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Lajkó Félix és bandája játszik
Félix Lajkó - violin, voice, zither
Ferenc Kurina - bass
Michael Kurina - cimbalom
Károly Varga - viola
Tibor Takács - ütősök, cintányér, nagydob
Antal Brasnyó - mezőségi viola
Róbert Ambrus - cintányér, ütősök, Fiat 500
Alilovic Gojko - bass
Zsolt Kelemen - viola
Henrietta Varga - hang
Endre Vas - violin
Mátyás Lajkó - ostor
Ferenc Csaba - violin
Tünde Ivánovics - voice
Valentina Kakas - tractor
Ferenc Katkó - hang
Ilona Lajkó - voice
Kriszta Tokodi - gordonka
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Felix Lajko - a star in classical music, folk music and jazz!
A unique concert recorded in the woods with Felix accompanied by a whole
host of artists including the forest animals!
'I had heard that Lajko is regarded with awe in the Balkans, but was still unprepared for the impact of hearing and seeing him at such close quarters.... he attacks his violin with such ferocity that broken threads cascade from his bow during each number. There is a tendency for Balkan musicians to fit into one of several generic categories – gypsy, folk, Klezmer, etc – but
Lajko seems to have invented a style of his own, and any reference to existing genres would be misleading. Each of his instrumental songs had a clear structure, and yet each seemed open to the spirit of the moment.'
Charlie Gillett, BBC LDN
For someone still in his 20s Felix Lajko exhibits an astonishing confidence in his highly improvised playing. A virtuoso in both the violin and zither, his playing is often described as 'burning', and leaves his audience awe-struck wherever he plays. Born in the small town of Subotica, Serbia, he is now based in Budapest, Hungary where he enjoys a cult following that is growing fast.
"My music is based on the delicacy and colourfulness of my
instrument. I do not play any new types of musical genre, I only follow my
own path and improvise and write music. I cannot see differences between
musical styles and ways, so I play folk-, classical-, rock-, blues-, and
improvisational music. I have written music to several theatre plays and
films for Yugoslavian and Hungarian directors. I wrote a musical piece for
the festival commemorating the Sarajevo Cultural Olympics."
Felix Lajko and Ensemble