Date: Apr 29th, 2012 · Tags: Jazz CD Reviews

Tel Aviv, Israel-born saxophonist, composer and bandleader Eyal Vilner moved to New York City in 2007 to continue his studies at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. After touring Israel in the summer of 2008, he decided to establish a New York version of his all-star Israeli big band. Enlisting fourteen of the city’s finest musicians, the ensemble boasts such players as veteran saxophonist m: Dan Block , trumpeter and director of the Julliard Jazz Orchestra m: Brandon Lee , Grammy Award-winning trombonist and director of the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra John Mosca, and young jazz vocal sensation m: Yaala Ballin

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Eyal Vilner Big Band: Introducing The Eyal Vilner Big Band