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Primary Instrument: Guitar, acoustic

Born: May 22, 1926 | Died: February 14, 1993

Originating from a gypsy family, 4-year old Bacsik started playing the violin. He later studied at the Academy of Music in Budapest. In 1943, he started to perform mainly as guitarist in folk music bands like the one led by accordion player Mihály Tabanyi. As a sideman, he also recorded some 78 rpm records playing guitar, violin, bass and cello. Following his three year service in the Hungarian army, he left Hungary in 1949 and played for a while with his friend György Cziffra, a pianist, in Austria and Switzerland. After that, he spent more than two years in Lebanon, where he appeared both in dance orchestras and classical orchestras...
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Featured recording “Nuages”

Nuages

Universal International
2002
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    Guitar Conceptions

    Flying Dutchman
    2010
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    Nuages

    Flying Dutchman
    2002
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    Bird And Dizzy-A Musical Tribute

    Flying Dutchman
    1975
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    Jazz Guitarist: Elek Bacsik

    Flying Dutchman
    1962
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    The Electric Guitar Of The Eclectic Elek Bacsik

    Flying Dutchman
    1962
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    Take Five / Nuages / Blue Rondo A La Turk

    Flying Dutchman
    0
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    I Giganti Del Jazz Vol. 84

    Flying Dutchman
    0
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