Shelly embarked on his musical journey at a very young age. He spent his childhood learning the piano and was classically trained by the age of 12. While still training as a classical pianist, he fell in love with Jazz and started writing his own compositions for piano and small ensembles.
These days Shelly is a full-time working musician whose talents as a performer and a musical educator enables him to write his own compositions, perform with several groups and teach at the Ono Academic College.
Furthermore, together with esteemed Jazz fusion drummer and trio leader Utsi Zimerimg and bassist Nitai Kadosh, Shelly’s love for Jazz and fusion shines through as he acts as keyboardist for this explosive fusion trio.