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Yoav Eshed

Yoav Eshed

April 12, 2018

Thursday 4/12

Doors: 5:00 pm / Show: 6:00 pm


Yoav Eshed
LandEscape is an exciting journey of guitar and double-bass duo, two storytelling jazz musicians with an innovative playing and a deep exciting sound

"Gifted musicians with emotional depth and brilliant technical abilities”
Mick Goodrick

Simón Willson is a Chilean born, Brooklyn based bassist and composer. After graduating High School, Willson decided to pursue his musical studies in the United States. He graduated from the prestigious New England Conservatory in Boston, where he studied with luminaries Billy Hart, Cecil McBee, Don Palma, Ethan Iverson, John McNeil, Ralph Alessi, among others. As an eclectic and in demand sideman, he has toured with a host of different artists in Europe, the US, and South America. He has worked with a number of relevant jazz figures, such as Ben Monder, Jim Black, Tim Miller, Jason Palmer, George Garzone, Frank Carlberg, Oscar Noriega, and many others. A strong believer in bands, he co-leads the groups Great on Paper and Earprint. The latter band won the “best debut album” category of the NPR Music Jazz Critics Poll in 2016.

Yoav Eshed is an award-winning guitarist and composer originally from Israel, based in Brooklyn, NY. Yoav started to play the piano at the age of 3 and displayed prodigious abilities playing Haydn, Bach and Mendelssohn. Picked up the guitar at the age of 13 and since then has been performing around the world with top Israeli jazz musicians. He has annually received the America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarships for Jazz since 2008. Received scholarships from the “New School for Jazz” and won the ‘Prestigious Dean Award’ from Berklee College Of Music as well as the Guitar Achievement Award from Berklee for an outstanding musicianship. Winner of Lee Ritenour jazz competition “Six String Theory”, the annual jazz competition in Israel “The Jazz Player” and the Montreux International Jazz Festival Guitar Competition.