Jazz @ The Submarine: Eyal Lovett Trio

Eyal Lovett is an Israeli jazz pianist and composer, currently living in Berlin. Lovett was chosen to be the 2017 “Artist of the year” by Jazzy Berlin.

Lovett’s music is an inspiring combination of the classical-sensitive piano trio style, iconically represented by the likes of Bill Evans and Brad Mehldau, Israeli folk music, and traditional Mediterranean music which have shaped the musical environment of his youth.

“Lovett showcases his delicate touch on the piano with a tenderly heart-aching song that features the pianist ability for story telling” – all about jazz.

Eyal’s 2nd album – “Tales From a Forbidden Land” was released on Oct 2016 to critical acclaim, and  features Gilad Hekselman on Guitar.  The album was released by the London based label Two Rivers Records as a double CD.

Like the trio first album, “Let Go”, that was released in 2013 to critical acclaim, the music consist of original compositions, arrangements for standards and for Israeli rock and folk songs. Eyal’s music comes from a wide range of influences – He is classically trained, and he is deeply immersed in the jazz tradition, as well as in the diverse music that is found in Israel and the Middle East.

Eyal studied in New York with such musicians as Sam Yahel, George Cables, Hal Galper and Ari Hoening.  Eyal is an award winning alumni of the first class of the prestigious joint program of The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music and The Israeli Conservatory. He continued his education at the New School in New York, where he was awarded scholarships for outstanding performance, and was chosen to represent the school in festivals in Europe.

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