Alon Yavnai


Jazz Piano & Theory

Alon is on our extended faculty and is available for Zoom lessons or in-person lessons.

Alon has performed with his New York based big band at Lincoln Center, Birdland, Joe’s Pub, and Scullers Jazz Club, alongside recording and touring worldwide with renowned artists such as Paquito D’Rivera, Yo-Yo Ma, Freddie Hubbard, Nancy Wilson, Joe Lovano, Tom Harrell, Dave Liebman, Regina Carter, Louis Hayes, and the New York Voices, among others.
Alon has released five albums as a leader and a co-leader. His big band album titled “Shir Ahava” was released on March 2012, featuring the renowned NDR Bigband in Hamburg, for whom Alon has composed, arranged and recorded multiple times on special commission for broadcast throughout Europe in the past decade. Alon’s latest albums include his duo project ALON & JOCA, and his collaboration with Danish trumpeter/composer Jesper Riis, both released in 2015.
Other highlights of Alon’s performances include Carnegie Hall, The Kennedy Center, Library of Congress, Jazz Festivals including Newport, Bern, and the Red Sea Jazz Festival, Jazz clubs like the Jazz Standard and the Blue Note in New York and Tokyo, and his performances as a soloist with the Zurich Symphony Orchestra at Tonhalle in Switzerland, and with the Teatro colon Philharmonic in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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