Tamás Szekeres: guitarmania

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Tamás Szekeres has been around a long time. He was born 12 March 1964, Budapest. He went to the Ferenc Liszt College of Music as a guitar major. He was a student of Laszlo Szendrey-Karper, artist/teacher degree in 1991.

Bands (since 1979): Carat (1981), Varga Miklos Band (1982), Senator (1985), Szekeres Tamas Project (from 1988), Omen (1991-93), Tamas (since 1994), Omega (since 1994).

Concerts (selection): Classical guitar concerts in Hungary and Europe since 1993. Rock concerts in Hungary, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Austria, the USA in Ken Tamplin’s band and on tour in Europe with Tony MacAlpine.

He is a one man guitar army...solo albums: Guitarmania (Hungary 1989; Dureco, Holland 1992; Hungaroton 1992) Christmas in Guitarland (MMC, Hungary 1991; PMS, Germany 1991) Guitartales (Dureco, Holland–Germany 1992; Metal Force South Korea 1992) Classical Attitudes (Hungaroton/Mega, Hungary 1993, SPV Europe 1994) Dreamlake (Dureco, Holland–Germany 1994; Hungaroton/Mega, Hungary 1994; FEMS, Japan 1994; SPV Europe 1996) Guitar Hits/Guitar Hardware I. (Hungaroton/Mega, Hungary 1995; Fandango Japan 1997; SPV Europe 1997) Guitar Hardware II. (Mega, Europe-Hungary 1996) Blue Syndicate (Hungaroton/Mega–Crystal/SPV Europe 1996; Fandango, Japan 1996) Midnight Train-Maxi Single (Hungaroton/Mega, Europe 1996) La Catedral (Sony Classical, Hungary 1997) Live in Budapest (Marquee, Japan 1998; Mega, Hungary 1999) King Street Blues (Mega, Hungary 2000) Suites (Mega, Europe- Hungary 2001) DVDs: Omega Nepstadion-koncert '99 (Mega, Europe- Hungary 2000) Omega Nepstadion-koncert '94 (Mega, Europe- Hungary 2001) Illes-Metro-Omega koncert (Mega, Hungary 2001) Publications: Guitarmania (Metal Hammer Hungarica, guitar school series (1988–91) Guitar Club (Zeneszmagazin, series (1992–) Electric Guitar School I (1997) Rock Guitar School (1998)

mega discography

Influences include: J.S. Bach, Johann Kaspar Mertz, Heitor Villa Lobos, László Szendrey Karper, Tony MacAlpine, Greg Howe, Eddie van Halen, Paul Gilbert, Y.J. Malmsteen, Richie Blackmoore, Vinnie Moore, Gary Moore, Joe Satriani, Steve Vai, Steve Lukather, John Petrucci, Michael Schenker, Dimebag Darrel, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Tony Iommi, Andy Timmons, Neal Schon, Angus Young, Santana, Blues Saraceno, Frank Gambale, Richie Kotzen, Marty Friedman, Glenn Hughes, Ken Tamplin, Jorn Lande, Sammy Hagar, David Coverdale, Ian Gillan, Eric Martin, David Lee Roth