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

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FREE Masterclass with World Class Saxophonist Tony Lakatos

Date: 11 November 2019, Time: 7:00 pm

Location: United Kingdom, SAX.CO.UK LONDON


Date: 31 August 2017

Location: Germany,

Tony plays on

System - 76 2nd. Edition

PMXT - 66R

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Kevin Mahogany and Tony Lakatos


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