Born: March 5, 1975
Robert Lakatos: His musical skills are based strictly to classical tunes. : He has played with several renowned musicians such as ; Reggie Johnson, Keith Copeland, , Alvin Queen, Erik Truffaz, Peter Bernstein, Jack DeJohnette, John Patitucci, Randy Brecker, Bill Evans, Rodney Holmes, Chris MihnDoki, Melissa Walker, Klaus Weiss, Thomas Stabenow, Ravi Coltrane, Hiram Bullock,Jojo Mayer and Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra, Hungarian Radio Symphonic Orchestra.
He was awarded "Best Pianist" and "Best Soloist" at the International Jazz Competition in Krakow in 1995. He also was awarded first prize at the International Jazz Solo Piano Competition at Montreux in 2001 and "Best Soloist" at the competition for young European bands organized by Avignon Jazz Festival in 2005.
I believe that Robert is one of the finest young pianists on the jazz scene today
- Jack DeJohnette