Recent Listening: Dániel Szabó, Chris Potter

Dániel Szabó Trio Meets Chris Potter, Contribution (BMC). Szabó is a 34-year-old pianist and composer with impressive academic and performance credentials and awards in Hungary and the US. One of his professors at the New England Conservatory was Bob Brookmeyer, who sent a copy of Szabó's CD with a note strongly suggesting that his former student deserves close attention. This album commands close attention. Szabó's compositions have lines with binding energy that urges forward motion, and chord … [Read more...]