Tal Gamlieli Trio

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Last Show: Saturday 30 th June 2018

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

Tal’s organic trio has been touring the world and selling out venues since 2014. Some notable venues include Small’s Jazz Club (NYC), the 2017 International Music Showcase in Israel, the Panama Jazz Festival, The Tel Aviv Jazz Festival, The Bansko Jazz Festival, The S.P.A.C.E club in Chicago and the Lilypad Jazz Club in Boston.

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"Tal Gamlieli …Deeply satisfying set through simple means: clear verse-chorus song structures, beautiful melodies, bedrock grooves, and imaginative improvisations".

Jon Garelick, (The Boston Phoenix Magazine)

Tal possesses a highly expressive, lyrical and harmonious musical style that expresses a range of feelings and emotions from longing and compassion to cheerful playfulness. Some of Tal’s main inspirations include artists such as Charlie Haden, Antonio Carlos Jobim, bassist Avishai Cohen and Chet Baker. Tal’s debut album 'Dania' featuring trumpeter Avishai Cohen was released in July of 2017. In December 2017, Tal’s trio recorded a new CD named “Change of Heart” together with Saxophonist Dayna Stephens.

Tal grew up on a farm in the Judean Hills near Jerusalem. On his father’s side, the family immigrated to Israel from Kurdistan, bringing with them the music and tribal dances of the region; his mother’s family fled from Nazi Germany in 1936. This background exposed Tal to the world of classical music and European culture.  

From a very early age it was clear to Tal that music could bring people together by its power to evoke universal feelings, leading him to pursue a career in music.
Since completing his Master’s degree at the New England Conservatory in Boston in 2008, Tal has shared the stage with some of the world’s leading jazz musicians, such as Danilo Perez, Jerry Bergonzy, Joanne Brackeen, Liz Wright and many other outstanding performers. 

Tal is a DownBeat Award winner for Outstanding Performance.

In partnership with The Embassy of Israel in London