Hagai Amir, a Saxophonist born in Rehovot Hagai holds a master's degree in jazz performance at the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance. He studied with Albert Bager, Stu HaCohen, Eli Degibri ,Eli Benacot, Amikam Kimmelman.
He won the 1st place in the jazz player of the year competition and participated in the International Jazz Conference IASJ. He attended a full scholarship in the B.A jazz program at the city college of New York There he studied with Ron Carter, Jon Gordon, Hal Galper and Seamus Blake.
Appeared and recorded with the Orchestra, Yoni Rechter, Assaf Amdursky ,Nurit Galron ,Hagiga Sextet, Arie Volinez , groovatron, infectia, Hagit Goldberg, Roy Oliel Sextet. Played at many jazz festivals, among them the Paris Jazz Festival and the Beijing Jazz Festival, Red sea Jazz Festival ,The Kaunas Jazz Festival, Shanghai Jazz Festival.
Teacher of saxophone, improvisation and ensemble training.