Avatar are a reggae/jazz group with a strong dub flavour hailing from Ireland. Their music, described as both relaxing and uplifting has been influenced in equal measure by reggae masters like Agustus Pablo, King Tubby and the jazz sounds of Miles Davis & Chet Baker.The group was founded by bassist & composer Jah Bass.
To date the group have released two critically acclaimed albums Summa Iru (2005) and Like River To Ocean (2009). They have also released a beautifully shot and evocative music video depicting the landscape so influential to Jah Bass' music. Avatar have embarked on a series of collaborations with a variety of respected international artists such as Ricky Grant of Rocker's International,Carlton Hines & Norris Reid of TETRACK, The Senior Allstars,Trevor Mires & Michael Buckley ,to name a few. Their live appearances are legendary generating great excitement, uplifting positive vibes and resulting in a loyal following among music lovers everywhere they play.
All compositions are written by founder member Jah Bass. Avatar's sound is unique .It is characterised by beautiful melodies and warm brass underpinned by flowing Bass Riddims ,grooving drums & creative percussion.