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“The wide-ranging scope of the music can be dense and challenging but the group(s) have stories to tell and they unfold with patient listening. Hakos Trios is a fine debut from artists whose chemistry belies the fact that they have never played together prior to this recording session.”

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Enrique Oliver – tenor sax
Vasil Hadzhigrudev
 – double bass
Lav Kovač – drums



Since its birth, the trio has performed with different third (fourth & fifth) member, before settling down the lineup with Enrique. Players who have performed as Hakos Trios alongside Vasil & Lav are, up to date:

Julian Sanchez – Trumpet, Spain; Iago Fernandez – Drums, Spain; Rosen ‘Roko’ Zahariev – Trumpet, Bulgaria; Dimitar Liolev – Alto Saxophone, Bulgaria; Luka Ignjatović – Alto Saxophone, Serbia


2019 – Birth of The First Male Child – Horz.co
2017 – Hakos Trios – Rizoma Records


HAKO – To be sad or to Novi Sad

Live session from the recording of “Birth of the first male child”