Born: September 20, 1974
Alon has received the Wayne Shorter Award from the Jazz Composition department in Berklee College of Music(1998) and the Sadao Watanobe Award (1998) from the woodwind department of Berklee. Alon is a scholar from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation in the years 1991-2001 in the field of classical saxophone. In 2014 Alon and his group "the Hagiga sextet" recieved a special award from Israel Cultural ministry
Filled with delightful surprises, Alon Farber's Exposure offers fresh takes on a variety of idioms… Indeed, throughout the album, Farber demonstrates a facile command of his instruments and of the postbop idiom. David Franklin (JazzTimes.com)
No other way to put it: the Alon Farber Hagiga Sextet is a fantastic find… Hagiga has developed a tasteful interplay while melding disparate musical traditions from around the world…Farber's group provides seven inspiring tracks on their sophomore release… Such is Farber's brilliance as a songwriter and arranger—he takes the best from each of the traditions he calls upon, uniting a wide array of colors towards the common end of an exciting, celebratory music...