation with: Dr. János Balogh & György Szabados 

1997, 28 April – 3 May

The Szabados Trio performs during the Mediawave festival in Győr (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados (piano)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
István Baló (drums, percussion)

  Béla Jávorszky Szilárd’s article: Repedések – Győri jazz [In Népszabadság, May 1997] 

1997, 13 May

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

audio info  Audience recording
  Poster of the concert

1997, 07 – 13 June

Recording of the CD: ‘György Szabados: Time-Music (Idő-zene) & Bartók Béla: Divertimento & Román népi táncok (Rumanian Folk Dances)’ in the studio of Fonó Music Hall, Budapest (HU)
With the contribution of the Academy Soloists Chamber Orchestra (Akadémiai Szólisták Kamarazenekara):
György Szabados (musical director)
Ferenc Kovács (concert master)
Gábor Szabó (I. violin)
Gábor Csonka (I. violin)
Anikó Kovács (I. violin)
Zsuzsa Vince (I. violin)
Viktor Uhrin (I. violin)
Judit Zámbó (II. violin)
Katalin Zakar (II. violin)
Éva Túri (II. violin)
Dóra Nagymengyi (II. violin)
István Raincsák (viola)
Jutas Jávorka (viola)
István Polonyi (viola)
Miklós Oláh (cello)
Ágnes Nagy (cello)
Szilvia Lantos (cello)
Vilmos Buza (double bass)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Lóránt Patay (double bass)

audio info liner_notes GSA1997F  The CD is released in 1997: “György Szabados: Time-Music (Idő-zene) & Bartók Béla: Divertimento & Román népi táncok (Rumanian Folk Dances)”  Fonó Records (Hungary) FA-034-2
related_items  Composition “Time-Musik (Idő-zene)”
related_items  Information about György Szabados’ string Orchestra compositions

1997, 10 July

Solo concert in the Galerie Arcis in the Nádasdy Castle, on the occasion of the opening of the painter Béla Szilárdi’s exhibition in Sárvár (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

  Article published in the daily newspaper Vas Népe, 12. July 1997

1997, 12 Sept.

Improvisation during the Jazz and Improvised Music Festival Kanjiza (SR) with the Theatar JEL (Nagy József))
Musicians:
Gyögy Szabados (piano)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Tamás Geröly (drums, percussion)

  László Bihari about the event in Magyar Hírlap 1997. October
related_items  Essay by Nagy József: “JEL színház” published online at .zetna.org (Year unknown)

1997, 13 Sept.

Trio concert during the Jazz and Improvised Music Festival Kanjiza (SR)
Musicians:
Gyögy Szabados (piano)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
Tamás Geröly (drums, percussion)

1997, 26 Nov.

Duo concert with Lajos Kathy Horváth on the Egyetemi Szinpad in Budapest (HU)
György Szabados – Lajos Kathy Horváth Duo:
György Szabados (piano)
Lajos Kathy Horváth (violin)

1998

Release of the CD: György Szabados & Roscoe Mitchell: Jelenés (Revelation) – Fonó Records FA-038-2

audio info liner_notes GSDA1996F

1998

 Flag_of_Finland  György Szabados: Egy el nem vágyódó zeneszerző (Thoughts about the musician Ernő Király) [In: Magyar Szemle, June, 1998]  

1998

Concert in Subotica (SR) – not known if it was a solo concert or a concert with ensemble.

1998, 24 Feb.

Lecture by György Szabados: The music yesterday and today – within a series of lectures about the Hungarian culture: “On the Trails of the Stag” in the university KLTE in Debrecen/Hungary

  Poster of the event
  Poster of the series of lectures

1998, 14 March

Program with the title “Talpra magyar” to honour the revolution of 1848 in the Fonó Budai Music House in Budapest (HU) 
György Szabados with the Jánosi Ensemble:
György Szabados (piano)
plus unknown Members of the Jánosi Ensemble

1998, 3 Apr.

Trio concert in the Marble Hall of the Hungarian Radio, Budapest (HU). The concert was recorded by the Radio and broadcasted later
György Szabados Trio:
György Szabados (piano, vocal)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
István Baló (drums, percussion)

audio info  Radio recording

1998, 27 May

Lecture with the title: A ritmus esztétikája (Aesthetics of the rythm) is held in the Dominikánus Ház in Pécs (HU), followed by a solo concert
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

1998, 26 June

Solo, Trio & MAKUZ concert in the Fonó Buda Music House, Budapest (HU)
Musicians:
György Szabados Solo:
György Szabados (piano)

György Szabados Trio:
György Szabados (piano)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
István Baló (drums, percussion)


György Szabados & Makuz:

György Szabados (leader, piano, voice)
Mihály Dresch (soprano saxophone, bass clarinet)
Zsolt Vaskó (soprano saxophone, jew’s-harp, piccolo, alto saxophone, flute)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet, fluegelhorn)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
István Baló (drums)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)


movie  Audience video recording
music  Audience recording

1998, 3 Aug.

Lecture by György Szabados in Velem during an educational summer camp about the subjects music and freedom (HU)

 T. Merklin: Interview with György Szabados: Music is the language of the Cosmos (A zene a kozmosz nyelve) [In: Vas Népe, 1998. augusztus 6]
  Article about the summer camp in the daily newspaper Vas Népe, 4. August 1998

1998, 19 – 21 Nov.

