Head Of Bass Department
Bassit, composer and arranger, Dr. Arnon Palty is a graduate of Berklee School of music (B.A.) and Manhattan School of music (M.A. in Jazz composition and arranging) .and holds a Ph.D degree with highest distinction from Bar Ian University for his research on jazz harmony. Additional studies include bass with Jeff Andrews, harmony with Hal Galper and Mark Levine and composition with Dr. Boaz Ben- Moshe and Reuven Seroussi.
Arnon has performed with Jazz greats such as Dave Liebman, Benny Golson, Didier Lockwood, Lee Konitזz, Lewis Porter, Terry-lyne Carrington, Airto Moreira, Jeremy Davenport, Dave Douglass, Donald "Duck" Bailey, Norbert Stachell., The Grateful Dead/ Blues project reunion, with British prog rock band "Ordinary Listeners"and arranged, played and recorded for countless Israeli artists.
Arnon teaches bass,arranging, traditional anf jazz harmony, advanced ear training, ensembles, bass history and highly popular survey classes such as "The Music of Frank Zappa" , "The Music of The Beatles" and more.
Dr. Palty is the chairman of the Bass Dept. at Rimon for the last 10 years, and was Assistant Director for the years 1994-1996 and is the recipient of "The outstanding Rimon lecturer award" for the academic year 2008-2009.
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