Hungarian Folk Songs Tzumo

Cover Hungarian Folk Songs

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Label: Hunnia Records

Genre: Jazz

Subgenre: Mainstream Jazz

Artist: Tzumo

Album including Album cover Booklet (PDF)


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  • 1I Want To Get Trough The Tisza03:28
  • 2Spring Wind02:51
  • 3The Good Horsy Soldier02:24
  • 4Birdie, Birdie02:17
  • 5Wind Of The Wings02:57
  • 6In My Window02:47
  • 7I Left My Beautiful Country 02:42
  • 8Rising On The Rock02:54
  • 9Poor Fellow03:20
  • 10White Fuszulyka Flower03:11
  • 11Poor Fellow (Bonus Track)02:38
  • Total Runtime31:29

Info for Hungarian Folk Songs

“Before he transmitted his recent material, I was a little scared... Tzumo and Hungarian folk songs? Then I started to listen to the disc. From the first track my soul was delighted. I'm not a folk fan, but I listened to it three times in a row. In recent decades, a number of Hungarian jazz musicians had hard times with folk songs. There were some who played faster than the speed of light for their own sake, and some others had let their imagination take over, and left nothing from the original melody. Tzumo append these well-known folk songs to jazz harmonies, while maintaining the original feeling as well.” Maloschik Róbert

Tzumo, Steinway & Sons model D grand piano

Oláh Tzumo Árpád
Tzumo Árpád started playing the piano at the age of seven. He studied classical music at the Weiner Leó Conservatory (Hungary Budapest), after he received a scholarship to the Ferenc Erkel School of Jazz Music. His first success was the shared first prize of the Hungarian (Béla Bartók) Radio's talent competition, which was a scholarship for 5-week summer course at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. In 2001, Tzumo received the first prize for the best Trio and for being the best soloist at the "Jazz an der Donau" competition. In 2001, in the Jazz Hoeilaart International Contest competition, Tzumo won all three of the main prizes : for the best Trio , and for the most creative performance piece, and he also received the prize for best European soloist. In 2002, he also received the full scholarship and continued his studies at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. In 2003 he got accepted to the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz. He has performed with Monk Institute Band, featuring Terence Blanchard, Herbie Hancock, Wayne Shorter, Kenny Garret, Hal Crook ,Terry Lyne Carrington in the United States, Europe and Japan. His record, "My Time", received Hungary's musical award, the Gramophone. He graduated fro

Booklet for Hungarian Folk Songs

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