Taste is a negative thing. Genius affirms and always affirms.

Franz Liszt
Tibor Csuhaj-Barna Photo by Viki Pintácsi

Tibor Csuhaj-Barna

Jazz Department

Jazz Double Bass as Main Subject

Born: 1964

Academic degree, univeristy postition: DLA, associate professor

Studies:
1971-1979: Zsigmond Móricz Elementary School of Music, Dunaújváros
1987-1990: Béla Bartók Conservatory of Music – jazz studies
1994-1997: Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music – Jazz Department
2013-2014: Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music – TMA
2018: Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Doctoral School – DLA doctorate degree

Teaching activities:
1991-2008: Frigyes Sándor School of Music
1998-2008: Ferenc Erkel Primary Art Institution and Secondary School of Jazz
2008- : Tóth Aladár Primary Music School
2008- : Béla Bartók Conservatory of Music
2008- : Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music

Invited lecturer, master classes:
2003: Vasvár
2005: University of Debrecen
2004-2015: Lamantin Improvisation Camp, Szombathely
2008, 2009, 2011: Sepsiszentgyörgy (Sfântu Gheorghe), Romania – Improvisation camp
2011, 2013: Weimar Music Hochshule
2016: Conservatorio of Music Antonio Scontrino,Trapani, Sicily (ITA)
2018: Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre
2018: Conservatorio Statale di Musica Francesco Venezze

Major concerts:
1992, 2000: Shetland Folk Festival (UK)
1995, 1997: Jersey Music Festival (UK)
1996: Japanese Tour (Tokyo, Osaka, Mie,Yamamoto, Miyako, Kyoto, Niigata)
1993: Hapavesi Festival, Rakkyla Festival (Finland)
1992: San Sebastian (Spain)
1995, 1997: Azores Islands (Portugal)
1992: Lisbon, Braga, Gimares, Evora (Portugal)
1992, 1993: Santiago de Compostella, Oviedo, Bilbao (Spain)
1994: Glasgow, Edinborough (Scotland)
1992: Skagen Festival (Denmark)
1991, 1997: Dranouter Festival (Belgium)
1997, 2001: Dunaufest (Austria)
1997, 2004: Bucharest
2000: Berlin
2005: Belgrade
1993, 1995: Tilburg Festival (Netherlands)
1997: Andorra
1995: Madrid
2008: Sepsiszentgyörgy (Sfântu Gheorghe) Festival (Romania)
2007: Selmecbánya (Banská Štiavnica) Jazz Fest (Slovakia)
2007: Palace of Arts, Budapest
2011: Bayreuth Jazz Fest (Germany)
2013: Weimar Jazz Fest (Germany)
2014: Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego (USA)
2016: Triapani Music Festival, Sicily (ITA)
2016: Tel-Aviv, Haifa, Mitzpe-Ramon
2018: Tallinn (EST)
2018: Rovigo (ITA)

Orchestral membership:

Former ensembles:
Binder Trio
Brass Age
Vasmalom (Iron Mill)
Makuz
Jazzjet
Regős Trio

Current ensembles:
Voice and Bass
Ágnes Lakatos Standard Zone
East Side Jazz Company
Equinox
Gábor Varga Trio
Niki Vörös Quartet
Jazzvoices

Recordings:
1990: Seniors (Hungaropop)
1991: Brass Age: Blue In Blue (GBP)
1992: Binder: Erózió (Erosion) (BMM)
1992: Vasmalom: II. (RGCD)
1993: Dr. Jazz Gospel Band: Deep River (Preludium)
1996: Vasmalom: III. (RGCD)
1997: István Regős: Verbunkos (Verbunk) (PJ)
1999: Attila Blaho: Bíborszív (Purple Heart) (BMM)
2000: Ágnes Lakatos: Covered By Frost. 2000 (BMM)
2003: East Side Jazz Company: Bora (BMM)
2003: Csűry Edit: Szervusz, szerelem…(Hungaroton)
2004: Equinox: Eclectica
2005: Regős Trio: Utazás Faremidóba (Journey to Faremido) (BMM)
2006: East Side Jazz Company: Fata Morgana (BMM)
2007: Equinox: Bábszínház (Puppet Theatre) (BMM)
2008: Voice and Bass I. (BMM)
2008: Gábor Varga Jazz Trio: From the Danube to West (BMM)
2012: Gábor Varga Jazz Trio: Cool Jazz (Hunnia)
2013: Voice and Bass II.: Into the Groove (Hunnia)
2014: Kriszta Kováts Quintet: Budapest Bámészko (Kossuth Könyvkiadó)
2014: Tibor Csuhaj-Barna: Corridoors (Hunnia)
2015: Tibor Márkus: Mysterious Tales (author’s release)
2015: Gábor Varga Jazz Trio: Cool Jazz – Up Jazz (Hunnia)
2017: Equinox: Trap (BMM)
2017: Gábor Varga Jazz Trio: Old School Mission
2017: Krisztián Nyári – Kriszta Kováts Quintet: Games and Love (Kossuth Publisher)
2018: Varga Gábor Quartet: Sounds of Colour (Hunnia)
2019: Equinox: Travel Through Time (BMM)
2019: Vörös Niki Quartet: Left Alone (Self Published)
2020: Varga Gábor Jazz Kvartett: It’s Getting Cooler (Hunnia)
2021: Lakatos Ágnes Special Zone: I’m Just Singing a Song (Hunnia)
2021: Voice and Bass feat.: Gyémánt Bálint: Black Crow (Hunnia)

Compositions:
1997: King Ubu – music for theatre (Chamber Theatre of Dunaújváros)
2000: Covered by frost – CD (Ágnes Lakatos)
2003: Bora (East Side Jazz Company)
2005: Fata Morgana (East Side Jazz Company)
2006: Voice-sing (Jazzvoices)
2008: Voice and Bass I. ( BMM )
2013: Voice and Bass II.: Into the Groove ( Hunnia )
2014: Tibor Csuhaj-Barna: Corridoors (Hunnia)
2017: Krisztián Nyári – Kriszta Kováts Quintet: Games and Love (Kossuth Publisher)
2021: Lakatos Ágnes Special Zone: I’m Just Singing a Song (Hunnia)

Publications:
„A nagybőgő-ének duó formáció a jazz-zenében” 2019, International.Book Market Service Ltd, member of OmniScriptum Publishing Group (ISBN: 978-613-9-41729-2)

Homepage:
www.voicebass.com
voicebass.bandcamp.com
musicians.allaboutjazz.com/Csuhaj-Barna
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Voice-and-Bass
www.myspace.com/tiborcsuhajbarna
www.myspace.com/voiceandbass

 
Contact: csb.tibor[at]gmail.com