Attila Gyárfás

Hungary - Independent

Attila Gyárfás

Attila Gyárfás is a Hungarian drummer and composer primarily focusing on free improvisation and on researching the tonal possibilities of the drum set.

He has appeared on over 20 records and has performed at a great number of major venues and festivals with artists including Magic Malik, Alexander von Schlippenbach, Ralph Alessi, and Seijiro Murayama. As a leader he has released three records (Cloud Factory in 2018, Randomity in 2020, and Minimal Distance in 2022). He is a co-founder of the groups Quelquefois and Identified Flying Object and is a member of the experimental folk jazz band named Kovász. He has started an electroacoustic duo project with composer Bálint Bolcsó and he regularly performs in duo with pianist Gabriel Zucker. He teaches jazz drums at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music from 2020. Attila is a proud endorser of Dream Cymbals and Gongs since 2016.