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Gyula Csepregi

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Primary Instrument: Sax, tenor

Born: September 28, 1958    

According to the Hungarian musicians’ community, he is the ‘leader saxophone player’ in Hungary. You can find his name on the jacket of nearly 500 records, either his own or several celebrated artists.

He was working as a teacher at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music for twenty years. Therefore numerous popular young Hungarian saxophonist studied under him.

Moreover, he has for more than twenty years been working as a soloist for the former Hungarian Radio Band, now performing independently as Studio 11. Csepregi is not only the member of the group but he is its artistic director.

He won eMeRTon Award fifth and Hungarian Radio Standard Award two times. In recognition of his international success, he has been awarded several times: Haga Festival’s Special Award, Finnish Radio’s Standard Award and EBU Festival’s, which was organized in Norway, Outstanding Soloist Award....
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Awards

eMeRTon Award founded by the Hungarian Radio: Jazz Band of the Year (Hungarian Jazz Quartet), 1986 Life-Achievement Award (Studio 11), 1995 Instrumental Soloist of the Year, 1996 Jazz Band of the Year, 1997 Discovered of the Year (Hungarian World Music Orchestra), 1998 Standard Award of the Hungarian Radio, 1998 eMeRTon Award founded by the Hungarian Radio: Jazz Band of the Year (Hungarian Jazz Quartet), 1986 Life-Achievement Award (Studio 11), 1995 Instrumental Soloist of the Year, 1996 Jazz Band of the Year, 1997 Discovered of the Year (Hungarian World Music Orchestra), 1998 Standard Award of the Hungarian Radio, 1998 Standard Award of the Hungarian Radio, 2000 Gábor Szabó Award, 2009 International appreciation: Haga Festival’s Special Award Finnish Radio’s Standard Award EBU Festival’s Outstanding Soloist Award. .

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Featured recording “Gloomy Sunday”

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Gloomy Sunday

EMI Music (2009)

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Primary Instrument:Sax, tenor

Location:Budakeszi

Willing to teach:Beginners

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