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Title
Live at Smalls
Performer
Omer Avital  (contrabas) Avishai Cohen (US) (trompet) Joel Frahm  (saxofoon) Jason Lindner Johnathan Blake  (slagwerk)
Publisher
Smalls Live, 2011
1 cd
Playing time
01:11:01
EAN
0884501418355
CDR
JE32814
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69 - New age en meditatiemuziek (NBLC) D2 - New age en meditatiemuziek (Flemish music schema)

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About Omer Avital

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Omer Avital (born May 13, 1971, Givatayim, Israel) is an Israeli-American jazz bassist, composer and bandleader.

Early life

Avital was born in the town of Givatayim to Moroccan and Yemeni parents. At age 11, he began his formal training, studying classical guitar at the Givatayim Conservatory. Upon entering Thelma Yellin, Israel's leading high school for the arts, Avital switched to acoustic bass and began studying and arranging jazz.

When he was 17, Avital began playing professionally in jazz, pop, and folk music bands, as well as performing regularly on national television, radio, and in jazz festivals. He spent a year in the Israeli Army Orchestra and then moved to New York in 1992 where he began playing, recording, and touring professionally.

Career

After arriving in New York in 1992, Avital began playing in groups with Roy Haynes, Jimmy Cobb, Nat Adderley, Walter Bishop, Jr.,…Read more on Wikipedia

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