European Sounds Series: Hungary – Sad but True: Nikolett Pankovits Sextet & Adam Boncz
@ Blue Note Jazz Club – Shows @ 11:30AM & 1:30PM (Doors @ 10:30AM & 1PM)
**Price includes brunch, music and a drink.**
Sad but True – world-class jazz meets the Hungarian spirit
Get mesmerized by excellent performers exploring the complexity of 20th century Europe: five outstanding international musicians out of New York accompany two exceptionally talented Hungarians performers. The gifted jazz vocalist, Nikolett Pankovits who melded the traditional Hungarian songs and standards of her youth with a luscious array of Latin American rhythms. The songs are interlaced with literary excerpts and Hungarian poems performed by actor Ádám Boncz presenting the bittersweetness of the the last century.
Sad but True offers a dive into the last century of European history in an entertaining way. It shows you a rich cultural heritage and a sense of humor Eastern Europeans were able to laugh in the face of death. From Béla Bartók to Rezső Seress, the Hungarian-Jewish bar pianist known for writing the world-famous Gloomy Sunday.
This production gives you all the soulfulness Europe can offer, keeping up with the demands of New York’s spoiled culture lovers.« Back to Events