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Djabe: The Magic Stag – CD/DVD + album show ticket bundle

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Djabe will premiere The Magic Stag album on 29th November, at the Budapest Jazz Club

Buy the album and the ticket together and earn 1.500 HUF discount.

Unique for a Hungarian band, Djabe will release their fifth album in England within 4 years. Yet, this time the album will not be released, by the world-famous Cherry Red Records, under the name Djabe & Steve Hackett: the performer is exclusively Djabe, a tremendous progress for the band gaining its rightful place in the international music scene.
The above does not mean that Steve isn’t featured on the album, as its concept and the lyrics of the title song are due to him and his wife. The creative Hackett couple was inspired by the painting Imre Égerházi: Hungarian myths and legends to write The Magic Stag.

Three special guests from the album will appear at the concert: Ferenc Muck (saxophone), Tibor Karvaly (violin), Laszló szabó (sitar, guitar).

Product Description

Esoteric Recordings is pleased to announce the release of the new studio album by Hungarian band DJABE, “THE MAGIC STAG”.

Djabe is one of the finest Progressive / Jazz fusion bands working in the world today. They are also known to a wider audience outside of their native land thanks to a series of collaborative albums and live appearances with the legendary solo musician and ex-Genesis member STEVE HACKETT.

DJABE features Tamas Barabas (bass guitar), Attila Egerhazi (acoustic and electric guitar, percussion), Áron Koós-Hutás (flugelhorn, trumpet), János Nagy (keyboards) and Péter Kaszás (drums, lead vocal) and their music contains influences from progressive rock, jazz and world music. Their new album is inspired by the work of the painter, Imre Égerházi (father of Attila Égerházi).

By the new millennium Imre Égerházi was regarded as one of the Alföld’s leading masters. He had gained great recognition in Hungary and beyond its borders for his art and his organizational work in the world of art. He also did much for artistic communities and colleagues. His work and life inspired the musicians to create “THE MAGIC STAG”.

The album contains 11 compositions, of which 9 were composed by Tamás Barabás alone and one with Attila Égerházi. The final piece of the album, Uncertain Time, is a work by Égerházi. Among the creators there is also Barna Pély, who wrote the lyrics of the other song with vocal, Down By The Lakeside.

STEVE HACKETT not only co-wrote the lyrics of the album’s title track with his wife JO HACKETT, but he also plays guitar on seven of the album tracks and acts as narrator. The album also features guest ROB TOWNSEND on tenor saxophone (also from Steve Hackett’s band). Tar genius Malik Mansurov also plays on several tracks, whilst former Djabe members, Ferenc Muck and Tibor Karvaly also contribute. László Szabó also adds his magical Sitar playing to the album.

“THE MAGIC STAG”, is a celebration of the legend of the mystic Hungarian deer, the myths and legends of the Magyars and the paintings of Imre Égerházi. This deluxe digipak release also includes a DVD, featuring high resolution 5.1 Surround Sound and Stereo mixes of the album, along with some live video extras and a documentary. The set also features a 32 page booklet with paintings by Imre Égerházi.

DISC ONE: CD

THE MAGIC STAG

1. THE BEGINNING OF LEGENDS
2. THE MAGIC STAG
3. THE POWER OF WINGS
4. DOWN BY THE LAKE SIDE
5. FAR AWAY
6. UNSEEN SENSE
7. SOARING HILLS
8. TWO LITTLE SNOWFLAKES
9. A TRUE HOPE
10. RISING HORIZON
11. UNCERTAIN TIME

DISC TWO: DVD

“THE MAGIC STAG”
HIGH RESOLUTION 96 KHZ / 24-BIT
5.1 SURROUND SOUND & STEREO MIXES

1. THE BEGINNING OF LEGENDS
(5.1 SURROUND SOUND MIX)
2. THE MAGIC STAG (5.1 SURROUND SOUND MIX)
3. THE POWER OF WINGS (5.1 SURROUND SOUND MIX)
4. DOWN BY THE LAKE SIDE (5.1 SURROUND SOUND MIX)
5. FAR AWAY (5.1 SURROUND SOUND MIX)
6. UNSEEN SENSE (5.1 SURROUND SOUND MIX)
7. SOARING HILLS (5.1 SURROUND SOUND MIX)
8. TWO LITTLE SNOWFLAKES (5.1 SURROUND SOUND MIX)
9. A TRUE HOPE (5.1 SURROUND SOUND MIX)
10. RISING HORIZON (5.1 SURROUND SOUND MIX)
11. UNCERTAIN TIME (5.1 SURROUND SOUND MIX)

VIDEO EXTRAS

1. BUBBLE DREAM (LIVE IN WASHINGTON D.C.)
2. DEEP LIGHTS (LIVE IN WASHINGTON D.C.)
3. WITCHI TAI TO (LIVE IN LVIV, UKRAINE)
4. THE LOST CARD (LIVE IN LVIV, UKRAINE)
5. GALLOP (WITH STEVE HACKETT) (LIVE IN BUDAPEST)
6. COFFEE BREAK (LIVE IN BUDAPEST)
7. THE POWER OF WINGS (WITH STEVE HACKETT)
(LIVE IN BUDAPEST)
8. LAVA LAMP – A QUARANTINE VIDEO 2020
9. IMRE ÉGERHÁZI DOCUMENTARY

Musicians

Tamás Barabás – bass guitar
Attila Égerházi – guitar, percussion
Áron Koós-Hutás – flugelhorn, trumpet
János Nagy – keyboards
Péter Kaszás – drums, vocal

Guest musicians

Steve Hackett – guitar, storytelling
Rob Townsend – saxophone
Malik Mansurov – tar
Ferenc Muck – saxophone
László Szabó – sitar, guitar
Tibor Karvaly – violin
Sára Kovács – flute
Éva Kozma – koboz

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