"This is the sound of your new favourite band" Simon Sweetman
Eb & Sparrow are a genre defying band not to be missed, having earned an enviable reputation amongst their contemporaries, critics and music fans alike. With an acclaimed album Sun/Son under their belts (2015) earning them a finalist position for both Album & Song at the NZ Country Music Awards and a touring legacy the country over, Eb & Sparrow brings the goods as an exceptional music group delving into the atmospheric realm of the human condition searching for hope through winding avenues of alt country, folk, indie and old time soul.
"One of the country’s coolest, most sultry voices” The Listener
Their live performances are a feast of warm melodies and impassioned ballads, tempered by foot stomping country-infused rock and roll. Whether delivering their own intricately crafted compositions, or breathing fresh life into long lost standards, Eb & Sparrow have wooed New Zealand audiences with their technical prowess and luscious multi-layered harmonies.
Sewn and grown around the poetic songwriting and powerful vocals of Ebony Lamb, this increasingly diverse outfit have captured the hearts of discerning music lovers, opened for major international and national support slots including artists Rodriguez, Pokey LaFarge, Beth Orton, Tami Neilson, Marlon Williams & The Yarra Benders, Nadia Reid, Aldous Harding, Ryan Bingham, The Warratahs and more.
Ebony Lamb – Lead singer, acoustic guitar, songwriter
Jason Johnson – Electric guitar, bass, backing vocals
Chris Winter – Trumpet, melaphone, electric guitar, bass, backing vocals
Bryn Heveldt – Lapsteel, electric guitar
Justin Barr – Drums