Barabas Lorinc_Galgoczi Nemeth Kristof fotojaBarabás Lőrinc began to study the trumpet at Szabolcsi Bence Music School at the age of twelve where his teacher was Krisztina Nemes. He continued his studies between 1999 and 2001 at the jazz trumpet faculty of the Kőbányai Music Studio. He later was accepted to the jazz faculty of the Franz Liszt Academy of Music where he earned his diploma as jazz trumpet teacher and performer under the instruction of Kornél Fekete-Kovács. In 2011 he completed the SAE Institute Electronic Music Production Course in New York, NY, United States.

During his university years Barabás played with numerous bands including Soulwhat, with which they performed in Hongkong and on the Noosa Jazz festival in Australia and the Uptown Felaz band with whom they won the best original soundtrack prize of the Hungarian Film Festival for the movie Kész Cirkusz (director: Zsombor Dyga). He was a member of Irie Maffia between 2005 and 2009 and participated in the 2008 album Fel a Kezekkel. He regulary perfomed with DJ-s such as Dr. Dermot, Suhaid, Palotai and Cadik. Between 2005 and 2010 he organized weekly sessions under the name Random Szerda which were improvisational music evenings with ever-changing line ups (Lámpás Klub, A38, Take Five). In 2008 he released a best of album of these sessions titled Small Talk. In 2005 he established Barabás Lőrinc Eklektric, his own band playing a fusion of jazz-funk and pop. The members of the band were : Sena Dagadu, Juli Fábián, Thomas Kemon Wesley, Mátyás Premecz, István Bata, Jávor Delov, Márton Élő, Dj Qcee. (The band was together until 2010 and released two albums (Ladal 2007, Trick 2009).

From 2009 to 2010 he lived in London organizing weekly sessions under the name Randomlive in the Bedroom Bar in Shoreditch. After the success of Eklektric he decided to change directions and turned towards electronic music. He completed the SAE Institute Electronic Music Production Course in New York, NY, United States and started experimenting with the loop station to multiply the sound of his trumpet in numerous musical functions. His 2013 album Sastra was composed for a three-track loop station. Material from the album was later used as soundtrack for the documentary Élet a Dunán (director: Gergő Somogyvári). His 2015 album Elevator Dance Music is yet again a new musical direction. A mix of instrumental and electronic music with Barabás using loopers and effects and adding keyboard and trumpet to produce his unique sound.

Awards

  • 2005 Co-produced the best original sound track prize of the Hungarian Film Festival for the movie Kész Cirkusz (director: Zsombor Dyga).
  • 2010 Márciusi Ifjak Prize for outstanding artistic performance.

ALBUMS

  • 2016 Beardance – Barabás Lőrinc Quartet
  • 2015 Barabas – Elevator Dance Music
  • 2013 Sastra – Solo, loop station
  • 2009 Trick – Barabás Lőrinc Eklektric
  • 2008 Small Talk – Random Szerda
  • 2007 Ladal – Barabás Lőrinc Eklektric