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Assaf Gleizner (Music Director) Assaf was born and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel. In 2007, Assaf moved to the U.S. where he received a scholarship to earn his BMus in Jazz Performance at SUNY Purchase. There, he studied with Jazz greats such as Charles Blenzeig, Hal Galper, Todd Coolman, Pete Malenverny, Jimmy Green, Kenny Washington, David Hazeltine, Arturo O'Ferril and Jon Faddis. Assaf has since played in a number of venues throughout the tri-state area such as Smalls Jazz Club, Dizzy's Coca Cola Club and Birdland, along with many others.