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
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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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