Attila Korb

Attila Korb  Biography

TROMBONE

He was born in Kecskemét, Hungary, 1983. His first instruments were the violin and the piano. In ’95 he founded his own trad. jazz band called the Little Jazz Band first as a piano player. At the age of 13 he started to play the trombone. It was just a few month later when he become the member of the Bohem Ragtime Jazz Band. With this band Attila could played most of the biggest european jazz festivals (Mountreaux, Ascona, Pori, Berlin, Bude, Oslo…) and some of the American ones like the Sacramento Jazz Jubilee and the Scott Joplin Ragtime Festival (Sedalia/MO). He graduated at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music – Budapest as a sofa/musictheory teacher and choir conductor (on classical music). In the same time he studed trombone in the Jazz Conservatoar. He was the trombone teachers of the CZECHJAZZ Workshop 2006 (Prague). He is the winner of the Ernő Zsoldos Jazz Trombone Competition organised by the Hungarian State Radio 2007 – this first prize contained the possibility to make his first solo CD „The Guy From Kecskemét”. In 2009 Attila was one of the soloist at the Breda Jazz Festival (the biggest trad. jazz festival in The Netherlands), where he got the “Kobe Jazz Street Award” which contained the invitation to the Kobe Jazz Street Festival (Japan). In 2010 he took part of a 3 weeks european tour as the member of the European Jazz Orchestra. In 2011 he joined a tour (NL/FR) represented the music of Bix Beiderbecke. Beside playing trombone Attila plays cornet, piano and he also makes arrangements for any type of musical ensembles.