Home is where the music is

11.04.2011                      07.Nisan, 5771

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Home is where the music is

NY-resident Israeli guitarist Yotam Silberstein will reveal the ethnic side of his artistic aspirations when he performs in Tel Aviv.

At 30 years of age Yotam Silberstein is, of course, still building his career but, it must be said, he has come a long way since he relocated Stateside around seven years ago. This Friday we will have an opportunity to check on his incremental artistic growth when he performs in Tel Aviv, as the next installment in this year’s Opera House jazz series, with a stellar quintet of mostly American musicians, but with a strong Israeli connection.
In fact, drummer Greg Ritchie is the odd man out. Pianist, organist Sam Yahel’s parents are Israelis, saxophonist Walter Blanding lived here for several years and the double bass player is longtime Silberstein cohort Israeli Gilad Abro….