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Lay Z


Unusual, unexpected & captivating comedian and musician.

Lay Z Gordon is an ex-pro basketball player, who turned into an international entertainer, writer, composer, singer, and piano player, with a comic interpretation of life.   

The show is based on his strange, funny, and intriguing life story.

Lay Z enjoys the intimate connection with the audience while improvising live music and stand-up on stage.
The show is hilarious and emotionally moving. It meshes the heart and the soul into one. 

Soul Player

"Gordon is a kind of phenomenon, and certainly an intriguing character." Read the full article

About me

Born in New York on March 27, 1965 as "Eliezar Gordon".
Family moved to Israel at the age of 4 and grew up in Tel-Aviv. Played basketball for Maccabi Tel-Aviv youth team.

Moved alone at the age of 16 to Houston TX in 1981. Played for Bellaire high school as "Allen Gordon".

Played  college Basketball at Towson University & West Texas State university as "Lazer"Gordon".
BA marketing degree 1988.

Signed a 3 year deal with Maccabi Tel-Aviv,1988 
In Israel they know him as Lay Z Gordon (Lazy).

Played 10 years pro ball in the elite 1st league and the Israeli national team.

TV commentator. Basketball coaching & convention hosting 

BMI member as song writer and publisher "Lazy music Box".
See what Jerusalem Post wrote here.

My Music

Original soul music, influenced by Jazz, Funk and R&B.

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