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Guitarist and pianist Ariel Kasler holds a Master of Music in Jazz Performance from Bowling Green State University, a Bachelor of Music from Berklee College of Music, and an Alexander Technique Teaching Certificate from the Toronto School of the Alexander Technique. The Ariel Kasler Quintet has released the albums Make it Bloom (2022) and Above the Sound (2015), featuring original compositions and arrangements. With the Thompson-Kasler Duo, he performs and commissions contemporary music for electric guitar and saxophone with saxophonist Bobbi Thompson. Ariel is currently an Assistant Teaching Professor at BGSU, where he has been teaching since 2015
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Recorder player, Tali Rubinstein, studied early music from the Baroque and Renaissance periods for many years, mostly as a teenager. The Israeli-American virtuoso learned under Bracha Kol, a recorder player and operatic vocalist based in Israel. If asked back then whether she was interested in playing jazz, Rubinstein would have looked at you with some interest ...
Yotam Ishay is an Israeli pianist & composer who performs both Jazz and modern music, a recent graduate of Berklee College of Music with a full scholarship. Yotam grew up in Afula, a small town in Israel. His first experience with music was at the age of 9 when he heard his older sisters playing "Heart & Soul" on the piano. Being already passionate about music, and since he couldn't read music yet, he asked them to write the names of the notes played in Hebrew so he could learn the song. Yotam began formal classical piano lessons just before his tenth birthday, while experimenting with composition from the first years, and listening to CDs of the music of Claude Debussy, who became his deepest influence through the years
Israeli Native Pianist Nuphar Fey, Introducing Her Debut Album "Serenity Island." Available Now On Hypnote Records.
In the past three years, Israeli born musician Nuphar Fey has been raising interest in the international jazz scene with her cristal- like piano touch, wide range of dynamics and a rich palette of colors. Her compositions are characterized by strong lyrical themes, richness of sound, and contemplative solo piano sections. Bringing a strong female presence ...
Gidi Derzy was born in to a musical family, started piano lessons in age of 6 with classical music till 13, Also listened to jazz, funk, rock & pop at that time. Then he moved to jazz and other geners he started to compose and arrange his own music. In 17 years old he decided to study in a conservatory on Jazz genre. Gidi graduated 2 jazz conservatory's on the first one he played in a local jazz big band of the conservatory in the north of Israel and the second was in Tel Aviv till the age of 25. Along the way he played with different band's and genres like - blues, jazz, fusion, funk, soul, hip hop, reggae, rock, progressive and more. Gidi recorded & produced couple of albums and singles to different artists in Israel includes his own projects.
by Phillip Woolever
Shalosh is the Hebrew word for three," and also a powerhouse piano trio from jny: Jerusalem with a dynamic rhythm section featuring drummer Matan Assayag and bassist David Michaeli with Gadi Stern on the keys. The group formed in 2014 when Stern and Assayag, who've known each other since childhood, joined with Michaeli for the trio's ...
Tal Klein is an Israeli Jazz pianist, composer and educator based in New York City.
He was classically trained to play piano from the age of 6 . He was introduced to jazz at the age of 14. He studied at Katzanelson HS Music Dept. - Kfar Saba Israel for three years. During that time Tal was involved in a symphonic orchestra, big bands, and various ensembles. At the age of 17 he won the 2nd place Regional "Best Jazz Musician" (Youth). Afterwards he was accepted to the Israeli Police Orchestra as a lead pianist there he served 3 years from the age of 18-21. During his service he played in the most desired places and Festivals in Israel such as: The President House, The “Knesset”, Karmiel Festival, Klezmer Festival in Tzfat, The Israel Museum, “Ha’Bima” The House of the American Ambassador etc
Making music since the age of seven, despite never acquiring musical education, May Fall has always aspired to educate himself. His longtime band Road to Evenmind has been a creative incubator where he and his friends matured together, both personally and musically, during more than two decades. After experimenting with a wide variety of musical genres, including his recent synth-pop project spawning two unforgettable singles “Same Code” and “Blind Zone”, he revived his old dream of exploring the realms of jazz-fusion, while seamlessly blending inspirations from a variety of musical domains, such as pop, electronic, world music, funk and rock
Doron Segal was seven years old when he started taking piano lessons at the Karmiel conservatory in northern Israel. At the conservatory, he spent nine years studying classical piano playing. Then, at the age of sixteen, he was introduced to jazz music by his brother who gave him recordings of jazz music played by Michel Petrucciani, Chick Corea and Oscar Peterson. He became fascinated by the atmosphere of jazz music and began playing in jazz groups. In the years that followed, he played jazz music in various projects, competitions and bands in Israel. At the age of twenty-one, Doron started studying at the Academy of Music and Dance in Jerusalem, majoring in Jazz Piano, studying with Avi Adrian and Yuval Cohen
Yoav Eshed is an award-winning guitarist and and composer born in Israel, based in Brooklyn, NY. Yoav started to play the piano at the age of 3 and displayed prodigious abilities playing Haydn, Bach and Mendelssohn. He picked up the guitar at the age of 13 and found his unique way to play the guitar with a pianist approach. Since then he has been performing around the world with top Israeli jazz musicians. He has annually received the America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarships for Jazz since 2008. Received scholarships from the ‘NY New School for Jazz’ and won the ‘Prestigious Dean Award’ from Berklee College Of Music as well as the Guitar Achievement Award from Berklee for an outstanding musicianship