Elad Gellert 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, and World music. EG has toured with: Tzaneret, Hoodna Orchestra, The Flavors Ground Heights, Katamon Cherry, Lucille Crew, Marsh Dondurma, Noga Erez 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 his website.
EG is currently a member of “Tzaneret” 2 Bari Sax and Drums trio “Hoodna Orchestra”: an Afro/Rock/Groove Orchestra, “Marsh Dondurma” a marching groove band, “Ground Heights”, an Israeli Ethiopian groove band, and “The Flavors” a Pure Funk Band.
EG’s Instagram page which aims to spread inspiration and joy through music has become quite successful and is growing daily. On Instagram, EG collaborates with great musicians from Israel and around the world creating fun and sometimes educational content with a lot 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 Masters in Jazz Performance from the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. Currently, EG has private students in Israel and around the world through Zoom.