Born: August 25, 1984 Primary Instrument: Guitar
Guitarist Nadav Remez is one of today’s emerging voices on the Jazz scene, and his music is gaining the attention of both fans and music critics worldwide. His melodic abilities on the guitar have been described as “haunting”, and his music as an intriguing combination of modern Jazz, Alternative Rock and Jewish Folk. On his long-awaited debut release, entitled “So Far” (Brooklyn Jazz Underground Records), he brings these different influences to the table and mixes them in a way that was never heard before, backed up by his all-star New York band.
Growing up in Israel, Nadav’s musical education took a critical turn at the Thelma Yellin high school for the arts, known for producing well-known international jazz musicians. There, Nadav was exposed to many varieties of musical traditions, both western and eastern, that allowed him to form his unique musical vision....
A Thoughtful composer and accomplished player, Israeli- born guitarist Nadav Remez has fashioned an auspicious debut of poignant melodies, rich harmonies and stirring improvisations that ring out with clarity and emotion. -Bill Milkowski, JazzTimes
“Israeli guitarist and composer Nadav Remez is one of the best recent discoveries of the jazz scene… A natural sense of phrasing and a mastery of the language are making this young soloist particularly promising.” -L’Est Republicain
“Long after the last note fades, it’s Nadav Remez’s fine compositions and arrangements that stand out… Must-have! -Richard B. Kamins, Step Tempest Jazz blog