Avinoam Ettun is an Israeli composer-guitarist. Born in Jerusalem, he has a B.M.A in music composition from The Jerusalem Music Academy, where he studied harmony and counterpoint with Dr. Amit Weiner, Improvisation with saxophonist Eli Degibri and Composition with Prof. Josef Bardanashvilli. These days he lives in New York, where he is studying for his Master's degree at the “New School.” He played and recorded with important figures in the Israeli and european jazz scenes: Hans-Peter Salentin, Boris Gammer, Albert Piamenta, Daniel Schwarzwald, David Alphandary, Milena Jancuric, Nadav Assaf, Allina Zalozna, Jason Rosenblatt's Country Band, and more. Ettun’s work also includes collaborations with artists from other practices: Working with poets, painters and playing in an improvisation ensemble with dancers.
The last release of Ettun, “Searching for Colors,” includes his compositions for a string quartet and a jazz ensemble, featuring improvised sections and well-orchestrated colorful moments, Inspired by Alexander Scriabin, Bill Evans, Hank Mobley, and Claude Debussy.
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