ELMA

Trained in classical music ELMA finally turned to jazz and graduated from the Krakow School of Jazz and Contemporary Music in the vocal class under Marek Bałata. During her school years she received awards in jazz vocal contests: International Meetings for Jazz Vocalists in Zamość (2002 ) and Sing Jazz Blues in Lomża (2003).

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”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”/

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

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

“Hic Et Nunc” by ELMA - …the most intriguing vocal album of not only the last year” -/Maciej Karlowski, 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 Luczak, Polish-Jazz/

“One of the greatest discoveries in Polish jazz AD 2014” -/Mateusz Magierowski, JazzPRESS/

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