Erez is a composer and pianist best known for his work on “The Mossad” (United King Productions, 2019) and the progressive rock album “Overloading” (Fading Records, 2016), a video song project that received praising reviews in music magazines over the world including Rocking Charts and iO Pages in Holland. Erez was declared “a name to watch out for in the years to come” (Roger Trentwith, The Progressive Aspect, 2017).
Erez scored New York's music scene documentary 'Tali JAMS New York' with the GRAMMY-nominated drummer and arranger Dan Pugach, which was recently accepted to L.A's Global Film Festival Awards 2019.
Erez also worked as an assistant for composer Marcelo Zarvos (Dark Waters, Ray Donovan) at his studio in New York City and on United Pianos, a special United Nations project in which 11 renowned pianists from all across the globe collaborated to seamlessly play one musical piece. among the artists' names included are the American classical pianist Colin Huggins, German film composer Hauschka (Volker Bertelmann) and the Israeli Idan Raichel.
His latest release is an EP entitled “Piano Solo, Vol. 1”, “Vol. 2” is set for release in Spring 2020.
As an arranger, Erez worked with and orchestrated for Shlomo Gronich, Michael Greilsammer, Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Meitar contemporary music ensemble and the Jerusalem Street Orchestra. He also studied and arranged traditional Arabic songs for orchestra by the Lebanese superstar Fairuz.
Erez worked on “Winfield Historical Times and Other Oddities” that was nominated for best music at the London Southampton festival and also won the NYU Film Scoring Competition 2018 with the film “Americana”. During his studies, he attended workshops with Mark Snow, Mac Quayle, Nathan Barr and Nicholas Britell.
Erez studied contemporary classical music composition and jazz piano at the Music Academy of Jerusalem where he forged his background as a classical pianist with orchestral and electronic instruments as well as arranging and writing for different ensembles.
His use of instrumentation utilize special techniques, rhythms and varies between chamber piano concertos (Memory, Imagination, 2017), percussion sextets (The Percussion Book, 2016) and intimate voice and piano duos of art songs (Pnina Avni Songs, 2015).
He currently lives in New York with his loving wife and not-so-loving cat.