Shalosh is a New York and Israel based, genre-bending, Acoustic, Progressive, raw Jazz band, that has been turning heads of audiences internationally since the release of their debut album “The Bell Garden” in March 2014. Despite the classic Jazz trio format (piano, bass and drums) and the band members' deep root in Jazz and improvised music, Shalosh's music takes its own path across and between genres like Rock, Classical, Electronic, African and Middle Eastern music.
The members of Shalosh have a connection not only through music, but also through a lifelong friendships. After years of working separately and internationally, both as sidemen as well as band leaders, the three reunited to form a band with a tight-knit style of their own. The band's agenda is to make music that moves its audience in the greatest way possible, in order to break through the barrier created between the music and the listener, which is often found in intellectual music of this genre. Shalosh places as much emphasis on their collective sound as on individual virtuosity.
In the past two years, Shalosh has generated a huge buzz around the world, their music has grabbed attention in Europe, Japan, U.S.A and South America, and has been marked by the press, as one of the most prominent promising sounds of years to come. The band has toured in the UK, Germany, Poland, The Czech Republic, Latvia. Belgium, France, Romania, Austria, Switzerland, Italy and Israel, and is planned to have shows in the USA and Japan as well.
In March 31st 2016, Shalosh will embark on their second big tour in Europe, with materials from their second upcoming album. The album promises to take the band’s sound another step forward in the creation of their unique voice.
Shalosh stands out from today’s Jazz scene, mainly due to the fact it is not led by a single artist, but co-led by its three members who enjoy an artistic evolution from years of collaborations and friendship.
Moreover, for the past two years, the band released their debut album, and booked over 60 shows under their own indie management and label. As a result, Their music is derived from a deep place of musical friendship and is aimed towards the deepest and purest place within.
Shalosh are, Gadi Stern - Piano, Keys, David Michaeli - Double Bass, Matan Assayag - Drums.