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Arik shahar was born in 1964 and grew up in Haifa.At the age of 10 he began playing drums and percussion .from there he moved on to guitar, playing mainly bass. Arik played in haifa with different bands and musicians,among them Arkadi Duchin,Micha Shitrit,Eeyl Shechter,Barak Hanoch and more. in fact, for a period of time he had an important roll in the start up of popular bands that originated in haifa,such as theHaverim Shel Natasha andAv Tipus. In 1986 he made a significant musical transition,and began playing fusion,jazz and funk.he joined the Fusion group called The Danny Shlosberg Orch and started to play in jazz clubs all over Israel.this change made him move to the US in order to study music and develop himself as a musician
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