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Avinoam Ettun

Avinoam Ettun is an Israeli composer and guitar player. living in New York. An alumnus of the Jerusalem Music Academy and a Master's student at the New School, Ettun has played and recorded with important figures in the Israeli and European jazz scenes: Hans-Peter Salentin, Boris Gammer, Albert Piamenta, Daniel Schwarzwald, David Alphandary, Milena Jancuric, 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 for string 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.

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Maria Schneider
composer/conductor
Bill Frisell
guitar, electric
Hank Mobley
saxophone, tenor
Claus Ogerman
composer/conductor

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