Laszlo’s recordings as a leader include:

NEW CD • CLOSE CONNECTION (Sunnyside) 2022 
Laszlo Gardony (piano) John Lockwood (bass) Yoron Israel (drums)

• LA MARSEILLAISE (Sunnyside) 2019 
Laszlo Gardony (solo piano)

• SERIOUS PLAY (Sunnyside) 2017 
Laszlo Gardony (solo piano)

• LIFE IN REAL TIME (Sunnyside) 2015 
The Laszlo Gardony Sextet with Bill Pierce, Don Braden, Stan Strickland,
John Lockwood and Yoron Israel

• CLARITY (Sunnyside) 2013 
Laszlo Gardony (solo piano)

• SIGNATURE TIME (Sunnyside) 2011 
with John Lockwood, Yoron Israel and Stan Strickland

• DIG DEEP (Sunnyside) 2008 
with John Lockwood and Yoron Israel

NATURAL INSTINCT (Sunnyside) 2006 
with John Lockwood and Yoron Israel

with John Lockwood and Yoron Israel
Recorded live at WGBH radio

• BEHIND OPEN DOORS (Sunnyside) 2001 with Jamey Haddad and John Lockwood

• BREAKOUT (Avenue Jazz/Rhino) 1994 with Mick Goodrick, George Jinda, Satoshi Takeishi,
and Stomu Takeishi

• CHANGING STANDARDS (Sunnyside) 1993 solo piano

• THE LEGEND OF TSUMI (Antilles/Island) 1989 with Dave Holland and Bob Moses

• THE SECRET (Antilles/Island) 1988 with Miroslav Vitous and Ian Froman

• REGGAE FOR ZBIGGY (Krem) 1984 with Zbigniew Namyslowski

• PROGRESSIONS with Forward Motion (HEP) 1986 (co-leader)

• THE BERKLEE TAPES with Forward Motion (HEP) 1985 (co-leader)

** NEW CD **

Laszlo is featured soloist on the following albums:

• THE MIDDLE OF LIFE (Sunnyside 2023)
with Christian Artmann (flute/leader), Yoron Israel (drums)
John Lockwood (bass), and special guest: Elena McEntire (vocals)

• LEVITATION 1 (Greydisk Records 2022)
Kevin Kastning (36-string guitar) Laszlo Gardony (piano)

• OUR STORY (Sunnyside 2018)
with Christian Artmann (flute/leader), Jeff Hirshfield (drums)
Johannes Weidenmueller (bass), and special guest: Elena McEntire (vocals)

• THIS MOMENT (Ronja Music 2015)
with Yoron Israel & High Standards: Yoron Israel (drums/leader), Lance Bryant (sax),
Henry Lugo (bass)

with Yoron Israel & High Standards: Yoron Israel (drums/leader), Lance Bryant (sax),
Ron Mahdi (bass)

also featured on the CD: Esperanza Spalding, Bill Frisell, Andrew Hill, Chico Hamilton, Fourplay, Guillermo Klein.

• SUNNYSIDE 25th ANNIVERSARY VOL 1 (Sunnyside) 2007
(other artists in this Sunnyside mp3 compilation include Lee Konitz, Fred Hersch, Rufus Reid, Kenny Werner, James Williams and many more)

(mp3 compilation by Sunnyside Records)
solo piano

• MY FAVORITE JAZZY THINGS (Armsted Christian 2014)
with Armsted Christian vocals/arranger/leader, Bill Pierce saxophone, Avery Sharpe bass, Yoron Israel drums

• THE CURRENCY IS HEAT (Cobalt Blue Music 2014)
with the Shelley Neill Group: Shelley Neill voice, Yoron Israel drums
Ron Mahdi bass

• IRISH EYES GYPSY SOUL (Cobalt Blue Music / Cadence 2010)
with the Shelley Neill Group: Shelley Neill voice, Yoron Israel drums
Ron Mahdi bass

• THIS TRAIN (Rounder)
with the Wayfaring Strangers:
Matt Glaser (leader), Tracy Bonham,
Tony Trischka, Jamey Haddad, Ruth Ungar,
Aoife O'Donovan, John McGann, Jim Whitney

• ENTREE BLUE (Cobalt Blue Music / Cadence 2005)
with the Shelley Neill Group: Shelley Neill voice, Yoron Israel drums
Ron Mahdi bass

• NORTH LIGHT (A Records)
with the Steven Kirby Group

• ENVISIONING BLUE (Cobalt Blue Music/Cadence)
with the Shelley Neill Group also featuring John Blake,
Yoron Israel, John Lockwood

• THE WAYFARING STRANGERS Shifting Sands of Time (Rounder)
with Matt Glaser, Ralph Stanley, Jamey Haddad

