Name:Tamás Szabó (harmonica player)





My Name's : Szabó Tamás, I was born in Budapest 1968.


2009: !

2008: Largo Cammino's CD: Kávékerengő. (

2007: Palermo Boogie Gang's new album: Parking Lot Blues. 4th solo album: Special Guest Szabó Tamás.

2006: Production of the second Hungarian Harmonica Anthology: "FISHERS".

2006: "OBSESSION" with lot of  famous hungarien musicians:


2005: My extra CD with Nemes Zoltán - piano player: "ALL COMES BACK"


2004: "PART OF SILENCE" solo CD

2004: New classical ensemble "SILENCE" with Balázs Fórizs - harmonica, 
            Csaba Bese -  bass, Zoltán Nemes - piano, Arthur Bálint Kövi - chello.

2002: Third  music CD of the Spo-Dee-O-Dee "'AIN'T GOT NO MONEY"

2001: New classical music album with My student, Csízy László "BLUE ORANGE"

2000: Firts Hungarian Boogie-Woogie CD "BOOGIE-WOOGIE BARBERSHOP".

1999: "DRINKING WINE SPO-DEE-O-DEE", blues CD my new band : Spo-Dee-o-Dee.

1999: 90-minute interview in the Hungarian Television (MTV 1)

1999: Production of the first Hungarian Harmonica Anthology "HARPONIC MOVEMENTS".

1999: The Second solo CD "THE NEW LODGER".


1998: I was the pruducer of  "THE SONG IS ENDED". A CD of a great Hungarian piano player
Nagy Szabolcs which contains songs of the '20-30s.

1998: Participation in the Hungarian delegation at Eurovision Songfestival, Birmingham.


1997: Establishement of Hungarian Harmonica Society, I was a founding member of it.

1997: Forning a quintet version of  Spo-Dee-O-Dee with Zoltan Nemes- piano, Torma Gábor- voc.,drums, Varga László-bass Szűcs Gábor-voc,guitar

1997: My first solo CD with the title "THE TAYLOR'S CLOTHES".

1997: I wrote a Hungarian blues harmonica schoolbook "BLUES WITH THE FEELING".


1996: A twenty-minute interview took place in a well-known cultural program of Hungarian Television.

1996: A twenty-minute concert film with Big Jay McNeelyin a  SAT 3 (Germany  TV show).

1996: "ANNIVERSARY", last CD of the Palermo Boogie Gang.


1995: I was the producer of the "CARAVAN", a CD containing a collestion of the archive recordings of past Hungarian harmonica players such as ABC Trio.

1995: Recording and editing an accustic CD (first in Hungary) with the title "NIGHT TIME IS A TIGHT TIME".

1994: Recording and editing the CD "BOOGIE NIGHT IN BUDAPEST" with  BIG JAY McNEELY, an American saxophonist.

1994: Third CD with Palermo Boogie Gang with the title "BOTTLE UP AND GO".


1993: I participated at Hohner Harmonica World Championship and received a placed fourth in outstanding performance category.

1993: I recorded and edited the second CD with Palermo Boogie Gang , with the title "RED HOT BLUES".


1990: My first LP came out with PALERMO BOOGIE GANG.

1990: The English version of tis LP as a CD version came out with the title "YOU KNOW JUST BECAUSE"  .

l989: My first LP came out as member of BISTRO BLUES BAND with the title "TUDOD CSAK AZÉRT"
(You Know Just Because).



Moreover I shared the stage with Hungarian an internationally known blues bands and musicians,
such as Champion jack dupree, Louisana Red, Otis grand, Chicago All Stars band, Mojo Blues band,
Blues Wire, Terry Evans, Ripoff  Raskolnikov, Larry Garner, Big Jay Mcneely, Big Joe Turner memorial band  etc.
As Being a session musician my harmonica playing can be heard on more than so Hungarian pop/rock/jazz albums.