Nerya Zidon (a.k.a NERY) is a saxophonist, composer, music producer and audio engineer born in
1993 in Jerusalem (Israel).
Zidon has performed in esteemed venues including the Red Sea Jazz Festival, Jerusalem Jazz
Festival, Toronto Jazz Festival and New York’s Lincoln Center. He shared the stage with music
legends Billy Cobham, John Patitucci, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Tigran Hamasyan, Shankar Mahadevan and
Ustad Zakir Hussain to name a few.
Zidon’s musical journey began at the age of 5, playing the piano and later the violin. 7 years later
he picked up the saxophone, and was admitted into the very selective Jerusalem Academy of Music
& Dance High School in Jerusalem