Yotam Silberstein Quartet
Rising Star Guitar
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 Monk International 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 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.
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. DownBeat magazine calls this "his most fully realized recording to date," and says that Yotam "burns brightly alongside colleagues Goldberg, Rogers and Hutchinson."
The last 2 - 3 Years Yotam and his music has become more and more famous and Yotam is now touring more extensively. He is playing and recording with some of the worlds top musicians such as John Patittuci and evolving into a star of his own.
Yotam Silberstein - g
Vitor Gonçalves - p & acc
Petros Klampanis - b
Daniel Dor - d
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