Mátyás Papp


He began his musical studies at the age of 6 on tenor horn and later on trombone. After graduating from high school, he moved to Graz to continue his jazz studies at the city’s University of Arts. In 2012, he won 1st prize in the instrumentation category at the VI. Hungarian Jazz Federation’s Competition for Composers and Instrumentalists in 2012, and in 2016 he was awarded 3rd prize at the Riga Jazz Stage international jazz trombone competition. A year earlier, in 2015, he founded his band “The Coquette Jazz Band”. In 2019, he participated in the Modern Art Orchestra’s “Masterclass” programme and together they performed 3 of his own compositions.