According to the Hungarian musicians’ community, he is the ‘leader saxophone player’ in Hungary. You can find his name on the jacket of nearly 500 records, either his own or several celebrated artists.
He was working as a teacher at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music for twenty years. Therefore numerous popular young Hungarian saxophonist studied under him.
Moreover, he has for more than twenty years been working as a soloist for the former Hungarian Radio Band, now performing independently as Studio 11. Csepregi is not only the member of the group but he is its artistic director.
He won eMeRTon Award fifth and Hungarian Radio Standard Award two times. In recognition of his international success, he has been awarded several times: Haga Festival’s Special Award, Finnish Radio’s Standard Award and EBU Festival’s, which was organized in Norway, Outstanding Soloist Award.
He is a member of an international ”All Stars” Band. He played together with the famous guitar virtuoso Mike Stern, the world-famous vibraphone wizard Dave Samuels from Spyro Gyra Band, Russel Ferrante pianist, the founder of the two-time Grammy awarded Yellowjackets and the excellent drummer Alex Acuna from the legendary Weather Report. They gave concerts as Twin Lines Project all over the world.
Gyula Csepregi began his studies at Béla Bartók Academy of Music in 1980.