Tuesday, February 21st, 2017
Aventura Arts & Cultural Center
3385 NE 188th St, Aventura, FL 33180-2933
Daniel Zamir is one of the most influential musicians in Israel today. He is a virtuoso sax player and composer, fusing elements of Jewish and world music with serious jazz. Zamir is the top selling jazz artist of all time in Israel, receiving critical acclaim in Israel, Europe and the US. Zamir has performed and recorded with the biggest names in Israel's music scene, including Eviatar Banai, Beri Sacharoff, Ehud Banai, and Yoni Rechter. Zamir regularly performs with singer Matisyahu throughout the world, and performed with Sting on his last visit to Israel. Zamir has recorded four albums on John Zorn's "Tzadik" label, performing with jazz-gaints Joey Baron, Uri Caine and Greg Cohen. Zamir performed with John Zorn's Masada projects in Israel and in the US, and is considered by Zorn to be one of the most important sax players of our generation. Zamir won the 2010 Prime Minister Award for outstanding jazz composer, and is the youngest musician ever to win the prestigious award.