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December 18, 2017
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Album of the Year, Tenor Saxophonist of the Year

Translator's Note, Oded's second album as a leader, has appeared on 2 "best of 2017" lists and received one "Album of the Year" mention. The album also received an extraordinary review from Downbeat Magazine, calling it: "A recording of enormous emotional pull".

September 26, 2017
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Rave Reviews for Translator’s Note

In reviewing Translator's Note, international critics have referred to Oded as "One of the jazz world's premier storytellers" (Dan Mcclenaghan, All About Jazz)"One of the great musical thinkers of our time" (Wolf Kampmann) and "One of the most exciting musicians to come along in a long time" (Jeff Simon, Buffalo News). The quartet was called "The Coltrane Quartet of the 21st Century" (CD Journal, Japan) and the album named "One of the best albums of the year, to date" (Karl Ackermann, All About Jazz). Read more reviews on the album page.

From Oded's Blog

February 7, 2016
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Bela Discovers Overtone Singing

Today on Bela Discovers we will learn that a singer can sing two notes at the same time. Or rather, that we are all singing many notes at the same time, but some of us have learned to make those […]

February 6, 2016
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Bela Discovers Min Xiao-Fen

Today on Bela Discovers we will explore the truly hypnotizing musicianship of Min Xiao-Fen. I first heard about her from a mutual friend in The Netherlands, and going to see her concert was one of the first things I did […]

Upcoming Shows

Date City Venue Details
24 Feb 2018 | 8:00pm Budapest, Hungary Opus Jazz Club Oded Tzur Quartet
25 Feb 2018 | 6:00pm Lüdinghausen, Germany Burg Vischering Oded Tzur Quartet
27 Feb 2018 | 8:00pm Koblenz, Germany Jazzclub Koblenz Oded Tzur Quartet
28 Feb 2018 | 9:00pm Munich, Germany Unterfahrt Oded Tzur Quartet
1 Mar 2018 | 10:00pm Athens, Greece Gazarte Oded Tzur Quartet
2 Mar 2018 | 9:00pm Paris, France Sunside Oded Tzur Quartet
3 Mar 2018 | 10:00pm Elmau, Germany Schloss-Elmau Oded Tzur Quartet