Zohar Fresco

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Zohar Fresco
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Zohar Fresco
Background information
Born1969 (age 49–50)
Israel
Genrestraditional middle eastern music, Jazz
Occupation(s)Musician
InstrumentsFrame drum, percussion, voice
Websitezoharfresco.com

Zohar Fresco (born 1969) is an Israeli percussionist[1] and composer, specializing on the frame drum. He is known to have created a unique technique that combines different traditional styles of playing frame drum. He is a member of the jazz trio MOŻDŻER DANIELSSON FRESCO, together with Polish pianist Leszek Możdżer and Swedish double bass player Lars Danielsson.[2] Previously, he was a member of the Israeli band Bustan Abraham, which existed between 1991 and 2003.[3]

During his career, he has collaborated with music personalities such as the drummer Hamid Drake,[4] violin virtuoso Taiseer Elias,[5] saxophonist Daniel Zamir[6] and oud player Ara Dinkjian.[7] He has also toured with Philip Glass[8] and others.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ ליאורה יצחק: מרמלה ועד טאג' מאהאל (in Hebrew). Ynet. 29 June 2000. Retrieved 5 December 2012.
  2. ^ ג'אז פלוס לאלתר שופן (in Hebrew). habama.co.il. 2009. Retrieved 5 December 2012.
  3. ^ Brinner, Benjamin (2009). Playing across a Divide: Israeli-Palestinian Musical Encounters. Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780195175813.
  4. ^ המתופף חמיד דרייק יופיע הערב בתל אביב עם אסיף צחר וזוהר פרסקוב בתל (in Hebrew). Haaretz. 11 March 2007. Retrieved 5 December 2012.
  5. ^ תייסיר אליאס וזוהר פרסקו בהופעה – פלא! (in Hebrew). habama.co.il. 4 April 2006. Retrieved 5 December 2012.
  6. ^ Fiske, Gavriel (15 June 2007). "Dynamic duo". Jerusalem Post (accessed via HighBeam Research, subscription required). Archived from the original on 10 June 2014. Retrieved 5 December 2012.
  7. ^ משפט מלודי מזוקק (in Hebrew). Haaretz. 30 November 2007. Retrieved 5 December 2012.
  8. ^ Davis, Barry (17 December 1998). "A dream come true". Jerusalem Post (accessed via HighBeam Research, subscription required). Archived from the original on 10 June 2014. Retrieved 5 December 2012.

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