TRIO SHALVA INTRODUCES AN EXOTIC FUSION OF JAZZ INNOVATION AND ISRAELI HERITAGE
Born and raised in Israel, each of the musicians eventually found
themselves in the heart of New York, where they spent years
their individual style and technique.
In 2009, Assaf Gleizner (Piano, Melodica), Koby Hayon ( Bass,
Guitar , Oud), and Nadav Snir-Zelniker (Drums, Percussion) came
together for their first gig, in which they performed original
and arrangements of traditional Israeli repertoire. It only took one show
for them to understand the serendipitous connection that was
In result, the three musicians moved forward as Trio Shalva, choosing
the name for its representation of the Hebrew word for “serenity”.
The trio is set to explore both new and arranged compositions,
combining elements of Jazz with Middle-Eastern, Israeli & Jewish