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Yaron Gershovsky is a highly accomplished and internationally recognized pianist/keyboardist, arranger, composer, and producer. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Berklee College of Music in Boston, following a successful early career in Israel, where he was born. Soon thereafter, he launched his musical career in the United States, touring with the great jazz saxophone player Pharoah Sanders and recording with the legendary Wayne Shorter on his album Atlantis.

Since 1979, Yaron has been the Musical Director and pianist/keyboardist for the worldrenowned vocal group The Manhattan Transfer, touring, recording, and writing instrumental and vocal arrangements for them, including two GRAMMY-award winning songs.

Yaron has also recorded and performed with other greats, including 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 Toots Thielemans.

His Broadway credits include vocal arranging for the Tony Award-winning musical “City of Angels” and vocal arranging for the musical hit “Swing.” He was also the Musical Director for numerous other shows and workshops and keyboardist for the musicals “The Phantom of The Opera” and “Les Miserables.” In addition, Yaron had the honor of working with the famed conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and performed with him at Carnegie Hall.

Throughout his career, Yaron continuously writes, performs, and records his music, and has released numerous CDs, such as Personal Notes and State of Mind, and most recently Up Close from AfarSolo Piano, and Up Close from Afar – Collaborations, which highlight his creative work during the Pandemic enforced isolation. Yaron has just finished recording his new studio album, Transitions, to be released later this year in 2021.