Born in 1957 in northern Hungary, guitarist/composer Ferenc Snétberger was the youngest son of a family of musicians. Early on his father, a guitar player also, became his role model. Snétberger studied classical music and jazz guitar. Today he is best known for his art of improvising and his crossing of stylistic borders
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UK and US reviewers on the trio album Titok
Titok is the latest offering from ECM. And it is remarkable in the wholeness of ist
He wrote all 13 songs here, and they reflect diverse influences: Roma music („Alom“);
Europaen classical („Renaissance“); Latin („Orange Tango“); jazz (most of the rest).
But these cultural references are almost incidental to Snétberger´s encompassing
Titok is warm, elegant music, unassuming inits romaticism, firm in ist substance,
organic in ist natural, unhurried flow. In seperable from allue of this album is ECM´s
excellent recorded sound
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