KRIZ & Jesús Molina
- Jazz Showcase
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When two rockets meet. Trombonist Krisztián Csapó's fusion, jazz-funk solo project KRIZ is hurtling towards international fame. His guest, Colombian pianist Jesús Molina, can boast one of the most dazzling starts to a career in the world. The millions of views drawn by his YouTube videos show that nothing is impossible for him on the white and black keys. They have much in common: groove, Latin, funk, jazz style elements, brilliantly zigzagging musical solutions. Their aim is to set joy to music.
Still a mere 26 years old, Jesús Javier Molina Acosta has already worked with artists like Eric Marienthal, Mike Stern, John Patitucci, Randy Brecker and Arturo Sandoval. He started playing the piano as a child prodigy, returning to it at the age of 15 after a detour to the saxophone. Jazz was among the musical genres that he heard for the first time on YouTube, as he attempted to master the techniques and musicality of Oscar Peterson and other legends. He received a full scholarship to complete his studies at the Berklee College of Music, and now teaches himself. For the deeply religious Molina, every concert is a celebration, for his fellow musicians and the audience as well as himself.
This event is presented in association with the Hungarian Jazz Federation.
Presented by: Müpa Budapest
saxophoneSándor "Soso” Lakatos
piano, Fender RhodesÁron Tálas
guitarMike Gotthard, Gábor Ladányi
bass guitarMartin Gudics
percussion instrumentsTamás Gyurics
piano, keyboard instrumentsJesús Molina
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