ABOUT MOZES & KALTENECKER
Sharing their time between Brussels and Budapest, the two experienced musicians join their forces to create a rich, atmospheric world based on a keyboard with multiple effects, and a human voice.A very personal, unconventional contemporary production was born, digging deep and offering a trippy, dreamy sound which embraces the haunting psychedelia of Pink Floyd, Kraftwerk’s electronic approach, various pop and rock elements and modern jazz improvisations.“Mozes & Kaltenecker” was awarded “Band of the Year” and their first album, Futurized, won “Album of the Year” by public vote at Jazzma in December 2022.In 2023 the duo has been selected by the international jury to perform at Jazzahead Showcase in Bremen, Germany.
She has sung and played piano from her very early childhood. Her ars poetica is to offer the public a multi-dimensional musical experience, taking inspiration from different musical styles, and using the human voice in the most colorful ways. She recorded five albums and leads interactive workshops internationally. She is the founder of the summer vocal academy Énektér (‘Vocalspace’).
2020: Orszáczky Prize, National Songwriting Competition (HU)
2016: SACEM Prize, International Vocal Competition, Crest (FR)
2010: Grand Prize of the Jury, Musique en courts, Sceaux (FR)
Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles (BE) – jazz performance
Royal Conservatory of Antwerp (BE) – jazz vocal & popular music
Conservatoire Régional de Paris (FR) – jazz vocal & improvisation
Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music (HU) – classical piano
Ars Musica Festival, Brussels (BE); Train Théâtre, Valence (FR); Bridging Europe Festival, Budapest (HU); Sunside, Paris (FR); JFC Jazz Club, Saint-Petersburg (RU); Palais de Tokyo, Paris (FR); Radio Ö1, Vienna (AT); World Expo Milano (IT); Crest Jazz Vocal Festival, Crest (FR)
His musical interests are very diversified: jazz, electronic music, rock and progressive metal elements are equally important in his compositions. Zsolt’s piano and keyboard playing often builds on the complete independence of his hands and is immediately recognizable. He creates unique layered sounds on electric keyboards, has recorded more than 15 albums and has participated on concerts and festivals all around Europe, Japan and the United States.
2020: Müpa Prize, National Songwriting Competition (HU)
2009: ARTISJUS Prize (HU)
1999: Best Album (Songs From The 20th Century), Gramofon (HU)
Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Budapest (HU) – jazz piano degree
Jaki Byard, New York (US) jazz piano, private studies
RoSFest, Gettysburg (US); Südtirol Jazzfestival Alto Adige, Bolzano (IT); Rock Au Château, Villersexel (FR); Spirit of ’66, Verviers (BE); Euroblast Festival, Cologne (DE); Musashino Swing Hall, Tokyo (JP); Jazzinec Festival Trutnov (CZ); Progdreams Festival, Zoetermeer (NL)