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Omer Avital & His Band of The East

January 9, 2013 @ 8:30 pm - 12:00 am


Born and raised in Israel to parents of Yemenite and Moroccan descent, bassist and oud player Omer Avital is hailed by the Los Angeles Times as “a pioneer in combining jazz with myriad world music elements.” In 2008, Avital, who also performs with Yemen Blues, was awarded the Prime Minister’s Award, the most prestigious distinction for artists in Israel.

Band Line-up:

Greg Tardy – Tenor Saxophone

Nadav Remez – Guitar

Jason Lindner – Piano & Keys

Omer Avital – Bass & Oud,

Daniel Freedman – Drums


January 9, 2013
8:30 pm - 12:00 am
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Old Town School of Folk Music
4544 N Lincoln Ave.
Chicago , IL United States

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