Veronika Harcsa

Veronika Harcsa
Veronika Harcsa
Harcsa Veronika Quartet


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  • country:Hungary
  • region:Central Europe
  • style(s):Jazz
  • label:"self managed"
  • gender:female
  • instrumentation:vocal
  • artist posted by:Hangveto

Line up

  • Attila Blaho (piano)
  • Bálint Gyémánt (guitar)
  • Bálint Majtényi (drums, percussion)
  • Veronika Harcsa (vocals)
  • Zoltán Oláh (double bass)


Veronika Harcsa was born in Budapest. During her schooling years she went to several music schools learning to play the piano, the saxophone, and studying classical/ jazz singing.
She graduated from the vocal jazz faculty of the Ferenc Liszt College of Music Budapest in June 2008.
She formed her own jazz quartet in 2005, featuring leading Hungarian jazz musicians (Attlia Blaho piano, Zoltan Olah double bass, Balint Majtenyi drums). In the very same year she produced and released her first jazz standard album titled Speak Low in Hungary.
Speak Low was later released in Japan in July 2007 by an independent label based in Tokyo called Nature Bliss, and became No.1 selling album in the vocal jazz charts of Tower Records Japan.
In the year 2006 she began to compose and play her own songs that lead to her second album being recorded in June 2007 titled You Don't Know It's You, which consists of thirteen original songs.
You Don't Know It's You was also released in Japan, and became No.1 selling album in the vocal jazz charts.
The album's first single, Too Early became No.1. in the TOP 30 listening chart on Hungarian National radio, MR2 Pet&337;fi.
In 2007 She won the Budapest Fringe's Best Voice Award.
In November 2008 she released her third album titled Red Baggage, which consists of thirteen original songs.
Besides her jazz quartet she has tried herself in many genres. She is the singer of the well-established Erik Sumo Band. She has appeared as a guest on several Hungarian electro music projects and has performed in contemporary dance pieces, theater pieces and films as a singer, proving her versatility. Her growing career has allowed her to perform at numerous festivals in Hungary, Japan, Germany, Austria, Italy, Belgium, Switzerland, France, Israel, Slovakia, Serbia and Romania.