Rafi Malkiel

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Born: April 14, 1972    Primary Instrument: Trombone

Composer, trombonist and euphonium player Rafi Malkiel, originally from Jerusalem, has shared his talent with audiences around the world, playing Jazz & Latin music in his unique and captivating style. Leading his quintet, Malkiel plays original compositions, as well as unique arrangements fusing Jazz and Latin-American standards with Afro-Caribbean rhythms. The Rafi Malkiel Quintet performs extensively in venues such as the 92 Street Y, The Corcoran Gallery of Arts in Washington, D.C. and The Kimmel Center in Philadelphia, Small's and more. Rafi was cited in the Recommended Jazz Trombonists list in PBS’ website Jazz, a film by Ken Burns, as well as in The Young Guns of Jazz, trumpeting the best of a new generation, by Chip Deffaa in the New York Post, July 2001....
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My Island Rafi Malkiel To be released March 2007 Baile Pablo Mayor and Folklore Urbano Chonta, New York 2005 Marioneta La Cumbiamba Eneye Cumbiamba, NY 2005 Paciencia Nu Guajiro Nu Guajiro, NY 2004 Ay! Que Rico Jose Conde y Ola Fresca Pipiki, New York 2004 Aviso Pablo Mayor and Folklore Urbano New York 2003 Out of This World 2 CD Set of 10 years of WOMAD in Australia WOMAD, Australia 2003 Out of This World WOMAD New Zealand 2003 WOMAD, New Zealand 2003 Fiesta En El Bronx Wayne Gorbea’s Salsa Picante Shanachie, NYC 2002 20 Aňos De Toto La Momposina, Antology 1983-2002 Toto La Momposina Yard High/Real World, England 2002 Live from New York Salsa Picante WayneGo, New York 2002 Itamar Ziegler Itamar Ziegler NYC 2002 Tagidu Mashehu Tomer Yosef Phonokol 2001 Constant Chase Avi Leibovich Fresh Sound NYC 2001 Saboreando Wayne Gorbea & Salsa Picante Shanachie Records, 2000 NYC The Penniless Wilds The Penniless Wilds Vibromonk Records, 2000 NYC Hamechona Shel Hagroove Hadag Nachash Hed Artzi, Tel Aviv 2000 Pueblo Alegre Mo' Guajiro 1999 NYC Out of this World Loren Schoenberg and His Jazz Orc. Montreux Jazz, 1998 NYC Mika Karni Mika Karni Helicon, Tel Aviv 1997 Erev Erev Shalom Chanoch NMC Records, Tel Aviv 1997 A story of Multiplicity BIMWO & Marilyn Mazur Dacapo Records, Copenhagen 1997 BIMWO Swing BIMWO & Ray Anderson Dacapo Records, Copenhagen 1997 Blue Bag Harold Rubin Digital Hippy Records, Tel Aviv 1996 Miscellaneous Items Ram-Rimon Project Jazzis Records, Israel 1995 Latin Hebrew Latin Atraf Hed Arzi Records, Tel Aviv 1994 Shmil Berniker & Friends Shmil Berniker Gizmo Records, Jerusalem 1993

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New York, NY

Willing to teach:
Advanced students only.

Mr. Malkiel currently teaches at the Harlem School of the Arts, the 92nd Street Y, and at the Bloomingdale School of Music.

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