ELMA

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ELMA - Avantgarde Jazz Contemporary Jazz Free Improvisation Jazz Live Act in Warsaw

ELMA Short Info

ELMA Quartet:

ELMA - voice (elmavoice.com)
Verneri Pohjola - trumpet (verneripohjola.com)
Dominik Wania - piano (dominikwania.com)
Maciej Garbowski - double bass (maciejgarbowski.com)

ELMA Quartet contains an expressive mixture of four musical personalities: ELMA - latest sensational discovery in Polish vocal jazz, Verneri Pohjola - Finnish top trumpeter being in the international spotlight for the past few years, and the precious pearls of Polish jazz and improvising scene - pianist Dominik Wania and bassist Maciej Garbowski.

The first album of the quartet - ELMA "Hic Et Nunc" (iMp 2014) - has been enthusiastically acclaimed by jazz reviewers, including top notes by Jazzarium and JazzPRESS, and found its place on the podium of the Polish Jazz 2014 Top Ten ranking.
The second album - ELMA „Ad Rem" - will be released by Hevhetia in January 2016.

Press Quotes:

"ELMA composes and sings without lyrics in a way incomparable to anything I have heard before. Sensational debut recording!!!" /Maciej Lewenstein "Polish Jazz Recordings and Beyond", 2nd edition/

"ELMA - sensational discovery of the Polish jazz vocal scene" /Adam Baruch, Singer Jazz Festival/

"One of the greatest discoveries in Polish jazz AD 2014 " /Mateusz Magierowski, JazzPRESS/

" 'Hic Et Nunc' by ELMA - the most intriguing vocal album of not only the last year" /Maciej Karłowski, Jazzarium/

"I have no doubt that „Hic Et Nunc” by mysterious ELMA is one of the most
important debuts in Polish vocal jazz in recent years." /Tomasz Łuczak, Polish-Jazz/

"ELMA - one of the most interesting new voices on the jazz scene" /Jazzarium/

ELMA Quartet:

ELMA - voice (elmavoice.com)
Verneri Pohjola - trumpet (verneripohjola.com)
Dominik Wania - piano (dominikwania.com)
Maciej Garbowski - double bass (maciejgarbowski.com)

ELMA Quartet contains an expressive mixture of four musical personalities: ELMA - latest sensational discovery in Polish vocal jazz, Verneri Pohjola - Finnish top trumpeter being in the international spotlight for the past few years, and the precious pearls of Polish jazz and improvising scene - pianist Dominik Wania and bassist Maciej Garbowski.

The first album of the quartet - ELMA "Hic Et Nunc" (iMp 2014) - has been enthusiastically acclaimed...

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Discography ELMA

  • 2016 Ad Rem Album | Hevhetia
  • 2014 Hic Et Nunc Album | iMp

Media

  • Video ELMA "Hic Et Nunc" (iMp 20...
  • Sound ELMA - I'm Ready
  • Sound ELMA - HIC
  • Video REM XI (from ELMA "AD REM",...

Origin

  • Warsaw PL

Members

  • ELMA voice
  • Verneri Pohjola trumpet
  • Dominik Wania piano
  • Maciej Garbowski double bass

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