Born: March 22, 1994
Yonathan is a New York and Tel Aviv based trombonist, composer, arranger, and band leader. As an in-demand trombonist, Yonathan has performed in music venues and jazz festival around the world with a variety of world-class bands and artists such as Yemen Blues, The Eyal Vilner Big Band, Nation Beat, Ravid Kahalani, Omer Avital, David Broza. Yonathan has played in World renowned music festivals and venues such as Festival Jazz à Séte (France), Red Sea Jazz Festival (Israel), Bern Jazz Festival (Switzerland), Music in Pflegidach (Switzerland), L’archiduc (Belgium), Smalls Jazz Club (NYC), Joes Pub, Nublu 151, Drom, Bar Lunatico, Wildbirds, Wilson Live, and many more.
- “One of the biggest gifts that came out of Israel in recent years”, wrote the music critic Raz Israeli about JT & The Magnificent Soul Orchestra that Yonathan Peled co-leads with the renowned singer Tamir Grinberg.
Downbeat magazine award for college outstanding performance (40th annual 2017).
“One of the biggest gifts that came out of Israel in recent years”, wrote the music critic Raz Israeli about JT & The
Magnificat Soul Orchestra that Yonathan Peled co-leads with the renowned singer Tamir Grinberg.
“Another show that introduced an excellent repertoire of classic songs, not necessarily associated with Jazz, with
beautiful arrangements, is JT and the Magnificent soul. The pianist and vocalist Tamir Grinberg’s and the
trombonist Yonathan Peled’s big band…”
Music review by Raz Israeli for the website NRG for my performance and leadership with “JT and the Magnificent
Soul Big Band” at the Red Sea Jazz Festival 2017: