Jutka Mándoki

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Jutka Mándoki was born in Budapest and grew up in the San Francisco area's East Bay. She is trained and credentialed in classical piano performance (MM in Music) and was introduced to Eastern European music via dance. In recent years she has branched into playing accordion, cimbalom, koboz, viola, bass, tekerölant, and ütögardon. Jutka is prolific in other areas as well: mother of four children, former co-owner of a restaurant, The Hungarian Sausage Factory and Bistro, and administrative multi-tasker by day.