Born: September 9, 1979 Primary Instrument: Bass
Originally from Kfar Saba, Israel, bassist and composer Daniel Ori's first exposures to music were piano recitals at his grandmother's apartment in Tel-Aviv. Her attempts to teach Daniel traditional piano lessons were disrupted by his interest with contemporary music. At age 14, Daniel took his older brother's electric bass, which was lying around the house into his own hands. The connection with the instrument came immediately and Daniel's musical voyage had begun. His growing interest in Jazz music brought him to Rimon School of Music, where he studied Jazz performance for three years. Daniel has since collaborated with some of Israel's top Jazz prospects and has played at the Red Sea Jazz Festival and Tel Aviv Jazz Festival to name a few...
Awards:2009 Ascap Young Jazz Composers award
Have one hand on your equalizer and the other on your heart. Daniel’s music will move you, you will feel this music. In your soul and in your gut... Jazzreview.com
Ori's music slips naturally through Middle Eastern world sounds and urban rhythms with a pronounced tendency for the melody. All About Jazz Italy
New York, NY
Willing to teach:
Intermediate to advanced students