Maayan Smith 5tet Presents The Music Of Joe Henderson at Sounds Jazz Club
Sal La Rocca
uploaded this event on May 8, 2019
Jerusalem native, Maayan Smith started his musical studies at the age of 9 and was quickly recognized as a talent to look out for. He found guidance and a mentor in prof. Gersh Geller at the Jerusalem Conservatory mastering the classical style of saxophone and winning numerous scholarships, awrards and competitions. He continued his studies with prof. Geller thorough high school and has recieved his Bachelor of music degree from the Jerusalem Music Academy for classical perfomance in 2006. Since 1998 Maayan has been a member of the Jerusalem Saxophone Quartet, exploring his interest in chamber music and ensemble playing. With the JSQ and the larger, 8 piece Jerusalem Saxophone Ensemble, Maayan recorded two CD's in 2004 & 2005, released in the Mishkenot Sha'ananim Music Center label. These invaluable years of experience playing classical and chamber music were always shadowed by Maayan's deep love and curiosity for Jazz music in all of it's forms and variations....