Yotam Silberstein Quartet

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Last Show: Monday 11 th March 2019

PizzaExpress Jazz Club (Soho)

In the last decade Yotam Silberstein and his music have been attracting more and more loving fans worldwide, and Yotam has been touring the world extensively with his different projects. He is currently playing and recording with some of the worlds top musicians such as John Patitucci, Ivan Lins, Carlos Aguirre, David Sanborn, but mostly evolving into a star of his own. He’s also recently signed artist with the prestigious Benedetto guitars. In March of 2019 Yotam will launch his new album "Future Memories" followed by a worldwide album release tour. The band will play both music from the new album but also music from previous Albums.

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"Yotam Silberstein improvises in a cutting tone and writes heady original tunes that seem to tug the straight-ahead jazz tradition in new directions."

New York Times

"A rising star to be watched" — KCRW As a young musician in Tel Aviv, Yotam Silberstein was quickly recognized as a prodigy was invited to perform with many of the nation’s most celebrated jazz musicians. At 21, he performed at Italy’s renowned Umbria Jazz Festival, released a critically acclaimed debut album and set out on an extensive tour of Europe and the Middle East.Upon receiving a scholarship to the prestigious New School, Yotam Silberstein moved to New York in 2005. He was a finalist in the  Thelonious MonkInternational Jazz Guitar Competition in 2005 with one critic noting: “Yotam’s tones are exquisitely old school but his playing fresh, fiery and bursting with joyful exuberance, and musically he is one heavy cat.” Jazz Times noted that Yotam has "made an impact on the scene with his precision bebop lines and fleet fingered improvisation". All About Jazz saw a resemblance between his 2009 release, “Next Page” and "the heyday of Blue Note Records", adding that Yotam is "forging his own path with skills and style.”

As artistically gifted as he is technically proficient, Silberstein is featured on a wide variety of critically acclaimed releases including “Resonance” and “Brasil” on the Jazz Legacy Productions label, John Patittuci's new trio album "Irmaos De Fe" and Monty Alexander’s Grammy-nominated “Harlem-Kingston Express Live!” among countless others.Yotam Silberstein has earned his place among the jazz elite by collaborating with such luminaries as James Moody, The Heath Brothers, Roy Hargrove, George Coleman, David Sanborn, Marcus Miller, Paquito D'rivera, Christian McBride, John Patittuci, and many others.This versatile guitarist’s wheelhouse runs the sonic spectrum, including Brazilian, world music, blues and bebop. Silberstein’s showmanship wowed the Kennedy Center’s 2011 production, “Ella!” which featured Dee Dee Bridgewater, Al Jarreau, Dr. Billy Taylor and Janis Siegel. His performance earned him a return invitation for a special appearance at the KC Jazz Club. In addition, Yotam has applied his talent to composing music for film received the Sundance Time Warner award for film music.

Yotam Silberstein has toured as a leader in major clubs and jazz festivals in Europe, Japan, South America, Singapore and the US and has received high praise for his performances. Having performed with the world’s premier talent, Yotam has honed his craft with precision, finesse and the innate artistic touch. Both the critics and his fans await the release of his new album "The Village" on Jazz & People in January 2017. DownBeat magazine calls this "his most fully realized recording to date," and says that Yotam "burns brightly alongside colleagues Goldberg, Rogers and Hutchinson."

Band Lineup

Yotam Silberstein (guitar)

Vitor Gonçalves (piano, accordion)

Rick Rosato (upright bass)

Daniel Dor (drums)