The Goulash Archipelago

British jazz bass player Arnie Somogyi and his friend the Hungarian guitarist Zsolt Bende travel through the Carpathian mountains, only eating what they are given in exchange for playing their music.

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Two musicians travel through the Carpathian mountains, playing music in exchange for food.

Two musicians travel through the Carpathian mountains, playing music in exchange for food.

British jazz bass player Arnie Somogyi and his friend the Hungarian guitarist Zsolt Bende travel through the Carpathian mountains, only eating what they receive in exchange for playing their music. With Arnie's double bass squeezed into their tiny hire car, they go in search of Hungarian specialities, including the country's staple dish, goulash.

With Arnie's double bass squeezed into their tiny hire car, they go in search of Hungarian specialities, including the country's staple dish, goulash.

02 LAST2008112820150401 (BBC7)
20150402 (BBC7)

The odd couple head for their final destination, the unpromisingly named Kommando.

Musicians Zsolt Bende and Arnie Somogyi conclude their music and food odyssey.

The odd couple head for their final destination, the unpromisingly named village of Kommando.