Recording of the CD: Az idő múlása (Time Flies) in the Hungaroton Studio, Budapest (HU)
György Szabados (piano)


audio info liner_notes GSDA2001F  The CD is released in 2000: Az idő múlása (Time Flies) – November Music (UK, GB) NVR 20022-2
 Notes from Ferenc Bognár 

1999

  Publishing of the New Grove Dictionary of Jazz in two volumes, a second edition will be published in 2002 in three volumes (by Oxford University Press)  

1999

Release of a double CD by Fonó Records FA-068-2:

CD1: The Secret History of the Events (Az események titkos története) recorded during the concert on 23rd October 1996 in the Fonó Budai Zeneház, Budapest (HU)

CD2: The Sons Turned into Stags (A szarvassá vált fiak) –  remaster of a recording  in March 1985 in the Studio 22 of the Hungarian Broadcasting Company, Budapest (HU). First released in 1989 as LP: “A szarvassá vált fiak (The Sons turned into Stags) 

audio info liner_notes GSA1999DB
related_items  Composition: The Secret History of the Events (Az események titkos története)
related_items  Information where and when the composition was played
audio info liner_notes GSP1985LPF  First released 1989 as LP: “A szarvassá vált fiak (The Sons Turned into Stags) (1985) – Krém SLPX 37215”

related_items  Composition: A szarvassá vált fiak (The Sons Turned into Stags)
related_items  Information where and when the composition and ballet were performed, plus LINER NOTES to the 1989 LP release and photos of the brochure

1999, 6 July

MAKUZ performs in the Marble Hall of the Hungarian Radio, Budapest (HU) on the occasion of the 60th birthday of György Szabados.
Musicians:
MAKUZ orchestra:
György Szabados (leader, piano)
Mihály Dresch (soprano saxophone, bass clarinet, kaval)
Zsolt Vaskó (alto saxophone, soprano saxophone, jew’s harp, flute)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
Ferenc Kovács (trumpet, violin)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
István Baló (drums)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)

audio info  Radio recording
movie_hu  
TV broadcasting
movie_hu  A tribute to György Szabados on the occasion of his 60th birthday by Mihály Dresch Quartet, Kathy Horváth Lajos jr., Dresch – Jávori Duo, Grencsó – Benkő Duo.
news_ge  Géza Gábor Simon: György Szabados to his 60th Birthday (In: Jazz Live, #124 (1999)
news_hu  Gábor Turi: Szabados Gyögy és kora (In: Napi Magyarország, 1999)

1999, 25 Oct.

Trio concert in the Művészetek Háza in Szekszárd
György Szabados (piano)
the name of the other two musicians is not known

1999, Nov.

Recording of the soundtrack composed by György Szabados for the fiction film directed by Zoltán Bicskei: Nagyapáti Kukac Péter mennybemenetele (Péter Kukac from Nagyapát is going to heaven) in the Fonó Budai Zeneház in Budapest (HU)
Musicians:

György Szabados Solo:
György Szabados (piano)

MAKUZ orchestra
Szabados György (leader, piano)
Mihály Dresch (reeds)
Zsolt Vaskó (reeds)
Miklós Mákó (trumpet)
Ferenc Kovács (violin, zither)
Róbert Benkő (double bass)
István Baló (drums)
Tamás Geröly (percussion)

music  Recording of Szabados solo
music  Recording of MAKUZ & musicians
movie_hu  Fiction film directed by Zoltán Bicskei and released in 2000: Nagyapáti Kukac Péter mennybemenetele (Péter Kukac from Nagyapát is going to heaven)

1999, 30 Nov.

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

  Poster of the concert

2000

   The Essential Jazz Records (Max Harrison, Eric Thacker, Stuart Nicholson): – Volume 2 (published by Mansell Publishing Limited – 2000)  

2000

This year awarded with the Award for the Hungarian Arts

2000

Release of the fiction film directed by Zoltán Bicskei: Nagyapáti Kukac Péter mennybemenetele (Péter Kukac from Nagyapát is going to heaven), with music by György Szabados

movie_hu  Fiction film directed by Zoltán Bicskei and released in 2000: Nagyapáti Kukac Péter mennybemenetele (Péter Kukac from Nagyapát is going to heaven)

2000

movie_hu  Interview in the documentary film by Schiffer Pál & Sipos András: Apaképek (Fathers’ pictures)

2000

Release of the CD: Az idő múlása (Time Flies) by November Music Ltd. (UK, GB), NVR 20022-2, recorded in 1998, 19-21 November, in the Hungaroton Studios, Budapest (HU)

audio info liner_notes GSDA2001F
  Notes of Ferenc Bognár

2000, 22 March

Solo concert in Balatonfüred on the occasion of the publishing of a book of Béla Hamvas
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

2000, 11 May

Trio concert in the Benczúr Ház in Budapest (HU)
György Szabados Trio:
György Szabados (piano)
Name of the other members is not known

2000, 22 May

Solo in the St. Stephen’s Hall (Szent István terem) in Székesfehérvár (HU)
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

Pictures of the concert

2000, June

Solo concert in Zebegény (HU), organised by the Dunakanyar Kulturális Alapítvány
György Szabados solo:
György Szabados (piano)

2000, IV Quartal

PDF Download PDF Download  György Szabados’ short essay: Improvizáció és kompozíció (Improvisation and composition/Improvisation und Komposition), [In: zetna.org]