Adir Kochavi, is a known trumpet player as well as a composer and arranger born in Israel. He is actively playing and participating in different scenes of music and various projects in the Netherlands, Europe and South America.
Adir's personal style is a combination of several music styles like Jazz, Latin and R&B, into which he integrates motifs from the music, he grew up with as a son of Israeli Jewish parents who originally came from Yemen.
Adir worked and toured all over the world with Shlomo Gronich, the Fra Fra Big Band, Lester Bowie, David Murray, Eddie Conard, Zion Golan, Ruth Jacott (ATouch of Latin 2005/2006, 2006/2007), Rumbata Big Band, Humphrey Campbell, Edy Martinez Big Band, Gerardo Rosales, Javier Plaza y Orquesta Sonrisa and Masalsa. He also participated in the theater project R.E.S.P.E.C.T (the celebration of great soul hits).
He received several American-Israeli Cultural Foundation Music Scholarships. Adir has a Bachelor of Music Performance degree from the Sweelinck Conservatory of Amsterdam.
Adirs' first solo album RIKUD was released last July 2007.