"Friends on the Moon" by Dan Adler and Arnon Palty is a standout... the album is highly sesoned and sophisticated..

- Marc Myers,

Dr. Palty is a true Renaissance man. A gifted musician, artist, writer, and thinker, he is also an inspiring teacher who passes on his knowledge and passion with great care for his students. He approaches every topic from a unique and original perspective. In addition, he is simply a delightful and kind man. If you're lucky, you'll get to work with him... If you're lucky, you'll get to work with him...

- Leon Segal, PhD Innovation Psychologist; Founder, Innovationship LLC; Visiting Professor at Sonoma State University

Arnon Palty is developing into one of the major bassists and composers in jazz."Treasure Map", "Tomorrow's Expectations" and "The Meeting" are his latest accomplishments.

- Scott Yanow, jazz journalist/historian and author of 11 books including The Great Jazz Guitarists, Jazz On Film and Jazz On Record 1917-76

Arnon Palty is a highly educated musician, who besides arranging and playing bass has written a new book on harmony that will be a classic (Connecting Points in Jazz Dialects- The Harmonic Metamorphosis). His use of colors and textural changes adds something to the music, utilizing the talents of the Dave Liebman Big Band. Some comments on the tunes: “Standoff” was written for the situation in the Middle East; GIG means George and Ira Gershwin who contributed so much to the American popular song repertoire; “Tomorrow’s Expectations” is an older tune posing the eternal question about what the future will bring; the classic “Invitation” was reharmonized by myself while “Loudly” is a contrafact based on “Softly As In A Morning Sunrise. Arnon’s originals, “Well, Too Close to the Savoy” , “Human Laughter" and “Moroccan Medley" round out this exciting program. My appreciation to Arnon and for one long, intense day of recording, to my friend and conductor, Gunnar Mossblad and the members of the big band.”

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