About Alon Nechushtan
Alon Nechushtan is one of a handful of young New York musicians who is respected for both his inventive straight-ahead jazz playing as well as his powerful work in creative improvised music. For Alon there are no genre boundaries, only the opportunity to make exceptional music.
Since moving to New York a decade ago, Alon has played piano and collaborated with Jazz greats including William Parker, Don Byron, Donny McCaslin, Dave Liebman, Bob Moses, Ben Allison, John Ellis, Alex Norris, Andy Statman, Frank London, Chris Cheek, Chris Speed, Marc Helias, Marc Dresser, Andrew Cyrile and many more.
Alon has shared the stage with Frank London’s trio (with Marcus Rojaz and Frank London), Baye Kouyate and his afro beat ensemble, Alicia Sviagals Klezmer Quartet, Kenny Wollesen Himalays with Ben Goldberg, Daniel Carter’s Quartet with Roy Campbell & William Parkers Ensemble.
Alon has released his piano trio Labyrinth in 2004 on the Swedish label Ayler records, with the Bob Gulotti and John Lockwood, Bob Moses on the rhythm section, playing his original free form compositions.
Fascinated with the options of experimenting with both Klezmer (Eastern-European) modes, and Sephardic & Middle Eastern Grooves, Alon founded Talat group, the ensemble recorded a CD The Growl on John Zorn’s Tzadik Records mixed by the great Bill Laswell playing frequently in Festivals in Canada, Brazil, Israel, Europe, U.K, France and the U.S in venues such as the Washington D.C Jewish music Festival, The Blue Note Jazz Club, Joes’ Pub at the Public Theatre.