Fueled by the arrival of guitarist Roni Ben-Hur in 1985 and bassists Omer Avital and Avishai Cohen in the late nineties, a network of Israeli musicians have steadily filtered into New York over the past twenty years. Several have risen to the highest levels of acclaim.
Host Intro 0:00
Lynne Arriale Quartet "Dance of the Rain" from A New Kind of Dance (Motema) 4:01
Omer Avital Trio "Sinai Memories" from Suite of the East (Anzic) 8:02
Host speaks 13:34
Anat Cohen Quartet "Anat's Dance" from Claroscuro (Anzic) 16:02
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