Born: September 23 Primary Instrument: Piano
A talent to watch, with a surfeit of ideas, an unbridled spirit and bold, two-fisted sense of Architecture - (Down Beat magazine 2011)- Alon Nechushtan's music adventures has brought him to far corners such as the Yokohama Festival Japan with his contemporary compositions, The Sao-Paolo Brazil Jewish Music Festival with his Quintet Talat, Toronto and Montereal's Rex Hotel with his Jazz Trio and The Tel Aviv New Music Biannale with his Compositions for Large Ensemble.
Resident of New York City, Alon has performed in venues such as Carnegie Hall, Central Park Summer Stage, The Blue Note Jazz Club and Joe's Pub frequently with his projects as a band leader of various groups or as an in demand sideman.
All About Jazz magazine called him a fantastic pianist-composer with abundant chemistry and boundless eclectisism.
Exceptional camaraderie and engaging performances make Alon Nechushtan's Words Beyond a trio recording worthy of the most discerning listener. ” John Vincent Barron - Jazz Review
This is a superb, often hard-swinging and inventive piano trio with its own distinctive sound. The music is tight, spirited and filled with life, a more perfect piano Trio would be hard to imagine”Bruce Gallanter, DownTown Music Gallery
Alon Nechushtan's Words Beyond is worlds beyond where most jazz musicians are willing and able to travel, making this album a worthwhile listening journey. Dan Bilawsky- All About Jazz New York
overall this is a great album, immensely enjoyable and deeply moving emotionally Adam Baruch- Jazziz
Alon Nechushtan's melodies and chord voicings retain traces of blues and gospel, though the phrases and forms push the music towards the future Tom Greenland, The New York Jazz Record
Alon Nechushtan keeps his notes on their toes as he creates tightly-rung arabesques and vivacious pirouettes with his keys. He has an instinct for organizing purely improvised energy that requires the audiences’ undivided attention. Susan Frances- Jazz Times
A New York resident since 2003, his potent partnership with Weiss and Mouton places a premium on group interplay at the same time it encourages individual solo expression Bill Milkowski - Jazz