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"Breathtakingly energetic..."

"....breathtakingly energetic and yet classically refined. This new wonder is The Transform Quintet." - Weekly Answer

"Human emotions..."

"Their music is the narrative of human emotions, as well as their own. Their concerts are brimming with fascinating, spontaneous energy that is contagious for all audiences." - MIW


" The Transform Quintet is a group of outstandings young musicians whose virtuosity and solo expressions verify Calderazzo's compliments all the way." - Debrecen News

"Pleasant suprise..."

"Even with the necessary temperance and moderation one can only say: this is indeed one of the most pleasant suprises on the Hungarian jazz scene this year ! The Transform Quintet's debute album is a must for any fan of good music, irrespective of genre. My compliments, this is a high standrad." - Rockinform

"A unique intensity..."

" The musicians brought us a suprise of unique intensity,strong technical skill and high personal achievement. The Transform Quintet is an organic formation of young talented musicians.Their music is enjoyable for both the uninitiated and quick-eared listeners. It is nota suprise that besides the headliner The John Pattitucci Group they were the most appreciated band of the festival." - Nuwer

"With an ease of skill.."

"Five astonishingly young Hungarian musicians, with an ease of skill often shaming older jazz-players, play the kind of modern mainstream jazz, instrumental latin and fusion, that Herbie Hancock, Michael Brecker or Branfrod Marsalis were already playing well before any of them were born." - Népszabadság

"Catch the hidden meanings..."

"It is worldwide to probe deeper than usual into this atmosphere the band conjures, to decipher the hidden meanings of the melodies and attend the ease of their playful skill. The job they did blending such a wide variety of musicial influences with taste, style and imagination is excellent - fully utilizing the infinite possibilities of jazz improvisation." - GD's underground magazine


First album " Under the rainbow" - 2001
Next album " The geometry of desire" - 2004
Last album " Each other's children" - 2007
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The Transform Quintet is an inventive and unique jazz band from Hungary. Their music gives plenty of space for exploration in the realms of crossover-jazz,Latin and Hungarian folk music,yet remains within the field of contemporary jazz. You can always recognize musical telephaty among these five people, improvising with lyricism,passion and virtuosity.
"....Playing together with this band reminds me of when I was playing in the Michael Brecker Band" /Joey Calderazzo/