• THE BLUES RUNS THROUGH IT (Cobalt Blue Music / Cadence)
with the Shelley Neill Quintet: Shelley Neill voice, John Blake
violin, Yoron Israel drums, John Lockwood bass

• DAVID THORNE SCOTT: Sing For Your Supper (2000)

• ARE YOU AFRAID OF THE DARK? as part of the Garrison Fewell Quartet with
Cecil McBee and Matt Wilson (Accurate)

• MUSIC SWEET MUSIC with Shelley Neill (Cobalt Blue Music)

• HUMAN BASS recorded with Benni Chawes,
produced by and featuring Laszlo (Laika)

• REFLECTION OF A CLEAR MOON with Garrison Fewell (Accurate)

• HARMONANCE with George Haslam (Slam Records)

• ONE TWO THREE FOUR with Giorgos Trandalidis (Columbia/EMI)

• IS THIS REALLY IT? with Ahmad Mansour (Plainisphare)


Select Club & Concert Performances:

• Symphony Hall (Boston)
• Blue Note Jazz Club (New York City)
• Birdland (New York City)
• Sweet Basil’s (New York City)
• African Poetry Theatre (Brooklyn, New York)
• Blues Alley (Washington, D.C.)
• Opera City Concert Hall (Tokyo, Japan)
• Hyogo Performing Arts Center (Nishinomiya, Japan)
• Regattabar Jazz Club (Boston)
• Scullers Jazz Club (Boston)
• 38th Annual John Coltrane Memorial Concert (Blackman Auditorium, Boston)
• Ray Charles Symposium & All-Star Concert (Berklee Performance Center, Boston)
• Museum of African American History (Boston)
• Mechanics Hall (Worcester, Massachusetts)
• Berklee Performance Center (Boston)
• Kuumbwa Jazz Center (Santa Cruz)
• Jazz Bakery (Los Angeles)
• Yoshi’s (San Francisco)
• California Jazz Conservatory (Berkeley, California)
• Side Door Jazz Club (Old Lyme, CT))
• Rose Lehrman Arts Center (Harrisburg, Pennsylvania)
• Opera House (Montpelier, Vermont)
• Montmartre Jazz Club (Copenhagen, Denmark)
• Copenhagen Jazzhouse (Copenhagen, Denmark)
• Oslo Jazzhus (Norway)
• Gasteig - Carl Orff Hall (Munich, Germany)
• Conservatorio Souza Lima (Sao Paulo, Brazil)
• The 100 Club (London)
• Vortex Jazz Club (London)
• Hollywell Music Room (Oxford, England)
• Vigado Recital Hall (Budapest, Hungary)
• Palace of the Arts (Budapest, Hungary)

Select Festival Performances:

• Village Festival at Sweet Basil’s (New York City)
• Harlem in the Himalayas Concert Series (Rubin Museum / Jazz Museum in Harlem, NYC)
• What is Jazz Festival (at the Knitting Factory, NYC)
• New Directions In Solo Piano Concert Series (NYC)
• Monterey Jazz Festival (California)
• Rochester Jazz Festival (Rochester, New York)
• Bracknell Jazz Festival (London)
• Cambridge Jazz Festival (Cambridge, MA)
• Beantown Jazz Festival (Boston, MA)
• Cambridge River Festival (Cambridge, MA)
• Boston Globe Jazz Festival
• Hartford Monday Night At Bushnell Park Festival (Hartford, CT)
• Jacksonville Jazz Festival (Florida)
• Texas Jazz Festival
• W.C. Handy Jazz Festival (Alabama)
• 18th & Vine Heritage Jazz Festival (Kansas City, Missouri)
• W.C. Handy Blues and Barbecue Festival (Kentucky)
• Mellon Jazz Festival (Philadelphia)
• Hollywood Jazz Festival (Florida)
• California Worldfest
• Maine Arts Festival (Portland, ME)
• Bar Harbor Jazz Festival (Bar Harbor, ME)
• Island Center (St. Croix) Featured soloist with Pops Traveling Ensemble, Keith Lockhart, conductor
• Ottawa Jazz Festival (Ontario, Canada)
• Toulon Festival (France)
• Pori Festival (Finland)
• Piano Marathon Festival (Munich, Germany)
• Equinox Music Festival (Boston, MA)
• Plymouth Rock Jazz Festival (Plymouth, MA)
• Jazz at De Cordova (Massachusetts)
• Saalfelden Jazz Festival (Austria)
• Balver Hohle Jazz Festival (Germany)
• Prague Jazz Festival (Czechoslovakia)
• Belgrade Jazz Festival (Yugoslavia)
• Timisoara Jazz Festival (Romania)
• Kamoos Jazz Festival (Finland)
• Debrecen Jazz Days (Hungary)
• Duke Ellington Tribute Concert commissioned by Berklee for the Smithsonian Institute in conjunction with Smithsonian’s “Beyond Category” Travelling Ellington Exhibit.


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