Born: June 23, 1975 Primary Instrument: Piano
The Daniel Szabo Trio plays originals and standard-arrangements written by its leader whose pieces have a peculiar taste and character influenced by the colorful and complex musical heritage of Eastern-Europe. The group has been regularly performing at international festivals, concert halls or clubs and often collaborates with renowned international jazz artists: they have joined forces with Kurt Rosenwinkel, Chris Potter, John Ellis, Rosario Giuliani and Flavio Boltro in the past years. The band’s last album containing a complete program of originals composed by Szabo features New York-guitarist Kurt Rosenwinkel whose band Szabo has already toured with throughout Europe. The Daniel Szabo Trio was part of the Kimmel Center Jazz Series (Mellon Jazz-Up Close) in Philadelphia in March of 2008, of which the artistic director was Danilo Perez....
Awards:2000, Montreux Jazz Festival; "Jas Hennessy Solo Piano Competition" - 1. prize 2006, Paris; "4th International Martial Solal Jazz Piano Competition" - 1. prize, "Grand Prize of the City of Paris"
Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.