Primary Instrument: Guitar
Oz Noy is a guitar player from Israel, who started his professional career at the age of 13 playing jazz, blues, pop and rock music. At age 16 he was already playing with leading Israeli musicians and performers, and at age 24 he was one of the most established studio guitar players in the country, and played on numerous records. He was also a member of the house band of Israel's top rated Television show for more than two years.
Since his arrival to New York in 1996 he has made a big impact on the local music scene with his unique sound, compositions and style, bringing a mixture of pop, rock, blues, funk, and jazz, into a cohesive and intoxicating groove.
Oz has performed, toured and recorded with well established artists such as Richard Bona, Chris Botti, Mike Clark, Jeff 'Tain Watts, Harry Bellefonte, Toni Braxton, Phoebe Snow, Gavin Degraw,Niel Rogers, Roger Glover ... He played on numerous commercials and movie soundtracks like 'Auto Focus' and 'Undefeated' (HBO) with Angelo Badeomenti; 'Queer as Folk' (HBO),The Drug Years(VH1) and recently wrote the sound track for the highly acclaimed documentary A/K/A Tommy Chong.
Oz Noy's Ha! includes drummers Anton Fig, Keith Carlock, and bassists Will Lee and James Genus, and guest guitarist Mike Stern and keyboardist George Whitty and Shai Bachar.
Oz Noy's-Live includes drummers Anton Fig, Keith Carlock, and bassists Reggie Washington, James Genus and Will Lee.
Oz Noy's-Fuzzy includes drummers Anton Fig, Keith Carlock & Vinnie Colaiuta, bassists Will Lee, James Genus & Jimmy Johnson and keyboardist Jim Beard, George Whitty and Shai Bachar.