Born: February 18, 1941
Lajos Dudas was born in Budapest/Hungary and studied there at the Bela Bartok Conservatory and the Franz Liszt Academy of Music (1958-1963), laying the foundations for his successful career not only as jazz and pop/rock musician but also on the classical side (Strawinsky: Three Solopieces, Weber: Clarinet Quintet, Glazunow: Concerto for Altosax). He is thus brilliant at interweaving bop nuances, folk music, contemporary classical and the avant-garde, to create an unique sound in wich he rings the changes, either swinging free and easy or improvising in shimmering tone colours. Joachim-Ernst Berendt writes in his THE GREAT JAZZ BOOK : Dudas is a stylist highly regarded in Europe for the tenderness and lightness of his free-tonal playing. — ...and he can also plays the good old american blues. CKCU-FM / Ottawa...
AwardsHONOURS: 1st Prize 11th. International Competition of Jazz Themes Monaco 1982 for his composition "URBAN BLUES". — Nominated for Top People Poll/International Jazz Forum 1983/84/85/86.
Live At Salzburger JazzherbstJazzSick Records
Live at Porgy & BessJazzSick Records
Jazz And The CityJazzSick Records
What's Up Neighbor?JazzSick Records
50 Years With Jazzclarinet: The Best Of Lajos DudasJazzSick Records
Lajos Dudas: 50 Years With Jazzclarinet - The Best Of Lajos DudasJazzSick Records
Jazz on StageJazzSick Records
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