Territories: DE, CH, AT, LU

Multi award winning Polish jazz sextet EABS are widely considered to be one of the most exciting and accomplished jazz bands in the world. They apply an innovative approach to jazz, distilling it through the prism of hip-hop, mixing it with elements of soul, funk, electronic music, and of course, traditional polish jazz. Their highly acclaimed debut album Repetitions (Letters To Krzysztof Komeda), which first pressing was sold out within 8 weeks, was a dedication and tribute to the Polish Jazz legend Krzysztof Komeda, and caught major attention across the European jazz world, receiving praise from the like of Gilles Peterson, Jazz Forum and Polish jazz legend Michal Urbaniak who features on the album.

EABS has performed at prestigious venues as Witold Lutoslawski S1 Studio (Warsaw), Gdansk Shakespeare Theatre, and the Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra concert hall (Katowice), as well as festivals such as Woodstock (Kostrzyn nad Odra), Spring Break (Poznan), XJAZZ (Berlin), Tauron Nowa Muzyka (Katowice) and BuSH (Budapest) They also toured the UK (London, Manchester, Liverpool), China (Xiamen, Guangzhou, Shenzhen) and performed at Porgy & Bess (Austria) and Ronnie Scott’s (London).

The band has won awards like The Best Newcomer Jazz Band 2017 (Jazz Forum), The Best Electric Jazz Band 2017 (Jazz Forum), GaMa Award 2017 – the best album (Gazeta Magnetofonowa Magazine), 30 Creatives of Wroclaw 2018 and has appeared on the cover of Jazz Forum magazine.

(Photo: Ola Bodnaruś)