Are you an artist struggling to break into the art world? Do you feel like you need guidance on how to expose and sell your artwork? Do you need someone to train you to become a real professional in the art industry? With more than 12 years working in the art world and several years managing my own art gallery in Toronto, Canada, I can offer you guidance in your artistic career, from finding your true identity as an artist to exposing your artwork in well-known galleries around the world. Being an artist is not easy, but you don't have to make it on your own. Book a consulting session with someone who understands your challenges. Let's get to know each other and define together the next steps you need to take in order to make real progress in the art world.
Being a musician in 2019 and beyond. You need a unique music and business approach in order to release three albums as a leader, three instructional books/dvds, playing on stages such as the Blue Note in New York and Atlanta Jazz Festival, and working with names such as Billy Hart (Wes Montgomery, Miles Davis) and Donny McCaslin (David Bowie Black Star) – all of which Assaf has done! In his classess Assaf share his unique knowledge and experience gained over the past 20 years as a professional musician and composer in the studio and on the road working with bands, audiences and students in five continents. Assaf talks about his tools for creating a good performance, building your audience, and executing the right business plan for your musical projects. The classes are well rounded and interactive helping students to see the big picture and different sides of the music world and giving them actual business tools to enable them to stand out from the crowd. Reviews: Peter Traunmueller “Assaf is a great coach with a lot of practical wisdom in many different areas.” Myriam Phiro “Has helped me find my own path in various ways I didn’t think of. He has a very soothing energy and his expertise speaks volumes.” Dominique Gagne “I met Assaf a few weeks ago and already he has helped me see things in a new light. I look forward to continuing the journey with him.” Assaf's short bio: Short Bio: Leading his own jazz trio and recorded three albums as a leader, Assaf has worked intensively within that framework, but has also expanded his group to a quartet featuring artists such as Donny McCaslin, Joel Frahm, Seamus Blake, Anat Cohen, and Billy Hart. As a leader Assaf has performed in venues such as the Blue Note, Toronto Jazz Festival, D.C. Jazz Festival, YardbirdSuite, Smalls, Nisville Jazz Festival, and Brno Jazz Festival. Assaf holds a Masters degree in Jazz Performance from the New England Conservatory (honors graduate, 2009), Boston, and previously studied in Israel at the Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary Music, 2006 (member of Berklee International Network). Assaf also holds a Bachelor degree in Business from The College of Management, Israel (summa cum laude, 2002).