C.J. Glass – Musician

Best known for his performances on The Voice: Israel, Season 3, C.J. Glass is originally from Ithaca, New York. He graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies from Ithaca College in May 2005. During and after his college studies, C.J. had the unique opportunity of working with the production department of Jazz at Lincoln Center, bringing him into contact with such luminaries as Wynton Marsalis.

C.J. Glass -Musician

C.J. moved to New York City in 2005. While living in New York, C.J. worked for The American Federation of Musicians, earned a Master of Arts in Jazz Studies from Queens College, performed at The Blue Note and The Iridium jazz clubs with The Adam Ramsay – C.J. Glass Quintet, and was a featured performer with numerous Jewish music groups. One of his main formative experiences during this time was a period of weekly jam and tentet arrangement reading sessions at the house of the late, legendary vibraphonist, Teddy Charles.

Aside from music, C.J. co-authored the Jewish religious school textbook Torah Toons I with Joel Lurie Grishaver and has appeared on televised episodes of Law and Order: Criminal Intent and SVU. He has also appeared in the movies Holy RollersThe Shmorg: II, and Megillas Lester, as the voice of Menashe.

In 2013, C.J. became an Israeli citizen. Even before performing on The Voice, C.J. began teaching at Mizmor School: Givat Washington. He was also invited to join the faculty of Akadma: The City Conservatory of Ashdod, where he teaches trombone, bass guitar, and a beginning jazz ensemble. C.J. Glass holds down the guitar chair of The Jazz Pipes, the official jazz orchestra of Modi’in, Israel.

Barak Malichi – Musician, Producer, Songwriter and Teacher

Barak Malichi is a professional guitarist and bassist. He has worked in music and informal education since the army, with organizations such as Birthright and “NFTY Israel”, where he worked with Americans in Poland, Prague and Israel, strengthening their ties to Judaism and to Israel. He worked as songleader for the Jewish Agency. He also works for the organization Acharai. After the army Malichi decided to enter the world of music and learn musical production. He studied at the BPM College in Tel Aviv and set up his own recording studio in his home. Due to his expertise and experience the college asked Malichi to come back and teach. Today Milichi writes and produces music and records various artists, as well as teaches guitar.

Daniel Brill – Social Media Activist and Beatboxer

Daniel Brill, originally from London,  is also Swiss,  lived for a short  while in the US and now resides in Israel. Coming from a background in Finance, Daniel went on to pursue studies in Jewish Education at Yeshiva University. It is there where he developed his communication skills, as well as his love for engaging people on Jewish topics and Israel. Daniel is also a professional Beatboxer, and have taught and performed in the UK, France, Switzerland, US and Israel. he firmly believes music opens doors that remain locked by other things.