Budapest Jazz Festival 2010
Jez Nelson profiles the distinctive jazz and improvised music scene in Hungary, visiting this year's Budapest Jazz Festival.
Featuring one of the most ambitious and individual festival line ups on the European circuit, the Budapest Jazz Festival showcases Hungary's rich tradition of improvised music with a series of collaborations between Hungarian musicians and guests from across Europe and America.
The programme includes cimbalom player Miklos Lukacs' meeting with Dutch ensemble Trio BraamDeJoodeVatcher, hotly tipped young saxophonist Victor Toth and the most distinguished figure on the Hungarian scene Mihaly Dresch with a quartet including two Americans, pianist Lafayette Gilchrist and drummer Hamid Drake.
Presenter: Jez Nelson
Producer: Russell Finch.