Djabe is Hungary’s number one jazz / world fusion band. During its 25 years of existence, it has won numerous domestic and international awards and recognitions. The album the Magic Stab is Djab`s thirteenth release. Djabe plays a blend where elements of jazz are mixed with Hungarian and world music. The leader and founder of the band is guitarist Attila Égerházi who also does some of the composition. The main composer for the band is bassist Tamás Barabás. Djabe has won numerous domestic and international awards and recognitions. Since 2007 Djabe has common concerts regularly with the former guitarist of Genesis, Steve Hackett. That says a lot about the quality of Djabe!
Djabe is one of most popular Central European jazz-rock-world fusion bands, Djabe was founded by guitarist/composer Attila Égerházi and percussionist András Sipos (both from Novus Jam, jazz-fusion band). Their concerts have been the most spectacular Hungarian jazz concert productions since 1997. The band has been working for 7 years with the peak of the intelligent lights, the Vari*Lite lighting technology. The stunning lighting has been completed by several spectacle elements during the last years.
The band worked with dancers, they used laser and video projection, where they showed animations and films prepared for the compositions. Djabe has always been famous for applying the most modern technical solutions foreshadowing progress on their releases and concerts. Djabe’s concerts had the real 5.1 surround sound for the very first time in Hungary, the band could also be heard from the background loudspeakers. During their tour in 2003 the projecting and surround live sound were controlled by computers. According to the Stereo High End Magazine if there is a High End in concert sounds, then it is Djabe’s concert.