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Jaroslav Jakubovic, NYC, Jun 23

Jaroslav JakubovicJaroslav Jakubovic & the Sheesha group
37 West 67th St. between 6th Ave and Broadway
Admission $15 - Please purchase tickets at the door
Jaroslav is a Saxophonist/Composer/Arranger born in Czechoslovakia. In Israel, Jaroslav is a well known musician, having worked with Shalom Chanoch, Chava Alberstein, Margalit Zanani, and more. A former Columbia Records recording artist, Jaroslav has worked with Bette Midler, Paul Simon, Carly Simon, and other US musicians.

Band members:
Jaroslav Jakubovic.. Saxophone
Kenny Bichel... Keyboards
Emmanuel Mann... Bass
Benny Kay... Drums
Zahava... Vocals
Dorit Zadok... Vocals

For more information please call (212) 576 -1155

"Jaroslav Jakubovic has had the utmost influence in creating the new sound in Israeli pop and rock music, working as a record producer, composer , arranger, and saxophone player."—Yoav Kutner, MOOMA

A renowned saxophonist, Jaroslav’s performances meld his musical roots of jazz and pop with the beloved music of his homeland, Israel. Highly influenced by Stan Getz, Paul Desmond, Charlie Parker, Miles Davis, The Beatles Dvorak and Bach, Jaroslav expands the spectrum of Israeli popular music.

Backed up by a trio of top New York musicians, Kenny Bichel, Emmanuel Mann, Benny Koonievsky, and two exciting vocalists, Zahava and Dorit Zadok. Jaroslav's new ensemble is called SHEESHA, and it is poised to become the hottest Ethnic Israeli band in the United States today. Their repertoire encompasses the spectrum of Israeli popular music as well as songs from other Mediterranean countries such as Turkey and Greece.

Jaroslav has worked with some of the great performers of our time including Bette Midler, Carly Simon, Paul Simon, Tony Bennet, Lena Horn, The Manhattan Transfer, The Pointer Sisters, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Etta James, The Jackson Five, Smokey Robinson, Johny Winter, Buddy Rich, Herbie Mann and Ben E. King. In Israel Jaroslav worked with Shalom Chanoch, Arik Ainstein, Chava Alberstein, Gali Atari, Yehoram Gaon, Margalit Tzanani, Ha kol over Chabibi, The Israeli Philharmonics, Yardena Arazi, Yafa Yarkoni and Yosi Banay.

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