bio - Gadi Lehavi

Gadi Lehavi was born on 29 April (He is privileged to share birthday with the great Duke Ellington)  1996. Playing by ear from a very early age and experimenting with improvisation drew Gadi naturally to jazz. 

A visit to New-York opened a door to the world. He was discovered by the renowned jazz musician Ravi Coltrane, who invited him to play together at the famous "Village Vanguard" and "Birdland" jazz clubs.

Since then, Gadi Lehavi has been performing in music festivals around the world and already had the privilege of performing and collaborating with some of the greatest musicians of our time. Among them: Ravi Coltrane, Chick Corea, Dave Liebman, Bobby McFerrin, Eli Degibri, Phil Wilson, Kurt Rosenwinkel and Eddie Gomez.

Gadi is a graduate of the "Rimon School of Jazz & Contemporary Music" where he studied with pianist, composer and arranger Rami Levin and with pianist and composer Avi Adrian. He also studied classical piano with Dr. Michal Tal and with Professor Jonathan Zack from the "Buchmann-Mehta School of Music" .

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