He was born in a musician family on the 13th November 1958 in Budapest, Hungary. His Father was a famous gipsy violinist as well as his younger Brother Roby. The musical study began on the violin at the age of 6. Began to play the saxophone when he was 15 years old, and became a professional musician when he won a national jazz competition in 1977. He graduated from the jazz department of the Bela Bartók Conservatory in Budapest 1979. Shortly after he moved to Germany in 1981, became one of the most respected saxophone player in Germany as well as worldwide. He performed as a saxophone soloist in numerous jazz/pop/rock recordings and concerts. Tony has played the saxophone  about 300 LP/CD recordings as a leader or as a sideman.

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Tony Lakatos & Fanny Kuncoro Trio at Red White Jazz Lounge, Kemang

Upcoming Events

Sommerjazz workshop Hilden

Date: 31 July 2017

End Date: 05 August 2017

Location: Germany,

International Jazzworkshop Saarwellingen

Date: 07 August 2017

End Date: 11 August 2017

Location: Germany,

Latest Events

Tony Lakatos @ No Black Tie w/ Kirk Lightsey Quartet

Date: 27 December 2013

End Date: 31 December 2013

Location: Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

Mike Williams CBO @ Walt Disney Hall

Date: 23 December 2013

End Date: 23 December 2013

Location: USA, Los Angeles, Ca

Tony plays on

PMXT - 66R

System - 76 2nd. Edition

Selected Albums

Kevin Mahogany and Tony Lakatos


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