Hometown: Hod Hasharon, Israel
Web site: http://www.myspace.com/amikamkimelman
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Amikam Kimelman Born 1956.Saxophonist, arranger and producer; Graduate of The Rubin Academy of Music at Tel Aviv University, and Berklee College of Music. Music director of The Tel Aviv Jazz Big Band, performed in numerous jazz festivals throughout the world such as the Essen Jazz Festival (Germany), Almati Jazz Festival (Kazahstan)and Grahamstown Jazz Festival (South Africa) as well as in Israel, played with Joanne Brackeen, Lew soloff, Jeff Berlin, Dave Leibman, Jean Loup Longnon, Franck Amsallem,The New York Voices and Sheila Jordan, arranged and composed for The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, for top Israeli jazz, pop and rock stars such as Rami Kleinstein, Shalom Hanoch, Nurit Galron, Alon Olearchik, Yehoram Gaon, Gidi Gov and Marina Maximilian Blumin, for prime time television shows and for major musical events in Israel. General and Academic Director of the Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music .Artistic director of the Israeli jazz label JAZZ 972.
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