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AKOS LAKI

Akos Laki was born 1967 in Senta, Yugoslavia. Between 1981 and 1990 he studied classical clarinet in Novi Sad (Yugoslavia), jazz saxophone from 1990 to 1994 in Budapest, and jazz saxophone and bass clarinet from 1995-1996 in Rotterdam (NL).

In 1983 and 1986 he won the national competitions for clarinet in Skopje (Macedonia) and Ljubljana (Croatia), and in 1993 he was a finalist of the international jazz concours in Katowicze (Poland). In 1996 he was the winner of the Dutch Jazz Concours with his own Woodwind duo Double B.

Akos plays with his own group Laki Latino (CD Fiesta Vojvodina), Akos Laki Trio/Quartet, Double B and Double Band together with Stansilav Mitrovic (CDs Cha-Chack Train; Ethno Funk), Klez-tetics, Global Village Orchestra, Panchito, Rhoda Scott – Akos Laki Trio, Suzanna Lubrano Band. He has also played in several musicals.