Hungarian-born Laszlo Gardony has delivered soulful improvisations and compositions to great critical acclaim in 27 countries. Winner of the Great American Jazz Piano Competition, Gardony has been called "a pianist worthy of praise within the highest pantheon of performers" by Jazz Review and "a great pianist" by Dave Brubeck. He has released 12 albums, including his latest solo piano CD, "Serious Play" and his sextet's live album, "Life In Real Time" both of which have been named by the Boston Globe as one of the Top 10 Jazz Albums Of The Year in 2015 and 2017 respectively. He has been featured with the Boston Pops, the Utah Symphony and The Smithsonian Institute's "Beyond Category" Traveling Duke Ellington Exhibit. A Bostonian for over two decades, he currently serves as a Professor of Piano at Berklee College of Music.