Peter Bede

Peter Bede

Photo: Richard Kalocsai

He was born in Budapest, 1981.

Music education:

  • 1992 - 1999 Leo Weiner Music School, Budapest, Hungary
  • 1999- 2000 Folk Music School of Obuda, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2000 - 2001 Ferenc Erkel Music School, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2003 – 2008 Jazz Department of the Ferenc Liszt Music Academy earned Bachelor’s Degree as a jazz-saxophone performer and teacher, Budapest, Hungary
  • 2012 – 2014 Folk Music Department of the Ferenc Liszt Music Academy Master Training, Folklore Woodwind Instrument Faculty

Group playing experiences, Concerts:

He started playing the saxophone at age seventeen after playing clarinet for seven years. Mihaly Dresch played a major role in his interest turning to the jazz and folk genre, although he started his studies in classical music on the clarinet. He has played at numerous Hungarian and international festivals, in clubs, Radio and Tv shows over the years. His musical style can be defined by jazz style, although folk music has a great impact on his music. He has been attending folk music camps in Gyimes and Moldova (Rumania) since 2002, where he was able to learn from authentic sources. Bands he's been working with over the years include Besh O Drom, Fanfara Complexa, Kalman Balogh Gypsy Cimbalom Band, Szilvia Bognar Band. He is a frequently performs with the Buda Folk Band and also the band Szeret led by Balazs Vizeli. He also plays experimental improvisational musics. Good examples are his recordings with viola player Szilard Mezei from Vojvodina (Serbia).

Employment history:

  • 2013 – Beni Egressy Conservatory and Music School

Selected Discography:

  • 2002 - Tuzko Septet: Zengo ko
  • 2003 - Tuzko Septet: Tavaszkoszonto
  • 2004 - Balogh Kalman's Gipsy Cimbalom Band: Hora Jazz
  • 2006 - Bognar Szilvia: Enek orzi az idot
  • 2008 - Grand Magony Orchestra: Bear Dance
  • 2009 - Bognar Szivia: Harang csendul
  • 2010 - Korpas Éva: Szerelem, szerelem
  • 2011 - Fanfara Complexa: Radio Popular
  • 2011 - Bognar Szilvia: Csintekerinto
  • 2011 - Buda Folk Band: Suru vandor
  • 2012 – Nigun: Lebedik at the Budapest Jazz Club
  • 2012 - Balogh Kalman's Gipsy Cimbalom Band: Delibab
  • 2012 - Amatild:Tavaszi szel
  • 2013 - Zoran: Egypar barat
  • 2013 - Amatild: Jojj el
  • 2014 - Kortars Nepzenei Tarsulat: Uzenet
  • 2014 - Karavan Familia: Asvin
  • 2014 - Cimbali Band: Vidampark
  • 2014 - Amatild: Falusi zsoltar
  • 2014 . Bognar Szilvia: Semmicske enekek
  • 2015 - Cimbali Band: Moldva - a Balkan kapuja
  • 2015 - Zuros Banda