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Akos Forgacs

Akos Forgacs is a New York City based electric bass player. Raised in Serbia and attended the local performing arts high as the very first electric bass player they accepted. Here he was awarded the many awards included an award at the national string chamber orchestra competition where he played the lead bass guitar. in 2012 Akos moved to the United States to attend the prestigious Berklee College of Music. At Berklee Akos had to opportunity to work closely with many incredible artist, most notably he worked with Dave Fiuczynksi. He worked with Dave for some time and he also had the opportunity to play with the legendary drummer Jojo Mayer together with Dave. At Berklee he also had the opportunity to work closely with Paul Simon keyboard player Alain Mallet After finishing his studies at Berklee College of Music Akos moved to New York City where he maintains a busy schedule as a band leader and sideman. He had the opportunity to play many big festivals as a leader and every year he is asked to come back.


Ray Brown
bass, acoustic
Miles Davis
James Jamerson
bass, electric



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