The fallacy of being lost in ornamental doodling is the risk of every jazz guitarist, but it's completely absent in Neiman's almost ascetic play. This doesn't mean that his playing is simple; far from it... --Jakob Baekgaard, All About Jazz
Guitarist Oren Neiman's music is both innovative and in the forefront of today's jazz styles, as well as being celebrated for his technical precision. His compositions explore a combination of Jazz sensibility with Middle Eastern rhythms and melody.
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...Neiman has moved forward and found his own voice. First Of All... is an
album of coherent beauty, showing an ambitious player following his own
musical vision. --Jakob Baekgaard, All About Jazz
...I can hear some Abercrombie and Goodrick in there, but Oren is clearly
finding his own unique voice as a jazz guitarist...
Maurice Hogue, Host CKUW's One Man's Jazz
“Neiman’s new recording (Frolic and Detour), with a new quartet, is quite a unique statement. It is predominantly Jazzy, but it also touches upon ethnic themes and rhythmic patterns, often using odd meters and unusual harmony
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