Zrazy are Irish vocalist/percussionist Maria Walsh and UK saxophonist/pianist/lyricist Carole Nelson. They have released five CDs in Ireland and America and have won many awards, including:
* Irish Gold disc for No1 hit record
* USA Billboard Song Competion winners (jazz) 2002
* USA GLAMA award for Best Jazz (1999)
* Irish Smithwicks/Hot Press Critics award for Best New Band 1992
*Irish Ars Council Awards for contemporary composition. (1998 & 2002)
Zrazy's music has featured in TV and film in Europe and America. Credits include NBC, UK's Channel 4, France's ARTE, Irelands RTE.
Zrazy's music incorporates a range of influences, world/ jazz/celtic/dance/electronica. Their songs speak of love, sex, nature, politics, spirituality.
Zrazy have performed at festivals and clubs all over Europe and North America, including EuroPride Berlin, Amsterdam, London for audiences of 100,000. However they are as compelling in an intimate jazz setting as they are on the big stages.