Juhasz plays a big part in this group’s ability to leave a genuinely satisfying impression. Without ever dominating the sound, he offers support, a clear sense of direction and a compact range of colours.” Rob Adams Review of Alan Benzie’s ‘Traveller’s Tales’

“The excellent, highly tasteful and sensitive drummer performed wonderfully at the 2011 British-Hungarian Jazz Festival in London playing with world famous alto sax player Peter King.” Peter Pallai (Curator of jazz programmes on the BBC World Service 1968-1995)

“Piano Bench is a uniformly fine disc with everything to offer in pushing boundaries.” C. Michael Bailey, All About Jazz Review of ’Piano Bench’

Marton Juhasz’s career began in 2005 when he won national first prize for solo percussion in Hungary. In 2006 he studied at Drumtech, London where he was awarded prize for top overall student. In 2007 he was accepted to Berklee College of Music, Boston and graduated summa cum laude in 2011. In 2010 he was the recipient of the Foundation for Hungarian Percussion Culture’s yearly award. After returning from the United States in 2012 Marton has been active in Europe and has had the opportunity to work with musicians such as Lionel Loueke, Byron Wallen, Peter King, Bela Szakcsi Lakatos, Robert Szakcsi Lakatos, Kenji Herbert, Matyas Gayer, Kristof Bacso, Viktor Toth, Stefan Gottfried, Daniel Szabo, Marton Fenyvesi, Nikoletta Szoke, Jozsef Barcza Horvath, Matyas Szandai, Ondrej Stveracek, Mike Gotthard, Aron Talas, Cesar Joaniquet, Janos Aved, Alan Benzie, Arpad Tzumo and Rozina Patkai. In 2014 and 2015 Marton was voted ‘Drummer of the Year’ on the JazzMa online readers’ poll. In 2017 Marton became the first person to hold the drum chair of the prestigious Focusyear Ensemble directed by Wolfgang Muthspiel. Highlight performances of recent years include:

The Jazz Dock, Prague – with the Matyas Gayer Trio feat. Ondrej Stveracek (2016)

Opus Jazz Club, Budapest – with the Kristof Bacso Triad feat. Lionel Loueke – Live CD Recording (2015)

London Jazz Festival – with the Alan Benzie Trio (2015)

Jazzycolors Festival, Paris – as leader (2015)

Club 606, London – with Peter King (2011), with Gareth Williams & Yuri Golubev (2015)

Saransk Jazz Festival – with the Kristof Bacso Quartet feat. Kornel Fekete Kovács (2014)

Palace of Arts, Budapest – with Mark Nightingale & Budapest Jazz Orchestra (2014)

The Standard, Copenhagen – with Benjamin Koppel (2014)

Mosaic Jazz Festival, Sibiu – with Nikoletta Szőke, Robert Lakatos & Jozsef Barcza Horvath (2014)

B-flat, Berlin – with Viktor Toth (2013)

Hungarian National Radio, Budapest – with Sandor Lakatos ‘Soso’ (2010)