Jazz artist who all in 1987 won the fantastic American Jazz Piano Competition and became a teacher of piano on the Berklee University of Music. He graduated from Budapest’s Béla Bartók Conservatory in 1979. He toured with violinist Matt Glaser and Glaser’s bluegrass-jazz group The Wayfaring Strangers. His family members observed his musical abilities in early stages when he began to improvise in the piano at age five. He collaborated with Dave Holland and Bob Moses in the Star of Tsumi, his second record.