Gabor Szabo

Gabor Szabo

Real Name:
Gábor Szabó
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Hungarian jazz guitarist, born March 8, 1936 in Budapest, Hungary, died February 26, 1982 in Budapest, Hungary.
An influential jazz guitarist, famous for mixing jazz, pop-rock and his native Hungarian music.
Inspired by jazz music heard on Voice of America radio broadcasts, Szabó began playing guitar at the age of 14.
Escaping Hungary in 1956 and moving to the United States where he attended the Berklee School of Music in Boston.
In 1958, he was invited to perform at the Newport Jazz Festival. Szabó then went on to perform with the quintet of Southern California drummer Chico Hamilton from 1961 to 1965.
Beginning in 1966 he recorded a well-received span of albums under his own name on the Impulse! label. In the late 1960s he co-founded the short-lived Skye Records label along with Cal Tjader and Gary McFarland. Later he signed with Blue Thumb Records and CTI Records.
Gábor Szabó died in Budapest in February, 1982 from liver and kidney disease while on a visit to his homeland.
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Gabor Szabo Discography

Albums

Gabor Szabo Gypsy '66 (Album) Impulse! US 1965 Sell This Version
Gabor Szabo Spellbinder (Album) Impulse! US 1966 Sell This Version
Gabor Szabo Jazz Raga (Album) Impulse! US 1966 Sell This Version
Gary McFarland & Gabor Szabo Gary McFarland & Gabor Szabo - Simpatico (Album) Impulse!, Impulse! US 1966 Sell This Version
Bob Thiele And His New Happy Times Orchestra / Gabor Szabo With The California Dreamers And Tom Scott & Bill Plummer Bob Thiele And His New Happy Times Orchestra / Gabor Szabo With The California Dreamers And Tom Scott & Bill Plummer - Light My Fire (Album) Impulse! US 1967 Sell This Version
Gabor Szabo The Sorcerer (Album) Impulse! US 1967 Sell This Version
Gabor Szabo And The California Dreamers Gabor Szabo And The California Dreamers - Wind, Sky And Diamonds (Album) Impulse! US 1967 Sell This Version
Gabor Szabo More Sorcery (Album) Impulse!, Impulse! US 1967 Sell This Version
Gabor Szabo Bacchanal (Album) Skye Records US 1968 Sell This Version
Gabor Szabo Dreams (Album) Skye Records US 1968 Sell This Version
Gabor Szabo 1969 (Album) Skye Records Canada 1969 Sell This Version
Gabor Szabo / Lena Horne Gabor Szabo / Lena Horne - Lena & Gabor (Album) Skye Records Netherlands 1970 Sell This Version
Gabor Szabo High Contrast (Album) Blue Thumb Records US 1971 Sell This Version
Gabor Szabo Magical Connection (Album) Blue Thumb Records US 1972 Sell This Version
Gabor Szabo Small World (Album) Bellaphon Germany 1972 Sell This Version
Gabor Szabo Rambler (Album) CTI Records US 1973 Sell This Version
Gabor Szabo Mizrab (Album) CTI Records Japan 1973 Sell This Version
NR 5067 Lena Horne ,Accompanied By Gabor Szabo Lena Horne ,Accompanied By Gabor Szabo - Something In The Way She Sings(LP, Album) Ember Records NR 5067 UK 1973 Sell This Version
Paul Desmond Featuring Gabor Szabo Paul Desmond Featuring Gabor Szabo - Skylark (Album) CTI Records Mexico 1974 Sell This Version
BTS 6014 Gabor Szabo Live With Charles Lloyd(LP) Blue Thumb Records BTS 6014 US 1974 Sell This Version
Gabor Szabo Macho (Album) Salvation (4) US 1975 Sell This Version
Gabor Szabo Nightflight (Album) Mercury US 1976 Sell This Version
Gabor Szabo Faces (Album) Mercury Barbados 1977 Sell This Version
Gabor Szabo Belsta River (Album) Four Leaf Records Sweden 1979 Sell This Version
GSL 7003 Gabor Szabo Gabor Szabo in Sweden "Small World"(LP, Album) Global Elec Records GSL 7003 Japan 1979 Sell This Version