Duo ALON & JOCA is a collaboration between two eclectic and virtuoso musicians, Israeli pianist composer/arranger Alon Yavnai & Brazilian singer/songwriter
& percussionist Joca Perpignan.
The duo has performed at Savassi Jazz Festival & Sala Baden Powell in Brazil, Red Sea Jazz Festival in Israel, International Jazz Festival in Uruguay, Jazz Open Festival & ELB Jazz Festival in Germany, Province Jazz Festival in Russia, and the prestigious Tokyo Bunka Kaikan concert hall in Japan, among other venues.
The long and special connection between Alon & Joca makes their music deep and unique. Their international career experience brings to their music a variety of influences from around the globe, which reflects in their original compositions and arrangements, creating an exciting and boundless music.
This year ALON & JOCA have celebrated the release of their new album Dança Das Aguas on Chant Records (New York), featuring the renowned NDR Bigband from Hamburg; The duo had a CD release tour in Germany, and another with the Israeli Jazz Orchestra in Israel. Currently ALON & JOCA are working on new music for their next project.
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“Joca's drums and Alon's piano engagement was fascinating!”
- Helmut Peters, DIE WELT Hamburg
“ With their ability to establish their own musical intimate language through improvisation and spontaneity, ALON & JOCA create a unique interaction, the result of this eclectic dialogue, which feeds itself from two voices and instruments who are meant for each other.”