He’s a composer, pianist, arranger, producer, musicologist and master of the classical button accordion, the bayan.
Boris Malkovsky’s compositions vibrantly reflect the broad scope of his experience, weaving together Jewish, classical, Gypsy and jazz elements to create a challenging, uplifting, moving and humorous musical journey that propels the listener along a road full of surprising twists and turns.
Born in Odessa, Ukraine he started to study piano at the age of 4. By the age of 17 he was performing as a jazz pianist. In 1991 he moved to Tel-Aviv.
He has recorded over 30 albums, composed music for over 50 theatre projects and performed at jazz, world music, folk and classical festivals around the world, proof that his musical vision speaks a universal language.