OR BAREKET (IL)
Born in Jerusalem and raised in Buenos-Aires and Tel-Aviv, Or Bareket is currently one of the most in-demand and versatile bassists on the New York City jazz scene
Since moving to New York in 2011, Or has performed, recorded, and toured with a wide array of artists all over the world. Notable collaborations include Ari Hoenig, Jean-Michel Pilc, Aaron Goldberg, Sam Yahel, Jacques Schwartz-Bart, Leon Parker, Chris Potter, Yotam Silberstein, Eli Degibri, Cyrille Aimee, Hamilton De Holanda, Banda Magda, Camila Meza, and his brother Eden Bareket among others.
Bareket’s approach to improvisation/composition is informed by Mediterranean, South American and North African folklores, all interpreted through his deep knowledge and appreciation of the American Jazz tradition.
“33”, Bareket’s sophomore album as a leader, was released May 2019 on Enja records to great critical acclaim.