Welcome to the website of Alec Katz , jazz pianist, composer and arranger

What Alec has, is the ability to operate beyond the superficial and to think about music the way the most creative and communicative musicians do. Chuck Israels

Alec Katz is a sought out jazz pianist, composer and arranger who’s authentic style is true to real jazz roots, yet is original. Alec is a long time active on both Israeli and International scenes. He had played and recorded with Arnie Lawrence, Walter Blanding, Slide Hampton, Donald Harrison, Chuck Israels, Kevin Mahogany and many others.

Alec Katz has produced various projects of his own and in collaboration with the vocalist and composer Simona Arones and has been leading his own trio for more than a decade.

Alec studied classical piano and music theory since his early age and Jazz become his passion soon after he has heard it. He did his studies at The Jerusalem Academy of Music and later at The Royal Conservatory in The Hague, Holland. His mentors were a Dutch legend Frans Elsen and the great Dr. Barry Harris.

Besides being active as a performing musician, Alec is a dedicated jazz educator. He has been teaching for more than 20 years. Many of his students have built successful musical careers locally and internationally. Alec Katz teaches jazz piano, harmony, improvisation and he is an ensembles instructor at The Center for Jazz Studies, The Israeli Conservatory Tel Aviv and at Rimon School of Music.

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Last updated on June 17, 2019

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Albums

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Smooth Sailing
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  1. Spiral // Simona Arones, Alec Katz - Smooth Sailing
  2. Little Boy // Simona Arones, Alec Katz - Smooth Sailing
  3. Smooth Sailing // Simona Arones, Alec Katz - Smooth Sailing
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Live At Milestone
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  1. Body and Soul // Alec Katz, Chuck Israels, Yonatan Rosen - Live At Milestone
  2. Relaxin’ at Camarillo // Alec Katz, Chuck Israels, Yonatan Rosen - Live At Milestone
  3. Laverne Walk // Alec Katz & Chuck Israels - Live At Milestone
  4. 9-21 Special // Alec Katz & Chuck Israels - Live At Milestone
  5. I’ll Remember Aprill // Alec Katz & Chuck Israels - Live At Milestone
  6. On The Sunny Side Of The Street // Alec Katz & Chuck Israels - Live At Milestone
  7. Slow Freight // Alec Katz & Chuck Israels - Live At Milestone
  8. My Romance // Alec Katz & Chuck Israels - Alec Katz & Chuck Israels
Just Friends
  1. Giant Steps // Simona Arones - Just Friends
  2. Just Friends // Simona Arones - Just Friends
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Autumn In New York
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  1. For The Time Being // Niels Tausk Quartet - Autumn In New York
  2. One for Barry // Niels Tausk Quartet - Autumn In New York
  3. Sail Away // Niels Tausk Quartet - Autumn In New York
  4. Bop Tune // Niels Tausk Quartet - Autumn In New York
  5. Goodbye // Niels Tausk Quartet - Autumn In New York
  6. High On You // Niels Tausk Quartet - Autumn In New York
  7. The Best Thing for You // Niels Tausk Quartet - Autumn In New York
  8. Autumn in New York // Niels Tausk Quartet - Autumn in New York
  9. Blues For Tom // Niels Tausk Quartet - Autumn In New York
  10. Hershey Bar // Niels Tausk Quartet - Autumn In New York
  11. Little Dancer // Niels Tausk & Alec Katz - Autumn In New York

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Spiral // Simona Arones, Alec Katz - Smooth Sailing
  1. Spiral // Simona Arones, Alec Katz - Smooth Sailing
  2. Little Boy // Simona Arones, Alec Katz - Smooth Sailing
  3. Smooth Sailing // Simona Arones, Alec Katz - Smooth Sailing