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Saxophonist and composer Alon Farber is one of the leading jazz musicians in the Israeli jazz scene. His style is very unique and innovative and combines rich harmonies with contrapuntal writing. As a wind player Alon has great sensitivity for writing for horns. Alon claims that he has been influenced by great artists such as Wayne Shorter, Dave Douglas and Ornette Coleman. Alon has collaborated along the years with well-established Jazz artists such as Omri Mor, Amos Hoffman, Avi Lebovich, Omer Klein, Haggai Cohen-Milo, Avishai Cohen (the trumpet player), Eli Degibri, Anat Cohen, Hagai Amir, Tal Ronen, Uzi Finerman, Toru Dodo(Japan), Eyal Ganor and Ofer Ganor


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”This is one of the finer groups that the Fresh Sound label has produced … let it be known that Farber and his musicians have incredible empathy and their own voice. They are NOT copycats, nor sound like anyone else… This record is for anyone who is wanting to hear a new voice emerging in the jazz scene… Kudos to Alon Farber and his Hagiga Quintet”. Nathan Halaway (Jazzreview.com)

“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”

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Album Optimistic View by Alon Farber

Optimistic View

Fresh Sound Records
2009

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Album Exposure by Alon Farber

Exposure

Fresh Sound Records
2005

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