Phillip Lutz

Live From Lincoln Center: Chick Corea chose Gadi Lehavi to be one of his ?musicians of the future.?

How an Israeli Teenage Jazz Star Emerged

It started with a viral video of Gadi Lehavi at age 13 playing with sax great David Liebman. Now, a new generation is applauding the arrival of a new jazz star.

Piano Man: Vadim Neselovskyi recently returned from a tour of Russia.

Provocateur Pianist Journeys From Ukraine to Brooklyn and Back

As a teenage jazz pianist in Odessa, Vadim Neselovskyi was making more money than his father. Now, he’s making a name for himself in America too.

Dr. Sax: Matthew Silberman is becoming one of the most respected saxophonists on the Brooklyn scene.

4 Under The Radar Jewish Jazz Innovators

Plenty of Jews have made it big in jazz. Here are some future stars of America’s great original music that you probably haven’t heard of yet.

Jewish Sideman Saul Rubin Takes Turn in Spotlight

Guitarist extraordinaire Saul Rubin has landed a gig in Sonny Rollins’ venerable jazz band. You’d think that would be a good thing and it is — mostly.

New Swingers: Israeli jazz players jam at Smalls in New York?s Greenwich Village.

Israeli Jazz Musicians Make Mark

A new generation of Israeli jazz players are making their names by reinventing the quintessential American genre, on its own home turf.

Uri Gurvich

Israeli Piano Prodigy Takes Jazz World by Storm

At just 15, Israeli piano prodigy Gadi Lehavi is already being compared to jazz great Herbie Hancock. The can’t miss talent debuts at the Village Vanguard this month.

Sweet Horn of Peace: David Liebman played alongside Miles Davis in the early 1970s, and since then his jazz career has been marked by broad Jewish influences.

Playing the (Sweet, Sweet) Horn of Peace

David Liebman’s reputation as a conciliator dates back to his days as a saxophonist in Miles Davis’s electronic ensembles of the early 1970s, a turbulent time when cultural assumptions were under fire — and Liebman, whose mind-blowing improvisations and Jewish kid’s mien made a singular impression on Davis’s bandstand, helped build consensus amid the fray.