Eddy Khaimovich, a much sought-after Israeli bassist and composer living in New York, has recorded his first album featuring multi Grammy-award winning trumpeter Roy Hargrove to raving acclaim from critics and audiences alike. Since moving to New York in 2001 to attend the prestigious Manhattan School of Music on full scholarship, Eddy’s facility and agile command of the instrument as well, as warm, deep tone and unique musical voice has earned him a solid reputation on the New York music scene in Jazz, Classical, World and Commercial music worlds.
A long-time recipient of the prestigious America-Israel Cultural Foundation grants, he has played and/or recorded with world-renowned musicians including Jazz, Commercial and World music greats, such as multiple Grammy-award winner Roy Hargrove, 2010 Latin Grammy-award winner Fernando Otero, James Moody, Paquito D’Rivera, Fred Hersch, Benito Gonzales, Andrew Gouche, Francisco Mela, Etienne Mbappé, Oz Noy, Oscar Feldman, Delmar Brown, Alvester Garnett, Hal Galper, Arnie Lawrence, Andy LaVerne, Octavio Brunetti, Henry Threadgill, Steve Davis, Jeff Hirshfield, Mike Holober, Gene Jackson, Quintino Cinalli, David Schnitter, Bill Goodwin, Sam Barsh, Leonardo Suarez Paz, Dave Silliman, Valery Ponomarev, Curtis Fowlkes, Darrell Green, Mauricio Zottarelli and classical luminaries Lorin Maazel, Yuri Bashmet, Vladimir Spivakov, Maxim Vengerov, Daniel Barenboim, Zubin Mehta, Lara St. John and Borislav Strulev, among many others.
Eddy has been featured on the Israeli National Broadcast radio and has received coverage of his music by multiple programs on several Israeli National TV channels and International TV Channel RTVI. Eddy has appeared on the “Night Bird” talk show and on the live broadcast of the International Tel-Aviv Jazz Festival.