Our Team

Talya G.A Solan
Songwriter & Producer
Talya G.A Solan is an independent Israeli singer, songwriter & producer. Talya has graduated magna cum laude from the faculty of arts in Tel Aviv University. She has founded Yamma ensemble and The Israeli Ethnic Ensemble with whom she released three albums and keep performing worldwide. She is a member of Kedem Ensemble (Swiss-Iranian-Israeli-Italian group) Her influences and sources of inspiration: ancient times, tribal singing, sacred and secular Jewish chants, natural singing, warm Middle Eastern sound with exotic flavors. Talya's bio can be found at her website - www.talyagasolan.com
Avri Borochov
Bass player
Avri Borochov is perceived as an astonishingly versatile double bass player of its time and place. He was classically trained by Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Double Bass maestro Eli Magen, practiced Indian classical music with Tabla guru Samir Chatterjee, mentored by Afro-Brazilian folklore professor Mestre Camisa, 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.
Nur Bar Goren
Plays middle eastern percussion: darbuka, riq, cajon, frame drums. Nur was born and raised in Rosh Pina. his major music influence comes from Turkish & Persian music. Nur conducts percussion workshops for all ages and Preforms worldwide with various music groups. His music education achieved thanks to private teachers and study at the Zafed Jewish and ethnic music Academy. In addition to music Nur enjoys nature, agriculture, martial arts.
Aviv Bahar
Composer, Arranger
Aviv Bahar specializes in string instruments. was born and raised at Kibbutz Afek and Kibbutz Yodfat. autodidact. Self-taught, specializes in folk string instruments from the East. kopuz, oud, sitar. Composer since the age of ten. influenced by Persian, Kurdish, Turkish music. has collaborated with masters of middle eastern music in Israel (Diwan Saz, Mark Eliyahu, Amir Shahasar). In additions to his middle eastern music work and influences Aviv Bahar performs and records successfully his original pop mainstream music with his musical partner, cellist Hadas Kleinman
Jonathan (Yonnie) Dror
Wind instruments
Yonnie Dror plays eastern & western wind instruments. was born and raised in Jerusalem. His musical education acquired in Tel Aviv Music Academy & the Jerusalem eastern music center. Specializes in playing diverse of wind instruments: duduk, nay, shofars, clarinet, saxophones, flutes, etc. Performs and records with numerous popular Israeli bands: Rita, Idan Raichel, Shiri Maimon, Evyatar Banai. in recent years also took part in theater productions.
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