István “ Steve” Alapi, one of the best known Hungarian guitar players and composers began his professional music career in 1987, when he joined the best Hungarian classic rock band, called “ EDDA WORKS “ ( in hungarian: EDDA MŰVEK ) as the lead guitarrist. Since ’87 István has been working on 30 albums of this band as the guitar players and wrote so many Hits for the Edda Works. Since early 90’s István is working as a session musician too, he played on about 200 different style albums from heavy rock to jazz in Hungary and other European countries.
He realized 5 albums as the solo artist, his own style is a very exciting instrumental fusion music, full of energy, virtuosity and emotions.
In 2012 his solo album “ niXfactor “ was the winner of the Fonogram Music Award as the best jazz album of the year in Hungary.
When he’s not too busy with Edda Works and his own projects he is teaching young musicians and doing workshops in schools and musical camps.