Avinoam Ettun is an Israeli composer and guitar player. living in New York. An alumnus of the Jerusalem Music Academy and the New School, Ettun has played and recorded with important figures in the Israeli/European/American: Hans-Peter Salentin, Boris Gammer, Milena Jancuric, Jason Rigby, Nadav Assaf, Allina Zalozna ,Jason Rosenblatt's country band, and more. Ettun's work also includes collaborations with artists from other practices: Working with poets and painters and playing in an improvisation ensemble with dancers.The latest release of Ettun, "Searching for Colors," includes his compositions forstring quartet and jazz ensemble, featuring improvised sections and well-orchestrated colorful moments. Ettun attributes inspiration to Alexander Scriabin, Bill Evans, Hank Mobley, and Claude Debussy.
Israeli Minister of Culture Award (2024)