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Yaron Gershowsky – Transitions

transitionsThe highly accomplished and internationally recognized pianist & keyboardist, arranger, composer and producer Yaron Gershovsky started his musical career in his homeland Israel. Soon after that he emigrated to the USA, where he studied at Berklee College of Music in Boston. After his graduation, he toured with sax player Pharaoh Sanders and recorded with the legendary Wayne Shorter on his album ‘Atlantis’.

Since 1979, Yaron has been the Musical Director and pianist/keyboardist for the world-renowned vocal group The Manhattan Transfer. For them, he wrote instrumental and vocal arrangements, recorded and toured also with them. But that’s not all. He also recorded and performed with other greats such as Dr. Lonnie Smith, Steve Gadd, Abraham Laboriel, Lew Soloff, Janis Siegel, Ray Brown, Grady Tate, Don Sebesky, The Count Basie Orchestra, Richie Havens, Take 6, and our Belgian pride Toots Thielemans.

Yaron did vocal arrangements for the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical ‘City of Angels’ and for the musical ‘Swing’. And he played keyboards for the musicals ‘The Phantom of The Opera’ and ‘Les Miserables’.

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