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Marton Juhasz

Marton Juhasz?s career began in 2005 when he won national first prize for solo percussion in Hungary. In 2006 he studied at Tech Music Schools, London where he was awarded prize for top overall student.

In 2007 he was accepted to Berklee College of Music, Boston and graduated summa cum laude in 2011. In 2010 he was the recipient of the Foundation for Hungarian Percussion Culture's yearly award. After returning from the United States in 2012 Marton has been active in Europe and has had the opportunity to work with musicians such as Lionel Loueke, Peter King, Bela Szakcsi Lakatos, Robert Szakcsi Lakatos, Kenji Herbert, Matyas Gayer, Kristof Bacso, Viktor Toth, Stefan Gottfried, Daniel Szabo, Marton Fenyvesi, Nikoletta Szoke, Jozsef Barcza Horvath, Matyas Szandai, Ondrej Stveracek, Mike Gotthard, Aron Talas, Cesar Joaniquet, Janos Aved, Alan Benzie, Arpad Tzumo and Rozina Patkai. In 2014 and 2015 Marton was voted ‘Drummer of the Year’ on the JazzMa online readers’ poll. Highlight performances of recent years include:

— The Jazz Dock, Prague – with the Matyas Gayer Trio feat. Ondrej Stveracek (2016)

— Opus Jazz Club, Budapest – with the Kristof Bacso Triad feat. Lionel Loueke – Live CD Recording (2015)

— London Jazz Festival – with the Alan Benzie Trio (2015)

— Jazzycolors Festival, Paris – as leader (2015)

— Club 606, London – with Peter King (2011), with Gareth Williams & Yuri Golubev (2015)

— Saransk Jazz Festival – with the Kristof Bacso Quartet feat. Kornel Fekete Kovács (2014)

— Palace of Arts, Budapest – with Mark Nightingale & Budapest Jazz Orchestra (2014)

— The Standard, Copenhagen – with Benjamin Koppel (2014)

— Mosaic Jazz Festival, Sibiu – with Nikoletta Sz?ke, Robert Lakatos & Jozsef Barcza Horvath (2014)

— B-flat, Berlin – with Viktor Toth (2013)

— Hungarian National Radio, Budapest – with Sandor Lakatos ‘Soso’ (2010)

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