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Arnon Palty

I call architecture frozen music - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

About Me

Bassit, composer and arranger, Dr. Arnon Palty is a graduate of Berklee School of music (B.A.) and Manhattan School of music (M.M. in Jazz composition and arranging)and holds a Ph.D degree with highest distinction from Bar Ilan University (Israel) for his research on Jazz Harmony. Arnon also holds an MA degree in creative writing (Prose and Poetry) from the Haifa University (Israel) as well as a Diploma in classic animation from Morley College, London, England. Additional studies include bass with Rich Appleman, Bruce Gertz,Greg Mooter, Josef Lang and Jeff Andrews, Harmony with Professor Izaak Sadai, Jazz harmony with Hal Galper and Mark Levine and composition with Mike Gibbs,Boaz Ben-Moshe and Reuven Seroussi. Arnon performed with Jazz legents such as Dave Liebman, Benny Golson, Didier Lockwood, Lee Konitזz, Lewis Porter, Terry-lyne Carrington, Airto Moreira, Zakir Hussein,Jeremy Davenport,Arnie Lawrence, Dave Douglass, Donald "Duck" Bailey, Norbert Stachel, The Grateful Dead/ Blues project reunion, with British prog rock band "Ordinary Listeners" and many others. Arnon played,arranged, produced and recorded for countless Israeli artists.

My Jazz Story

I love jazz because it is fascinating rhythmically, melodically and harmonically. I was first exposed to jazz in the navy band. The best show I ever attended was Weather Report- London 1979

My Favorites

  1. Astrud Gilberto/ Jobim Bossa Nova collection for the morning.
  2. T. Monk Compilation for night.
  3. Trible Teck/ Weather Report / Holdsworth / for the afternoon.
  4. ( It'll better be a tropical island with a lot of food, books, and intersting people!)