Elad Gelert is a Tel Aviv based multi-saxophonist. Building on his foundations in Jazz, EG has expanded his sound into Funk, Rock, Afro Ethiopian music and even saxophone beatbox, lending his unique style and approach on Soprano, Alto, Tenor and Baritone saxophones to a variety of projects.
EG’s versatile musical skills are a perfect fit for the Tel-Aviv music scene, making him an in-demand musician, live and in the studio, for some of the most successful bands in Israel. These projects span across multiple genres including Jazz, Hip-Hop, Pop, Funk, World music. EG has toured with: “Hoodna Orchestra” “KAtamon Cherry” “Lucille Crew”, “Marsh Dondurma” “Eliad Nahum” “Liron Meyuhas” and more.
EG has had the opportunity to perform in every major venue and festival in Israel as well as tour all over the world. For a complete listing please visit the “shows” section on the website menu.
EG is currently a member of the Tel aviv based “Hoodna Orchestra”: an Afro/Rock/Groove Big-band, and “Ground Heights”, an Israeli Ethiopian groove band.
EG’s Instagram page “EGSAXP” which aims to spread inspiration and joy through music has become quite successful and is growing daily. On “EGSAXP” he collaborates with great musicians from Israel and around the world creating fun and sometimes educational content with alot of humor mixed in.
Teaching is an important part of EG’s life, where he passes the knowledge he acquired during his BFA studies at “The New school for Jazz” in NYC and his Master in Jazz performance from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. Currently EG has private students in Israel and around the world through Skype.
EG is currently working on forming a groove project based around his Baritone sax, and to open a YouTube channel called “life Sax” showing his life experience as a professional sax player, giving the saxophone community tips and tricks to improve their skills.