Eli Keepnice


www.reverbnation.com/ilyakipnis. I am a sax player , have moved recently to Israel. I have been playing in the past 3 years around Asia ( Thailand) and before i lived over 20 years near Hamburg. looking for experienced musicians to cooperate with .. I have played a lot with organ players, so this format would be appreciated, but of course any kinds of combos and rhythm sections too.





What is music to you? What does it give you?

Life is music. Music is life or one of the most part of it,

What is your music dream?

To play for those who like me as musician,,, to get more and more real fans

If you could change the world - what would you start with?

All billions of money which is kept on offshore accounts to spend for food and help of poor and children..

Which is the most memorable song from your childhood?

Parapluies De Cherbourg

Who are your favorite musical artists or bands?

the list would contain 100 of artists.. The most influence on my music style as a saxophone player was from Eddie 'Lockjaw' Davis. just a few more names from the past: Coleman Hawkins, Arnett Cobb, Earl Bostic, Cannonbal Adderly from present: James Carter, Branford Marsalis, Chris Potter, Joshua Redman

What inspires you to make music?

feeling, another music, many things

What is the message you want to send with your music?

Music must touch.. I like to play music wich makes people express their feelings,

How do you feel when you perform in front of an audience?

good.. I feel good..

How do you see the musicians’ reality nowadays? What could be improved?

music Industry cannot exist anymore and sell muisc as it was 20-30 years ago.. there must be found other ways , which protect musicians..

What do you think of Drooble?


What frustrates you most as a musician?


Do you support your local scene as a fan? How?


What qualities should a musician nowadays have in order to get their music heard by a larger audience?

be strong and be able to spread ot info about them over social nets..

Share some awesome artists that we’ve never heard of.

All new is sometime forgotten old music.. If you want to do something new , listen old.. learn.. will be always in plus