Tóth Lajos Trio/Quartet
Tóth Lajos - piano, composition
Miha Koren - bass
BB - drums
feat. Tobias Pustelnik/Pascal Übelhart - saxophone
The Hungarian-born pianist was enrolled in KUG in 2011, not much later he established his first trio, creating a working band playing his own compositions and his arrangements of standards. The band - with different line-ups - has been active since then, participating on Tarnów (PL) and Tirgu Mures (RO) Jazz Contest, winning best band and best soloist prizes on the latter. One of Lajos' compositions won the Downbeat Student Jazz Award in 2015. The trio won the Big Sky Jazz Competition in Moscow, and made a short Spanish tour in 2016. Lajos also won the Freiburg Solo Piano Competition in the same year.