Yuri Katz

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Yuri Katz
Origin Ukraine
Genres Hip hop, R&B, Jazz, New-age
Occupation(s) Musician, music producer
Years active 1995–present

Yuri Katz, (also credited as Yurri Katz and Yuri Kattz) is a Ukraine-born American musician, arranger, and music producer.

Katz worked on different recording projects by Grammy nominated bassist Nathan East (horns arranger[1]), DJ Felli Fel,[citation needed] Jamie Kennedy and Stu Stone (engineer, mixing),[2] Grammy nominated artist - songwriter Howard McCrary,[citation needed], rappers Chamillionaire, Ya Boy,[citation needed] and BooSkills,[3] Latvian pop star Laima Vaikule, and others.

Born on July 15, 1973 to a musician mother and photographer father. After graduating music school as a woodwinds player Katz studied jazz and arranging at Gnessin State Musical College.

In 1999, Katz formed an electronica band named Access Denied[4] with composer-keyboardist Anatoly Stolboff.[5] They released a world music New Age[6] album titled Intermesh.[7]

Selected discography[edit]

  • Access Denied — Intermesh (2000)
  • Lotus Lounge Vol.2 compilation (2001) (song: Access Denied "Dawn (Between River and Sea)")

Production credits[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Reverence - Nathan East | Credits | AllMusic". AllMusic. Retrieved 2017-07-04. 
  2. ^ "Blowin Up by Stu Stone". Artistdirect.com. Retrieved 1 December 2017. 
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on December 16, 2006. Retrieved December 16, 2006. [not in citation given]
  4. ^ [1][dead link]
  5. ^ "Access Denied — Free listening, videos, concerts, stats and photos at Last.fm". Last.fm. Retrieved 1 December 2017. 
  6. ^ "Lotus Lounge • Ink 19". Ink19.com. 23 January 2002. Retrieved 1 December 2017. 
  7. ^ [2][dead link]

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