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Shai Golan Quintet

Shai Golan Quintet

Shai Golan - sax

Aidan Lombard - trumpet

Lex Korten - piano

Ben Tiberio - bass

Andres Salazar - drums

Shai Golan is an Israeli saxophonist currently residing in both New York and Los

Angeles. Shai has performed with numerous distinguished artists including David

Binney, Billy Childs, Steve Wilson, Walter Smith III, Chris Potter, David Liebman, John

Escreet, Matt Brewer, Nate Wood, Louis Cole, Dan Weiss, and John Daversa. He has

accumulated several distinctions which include winning the 2016 Vandoren Emerging

Jazz Artist Competition, and the Best Soloist and Best Arranger Awards from the 2015

Amsterdam Keep An Eye International Jazz Competition. Shai is a student of Donny

McCaslin, Gary Smulyan, Rich Perry, Katisse Buckingham, Rob Lockart, Michael Mull,

Josiah Boornazian, and Gary Pratt. He graduated with a Master’s Degree in Jazz Arts

from the Manhattan School of Music in 2017 and with a Bachelor’s Degree from

California State University Northridge in 2015. Shai is currently pursuing a career as a

professional musician and is an adjunct professor at CSU Northridge’s jazz department.

Later Event: October 30
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