Israeli-born bassist and composer Omer Avital first gained experience playing with his peers at the legendary Smalls jazz Club in New York (Brad Mehldau, Peter Bernstein, Mark Turner, Gregory Tardy, Jimmy Greene…). Avital continued education in Israel studying classical composition and traditional music of the Middle East and North Africa. He successfully played with the collective Third World Love (with trumpeter Avishai Cohen), and upon return to the USA he built an impressive solo career (11 albums), skilfully combining jazz and funk, Israeli, Moroccan and Yemen music.
Fri 26.10. MAIN HALL DOB 19.00