Ágnes Zsigmondi

Ágnes Zsigmondi

Real Name:
Agnes Zsigmondi McCraven
Profile:
Singer and flutist born in Budapest, Hungary.
In 1972, she joined a folk dancing group called Bihari. In 1974 she made her first international tour as the solo singer of the famous Hungarian gypsy group, Rajko. At the same time she began her studies at the Bela Bartok Conservatory in Budapest. In 1975, Ágnes and four other musicians formed the group Kolinda. In 1978 Ágnes resumed her solo career.
In 1980 she left Budapest for Paris. As a solo artist she performed successfully in Paris. Ágnes decided to move to the U.S.A. in 1985. She performed her first concert in the U.S.A. at the Speak Easy Club in New York and has performed in many New England Clubs and Universities. Ágnes appeared on local cable TV with recordings of her live performances and ACTV frequently plays her shows recorded for the Amherst channel.
Since her last CD release and international tour with the reformed Kolinda in 1996, she returned to Budapest to perform with the group again at the International Sziget Festival in the summer of 2004.
Ágnes Zsigmondi has also recorded two CD's of her original arrangements and compositions. Her style is based on East European traditional rhythms and melodies, incorporating folk, jazz, hip-hop and Latin elements.
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Artist

Ágnes Zsigmondi Discography Tracks

Vocals

Kolinda Kolinda - Kolinda (Album) Hexagone France 1976 Sell This Version
Kolinda Kolinda - 1514 (Album) Hexagone France 1977 Sell This Version
Kolinda Kolinda - Kolinda (Album) Hexagone, Hexagone France 1977 Sell This Version
SLPX 15054 Various A Fal (as Zsigmondi Ágnes) and 1 more… Various - Dühös Múzsa (Politikai Dalok)(LP, Album) Hungaroton SLPX 15054 Hungary 1977 Sell This Version
SLPX 12371 Various For Alrun Various - Fiatal Magyar Zeneszerzők Elektronikus Kompozíciói = Electronic Music By Young Hungarian Composers(LP, Album) Hungaroton SLPX 12371 Hungary 1983 Sell This Version
66983- 2, DK 021 Kolinda Kolinda - Osz(CD, Album) Celluloid, Celluloid 66983- 2, DK 021 France 1996 Sell This Version

Instruments & Performance

Kolinda Kolinda - Kolinda (Album) Hexagone France 1976 Sell This Version
Kolinda Kolinda - Kolinda (Album) Hexagone, Hexagone France 1977 Sell This Version
Kolinda Kolinda - 1514 (Album) Hexagone France 1977 Sell This Version
SLPX 15054 Various A Fal (as Zsigmondi Ágnes) and 1 more… Various - Dühös Múzsa (Politikai Dalok)(LP, Album) Hungaroton SLPX 15054 Hungary 1977 Sell This Version
FRL 005 Stephen McCraven Quartet Featuring Sam Rivers Stephen McCraven Quartet Featuring Sam Rivers - Intertwining Spirits(LP, Album) Free Lance FRL 005 France 1983 Sell This Version
66983- 2, DK 021 Kolinda Kolinda - Osz(CD, Album) Celluloid, Celluloid 66983- 2, DK 021 France 1996 Sell This Version

Writing & Arrangement

Kolinda Dorombének Kolinda - 1514 (Album) Hexagone France 1977 Sell This Version
Kolinda Cigany Hallgató (as A. Szimondi) and 1 more… Kolinda - Kolinda (Album) Hexagone, Hexagone France 1977 Sell This Version
FRL 005 Stephen McCraven Quartet Featuring Sam Rivers Gare De L'Est Orient Express (as A. Zsigmondi) Stephen McCraven Quartet Featuring Sam Rivers - Intertwining Spirits(LP, Album) Free Lance FRL 005 France 1983 Sell This Version
66983- 2, DK 021 Kolinda Ördög Van and 1 more… Kolinda - Osz(CD, Album) Celluloid, Celluloid 66983- 2, DK 021 France 1996 Sell This Version
K0197 Kolinda Szerelem (as Zsigmondi Ágnes) and 2 more… Kolinda - Szerelem 1977-1997(CD, Comp, Promo) Kozmopolisz K0197 Hungary 1997 Sell This Version

Featuring & Presenting

HCD 17672 Koncz Zsuzsa Koncz Zsuzsa - Menetrend(CD, Album, RE, RM) Mega (5) HCD 17672 Hungary 1996 Sell This Version