Ruslan Sirota (born November 4, 1980) is a Grammy Award
winning pianist, keyboardist, composer and producer.
Ruslan was born in Uman, Ukraine to a Jewish family on
November 4, 1980. His father, Yefim, who was an active local
guitarist, had introduced him to music at an early age.
Picking up guitar around the age of four, Ruslan had
transitioned to piano around the age of seven. In 1990, his
family moved to Israel, where he continued to study piano at
the Bat-Yam music school. At approximately 14, Ruslan
discovered jazz, instantly showing imminent interest. By the
age of 16, he was the "wunderkind" keyboardist for the then-
popular Israeli jazz fusion band, "Confusion"