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(b 8 March '36, Budapest; d there 26 Feb. '82) Guitarist, composer. To USA '56; played with Chico Hamilton, Gary McFarland, Charles Lloyd; formed group with Cal Tjader and McFarland '68-9, recorded for Skye incl. an album with Lena Horne; led quartets on West Coast, formed eclectic group Perfect Circle '75. He arr. Hamilton's score for the Roman Polanski film Repulsion '65, also worked in TV. Albums on Blue Thumb, CTI, Impulse; also Nightflight '76 on Mercury, Femme Fatalo on Pepita with Chick Corea, Jazz, Mysticism, Exotica on DCC Jazz.