About Noam Shapira

Noam Shapira is a New York-based Israeli saxophonist, who is known especially for his mixture of Rock and Pop elements in Jazz music.

Originally from Tel Aviv, Israel, Shapira studied at Irony Alef School of the Arts in Tel Aviv. He continued to study in the commune program of the Israeli Conservatory in Tel Aviv and the New School University in NYC, where he graduated with his BA in jazz music.

Shapira has played in some of the best venues for jazz around the world, including Beit HaAmudim in TLV, Telegraph Cafe in Leipzig, and numerous clubs in NYC. Shapira has also played in the Jewish Museum in Berlin as part of the “Jazz in the garden” series with the Brasserie band led by Israeli singer Shira Z Carmel.

During his time in Israel, he also played with some of the biggest pop stars in Israel, such as Ehud Banai. Noam’s band – “Bubble wrap trap”, had played in venues all over Israel and in festivals like the “Indinegev” and “Yearot Menashe”. As a teenager, Shapira played twice in the red sea jazz festival as part of a “young bands ” project supported by the festival.

Shapira is a scholar from the new school university.

Noam Shapira

Saxophone, Jazz

New York, United States
Grant Recipient