Ori Jacobson




Ori started to play saxophone at the age of 10 after few years of playing classical piano.Ori is focused on jazz studies and has been learning with Gan Lev (lead saxophonist in the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra). Has studied at Thelma Yellin high school of arts in the jazz major. Has attended Dave Liebman’s workshop in Pennsylvania. In 2011 Ori won an excellence scholarship in the Tel Aviv Conservatory of Music and has won the young ensembles Red Sea Jazz Festival competition 5 times. Has toured in Vienna (Austria), Stuttgart (Germany) and performed in the ‘JEN’ conference which took place in Kentucky, United States. Last year Ori was accepted to a new program for excellence jazz musicians at "Rimon School of Music". In 2013 he participated in a group of musicians in a month tour to the US with clarinetist Anat Cohen.