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Laszlo Gardony

Primary Instrument: Piano

Laszlo Gardony is a critically acclaimed artist who has brought his soulful improvisations and compositions to audiences in 24 countries. Winner of the Great American Jazz Piano Competition, Gardony has been called “a pianist worthy of praise within the highest pantheon of performers” by JazzReview.com and “a great pianist” by Dave Brubeck.

He has released ten albums, leading groups that included Dave Holland, Miroslav Vitous, Mick Goodrick, Yoron Israel, John Lockwood, Jamey Haddad and Stan Strickland among others.

His new CD, “Clarity” - an inspired solo piano recording - was released on May 7, 2013...
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Awards

First Prize, Great American Jazz Piano Competition
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    Clarity

    Sunnyside Records
    2014
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    Clarity

    Sunnyside Records
    2013
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    Signature Time

    Sunnyside Records
    2011
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    Dig Deep

    Sunnyside Records
    2008
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    Natural Instinct

    Sunnyside Records
    2006
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Featured recording “Clarity”

Latest Release

Clarity

Sunnyside Records (2013)
ALL ABOUT JAZZ June 24, 2011

LASZLO GARDONY: SIGNATURE TIME (Sunnyside)

According to his liner notes, pianist Laszlo Gardony'sSignature Time is “a tribute to all African-inspired sound.” It's a tribute that recognizes the centrality of African music in so many contemporary genres, showing this recognition in the creation of some fine original music and the reworking of some classic songs.

Gardony was born in Hungary but has been resident in the USA for some years. He's a professor of piano at Berklee and has worked with Dave Holland, Randy Brecker and Miroslav Vitous, among others...

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Primary InstrumentPiano

LocationBoston, MA

Willing to teachAdvanced students only.

Credentials/BackgroundA professor at Berklee College of Music, Laszlo is a master educator. He leads each of his clinics with skill, conviction, vision, and sensivity. Students come away inspired, creatively charged and with a deeper understanding of their music. In 2002 Laszlo was invited to perform with his trio at the International Association of Jazz Educators Conference. He gave clinics and performed during the 2002 Berklee Scholarship Tour in Ireland as well. Laszlo holds degrees from the Bela Bartok Conservatory and the Science University in Budapest, as well as the Professional Music Diploma from Berklee College of Music.

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