• Ari Erev

    Jazz Pianist, Composer

    "a gifted artist... one of the finest pianists
    on the international jazz scene today."

    Edward Blanco, ALL ABOUT JAZZ

  • Ari Erev

    Jazz Pianist, Composer

    "His touch and intimate feel for the
    melody is absolutely gorgeous.."

    Adam Baruch, jazzis.com

  • Ari Erev

    Jazz Pianist, Composer

    "Once in a while, an artist shines with the
    unalloyed beauty, accessibility and blitheness.."

    Adrian Pallant, AP-Reviews.com

Jazz pianist and composer Ari Erev performs regularly in Israel and in Europe in Piano Solo or Trio settings.

His music always tells a story... 

It blends a deep classical touch, producing an intimate, delicate and emotional style which is inspired by pianists such as Bill Evans and Fred Hersch, with an energetic, latin-oriented and rhythmic drive, such as those found with pianist Michell Petrucciani, to produce a mature voice of his own.

Latest Album:   "Close to Home"

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"Close to Home" tells the story of family members, close friends and familiar places, to whom we relate and feel deep emotions towards. The music melds highly-melodic Jazz, wrapped in rich harmony textures and Latin-inspired rhythms with soulful sound and sensitive playing conveying deep emotions and an artistically-performed personal voice.

Selected Reviews:

"True twenty first century modern jazz sensibilities...
remarkable tonality and improvisational skills... Superbly presented...
Greatly enhances the profile of Israeli jazz on the world scene."

"...Beautifully melodic, with strong rhythmic presence...Erev is a wonderful songweaver... His magic touch on the keyboard is pure delight... with glimpses of Bill Evans lurking from above.

Another solid addition to Erev's recorded legacy, and a fine portrait of the diversity of Israeli Jazz... Highly recommended,"

"Ever the melodicist and bestower of hope and light... beauty which clearly amplifies its overarching title...
There's a warmth and a focus that... reflects the album theme.
'Falling in Place' is certainly an irresistible, tightly executed, good-time gem!"


Some Highlights include:

  • Creates an emotional and personal atmosphere during concerts that greatly moves audiences.
  • Appearance in Two European Jazz Festivals - Summer 2022 (with Ari Erev Trio, and Ari Erev 'European Trio' ).
  • A Full-House "Close to Home" album release concert.
  • A Sold-out performance of his original music, in the Tel-Aviv Jazz Festival.
  • Releasing four albums, based mainly on his original compositions.
  • Playing alongside prestigious musicians such as Joel Frahm, Freddie Hendrix (USA) and Felice Reggio (Italy).
  • Tours in Europe - in Germany, Denmark, Poland, Czechia and Hungary, where he performed at notable venues such as: Reduta Jazz Club (Prague), B-Flat Jazz Club (Berlin) and OPUS Jazz Club (Budapest).
  • Regularly performing in Israel's leading Jazz clubs such as "Shablul Jazz Club".

Music Videos - for Festival Directors and Promoters

Live Performances