ELDA is celebrating the beauty and importance of exploring and merging cultures, sharing stories that are universally relatable.
Combining their personal experiences, musical heritage and cultural backgrounds, the trio composed original songs, resulting in the creation of a brand new sound.
They have taken their inspiration from the folk music traditions and tales from each country, making use of traditional instruments with an electronic twist to add further texture and colour to the music
Emilia Martensson, Janez Dovc (accordion) and Adriano Adewale (percussion) have significant careers in their significant countries and have toured around the world with major jazz and world music artists.
Emilia Martensson – ‘Vocalist Of The Year’ at the Parliamentary Jazz Awards 2016
“Exquisitely beautiful songs… Martensson has struck gold.” – JazzWise
“Janez Dovč is one of the most creative musical artists in Slovenia in the past few years” –
“London-based Brazilian percussionist Adriano Adewale has lately been proving he’s a priceless asset“ – The Guardian