Welcome to my Berklee profile page!
My name is Eitan Gofman, I’m a Saxophonist and flutist from Israel. I began my music education threw youth band in the Tel-Aviv Conservatory. Served in the Israeli official Army Orchestra as a leading saxophonist, arranger and musical director. After completed 3 years of service I spent a year at Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music, while studying with the best teachers in Israel, such as Eli Benacot, Guri Agmon, Avi Adrian and Mamelo Gaitenopoulos. As an active Saxophone/Flute player on the Israeli Jazz scene I perform all over Israel, taking part in various Jazz Festivals. One of them is the well-known “Red Sea Jazz Festival” where I played with the leading Nonet of the Berklee-Rimon workshop, conducted by Scott DeOgborn on Aug 2008. Following year I performed as leading Alto in the “Danny Rosenfeld Big Band”, which was the opening concert of the Red Sea Jazz Festival 2009. Playing leading Tenor with the “Tel Aviv Jazz Orchestra” at the TA Jazz Festival on 2008 and 2009. Also Performing with Ziv Grinberg Quintet, Ronen Shmueli Quintet, Daniel Markovich Project, “Jambaleya Quintet”, “The TA Port Big Band”, Roman Stanislavsky Quintet, “Black Guru”. Beside that, I’m a winner of the “American-Israeli Cultural Foundation Jazz Scholarships” for the years 2008-2009 and 2010-2011.
Currently on my last semester at Berklee as Jazz Composition majors. I have the honor and the privilege to learn from the best teachers around, such as Hal Crook, Phil Wilson, Ed Tomassi, Bruce Gertz Ralph Peterson, George Garzone, Shennon Lacler, Frank Tiberi and many more amazing teachers…