The roots of prayer explored by 3 young Israeli composers


Sacred texts of the Mishna, prayers from North Africa and the Middle-East, modern Hebrew poetry and even a letter discovered in the streets of Jerusalem are the bases of this fascinating exploration of the roots of Hebrew music by these young innovative Israeli composers/musicians. Original members of Haoman 18, Israeli counterpart of Radical Jewish Culture, Yaïr Harel, Nori Jacoby and Yonatan Niv – all three students of the Israeli composer André Hajdu – combine traditional music, improvisation and contemporary composition in adventurous arrangements. A new exotic and passionate music coming from the Holy Land, with Middle-Eastern percussions, string instruments and medieval vocals.

With :
Yair Harel : Vocals, Percussion, Tar
Nori Jacoby : Alto, vocals, melodica
Yonatan Niv : Cello, vocalos, piano

Special Guests :
Omer Avital : Bass
Boris Bendikov : Trumpet, flugelhorn
Yarden Erez : Accordion, piano, home made percussion, violin, keyboard
Dor Magen : Trombone
Idan Raveh : Trumpet

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