Yuria enrolled at the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in the late 2000’s. There, he came under the influence of close mentor Billy Harper, as well as the likes of George Cables, Reggie Workman, Billy Hart and Charles Tolliver. More recently, Yuria has been a key part of countryman and world-renowned bassist Omer Avital’s quintet for the past five years, and in 2018, he released his debut album, Papa Wawa.
In 2019 he recorded his second album Exorcisms for the new and exciting label JoJo records, finally to see light this year.
Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson
New York Paradox