The Duo (2of a kind) - Duo | Krakow, Poland
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LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION:
Ayal Elbaz and his Duo - The Duo (2of a kind) have been playing in my restaurant 'Starka' twice a week for over 2 and a half years.
Ayal is a very friendly man who loves playing the guitar, singing, talking with people and entertaining the audience. He is the head of The Duo (2of a kind) - always on time and when on vacation he arranges a replacement and thus everything always goes smooth and easy going. You can always count on them - this is important when people make bookings just to listen to The Duo.
They play and sing with a lot of enthusiasm and I've never kn ... own The Duo to refuse an encore when asked.
They make people relax, sing with them and even dance. Ayal has a nice approach to life - romantic and full of passion/music. He collects vinyl records and adores women :-)
He is like Rodrigues, Sugar Man, I met him on Plac Wolnica in Cracow playing with his band on the street and that is how our friendship had begun.
I truly recommend The Duo, it is always great fun with them!
Joanna pietrzak, owner.
Starka restaurant, Josefa 14, Cracow
LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION:
Mr. Ayal Elbaz - and his duo act The Duo ('2of a kind') have been performing in our pub every week for over a year and a half. At this time Ayal became known as an excellent guitarist and a great performer while the female vocalist was always emotionally moving and professional.
In my opinion Mr. Ayal Elbaz is one of the most gifted guitar player with whom we had the pleasure to collaborate.
All performances were marked by professionalism and excellent and personal rapport with the audience.
Our entire co-operation proceeded without any reservations in a friendly and conflict-free atmosphere. I would certainly recommend The Duo and guarantee the success of any collaboration with them.
Tomasz Pabian, owner
Owner of 'pub Jan'
Bozego Ciala 11, Cracow
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Name: Ayal Elbaz
Between the years 2013 and 2018 Ayal has been playing in and around Cracow, Poland with a Duo and trio bands - The Duo ('2of a kind') and Lemon Trio in restaurants, cafe's, bars. clubs. events, hotels, private parties and wedding receptions, averaging 6 shows a week.
Between 2008 and 2012 Ayal performed regularly his original compositions in Tel Aviv.
In 2007 he traveled to South Africa & played at the Durban International Blues Festival & several shows in Johannesburg.
Ayal lived in Sydney, Australia for over four years & during that time he performed in various v ... enues.
In 2005/6 Ayal signed a record deal with “Hardrush Music”, an independent record label in Australia.
'Hardrush Music' released his CD 'Look Away' which was sold in the US, Canada and Australia.
One of his songs from the CD was released in the compilation album 'Big Day Indie'. The CD was sold in Australia and New Zealand.
In 2003 he played in the Tel-Aviv & Givataim Blues Festivals.
He has played live, hundreds of times in Blues/Funk & Rock bands.
In 1999 he toured with a world music band in Israel, the tour included 4 shows on TV.
From 1996 to 1998 while living in Paris Ayal formed a Blues/funk band & played regularly in and around the city.
Whilst living in New York, he played at the 'Lions Dove' and the 'Boom'.
His songs were played on radio stations in Israel, Australia & New Zealand.
Ayal was born in Israel; he began playing keyboards at the age of seven and guitar at fourteen.
When he was twenty he won a national guitar competition.
Ayal grew up listening to Elvis, Bob Dylan, Billie holiday, Janis Joplin, Muddy Waters, Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, The Beatles and more.
Name, Monika Polak
Monika, a graduated of Cultural Studies from The Jagiellonian University -Institute of American Studies. She studied singing in one of Krakow's music schools under the vocal trainer Kamil Kuźnik. She also practiced under the supervision of the vocal couches - Paulina Kujawska, Justyna Motylska and Dean Kaelin. Monika improved SLS and MIX singing techniques. She’s a lover of soul music and gospel, participated in many singing workshops. Monika works with numerous musical ensembles playing funky-pop-jazz music and often performs with Ayal Elbaz, The Duo.
Ayal Elbaz: A guitar player and a singer. playing the guitar from a young age. Has been performing for over 15 years around the world. (French nationality)
Monika Polak - author of texts and music, chorister and soloist, participant of the 5th edition of The Voice of Poland in the band of the Polish rock legend Marek Piekarczyk. Co-founder of the original Made in China project. She also often cooperates with the Orchestra of Baczków, with which she appeared in 2017 at You have talent''. For years, actively working in the Krakow music scene.
The Duo have been playing together for over 3 a ... nd a half years averaging 5 shows a week in cafe's, restaurants, bars, private parties Hotels and weddings receptions in and around Cracow.
Some of the venues we played at:
Dobry Kumpel, Zloty Piec, The grill bar, Pub Jan, piekny pies, Rababar, El Toro. Starka, Le Scandale, Baroque, Kladka cafe, Baccarat live, Jeff's, Krakowska/Wolnica, Jeff's Katowice, Greg & Tom beer house, Hotel Kossak, Hotel Pod Wawelem, The Irish Mbassy, Mlynek cafe, Kazimir Restaurant & Bar and more...
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