Alon Yavnai

Associate Professor
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Career Highlights
  • B.M., Academy of Music at the Hebrew University, Israel
  • B.M., Berklee College of Music
  • Studies at the Gyvataim Conservatory, Israel
  • Performances and recordings credits with Yo-Yo Ma, Paquito D'Rivera, Joe Lovano, Freddie Hubbard, Louis Hayes, Nancy Wilson, Rosa Passos, Leni Andrade, New York Voices, and Regina Carter
  • 2010 Grammy Award winner for Best Classical Crossover Album, Songs of Joy and Peace, with Yo-Yo Ma
  • 2008 Grammy Award winner for Best Latin Jazz Album, Funk Tango, with Paquito D'Rivera Quintet
  • 2005 Latin Grammy Award winner for Best Classical Album, Riberas, with Paquito D'Rivera and his Jazz Chamber Trio
  • 2003 Latin Grammy Award winner for Best Classical Album, Historia del Soldado, with Paquito D'Rivera