Maja & Mathei’s band (Foyl Aka)

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Maja Mágedli – Composition, Vocals (from Hungary)
Mathei Florea – Composition, Piano (from Estonia)
Arno Grussendorf – Electric Guitar (from Germany)
Amund Kleppan – Drums (from Norway)
Maximilian Hughes – Electric Bass (from US/Germany)
Neo soul influenced jazz

Mysterious dreams, special characters, fascinating places –
there is no end for profound resources to inspire a remarkable
and unique band name.
Well in this uplifting case two best friends were eating some terrible burgers in a low-key, ghosted fast food restaurant at 2 am and found a phone application by accident which generates invented band names.„Foyl aka” popped up and bam, the baby was born.
The songs of FOYL AKA are written by hungarian vocalist Maja Mágedli and estonian piano player Mathei Florea, the band furthermore consists Arno Grussendorf (Germany) on guitar, Max Hughes (US/Germany) on electric bass and Amund Kleppan (Norway) on drums.
The musicians of this international quintet all met each other at the renowned Jazz Institute Berlin and they have quickly discovered how smooth, natural and thrilling it feels to create a soft, but grooving sound together. These compositions are influenced by mostly neo soul in a jazz context: though the group does not intend to limit its genres and is excited to build an own little world without musical boundaries.
https://www.facebook.com/foylaka/
https://www.instagram.com/foylaka/?hl=en
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s7SuXSkaXKA