Avri Borochov

Son of world music pioneer Yisrael Borochov and brother of NYC based jazz trumpet player Itamar, the Tel-Aviv born Avri Borochov is perceived as an astonishingly versatile double bass player of its time and place. Classically trained by Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Double Bass maestro Eli Magen, Avri expanded his technique and practiced Indian classical music with Tabla guru Samir Chatterjee, mentored by Afro-Brazilian folklore Mestre Camisa in Rio de Janeiro, and learned Jazz with Reggie Workman, Junior Mance, Peter Bernstein and Aaron Goldberg. In 2008 he graduated the New School University NY in Jazz composition and performance.In his international musical career, Avri collaborated with artists from a wide array of genres: Jazz vocalists Kevin Mahogany and Clara Cook, Satoshi Inoue, Chihiro Yamanaka (Japan), Flamenco phenomenon Juan Pinilla, David Pena Dorantes and dancer Pastora Galvan (Spain), ECM musicians as Anat Fort, Avishai Cohen and Jean Louis Matinier, The Arab Orchestra of Shfar'am, the multi-ethnic israeli roots orchestra "Debka Fantasia" (Israel Festival 2008), The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, The East-West Ensemble, Sol Monk (RAW tapes), Eli Dedibri, Gilad Hekselman, Shai Maestro, Omri Mor (Paris Jazz Fest. Israel Fest.2010), Beats Antique, Finley Quaye, Yemen Blues, Mor Karbasi, The Alaev Family (WOMAD, Babel Med, Roskilde Fest., Pohoda Fest., Paleo Fest.) and many more. As an arranger, Avri wrote for Assaf Amdursky, Yehudit Ravitz, Yemen Blues and is the musical director of the ethno-jazz Ensemble Yamma and The Borochov Dynasty - touring Europe and the US periodically. Along with that Avri is head faculty of ear training at the Tel-Aviv Conservatory - New School NY joint academic program and owner of Bukhara Jazz Studio, where he mixes and produces records.

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