“...tangy, exotic flavor …eclectic fusion of Jazz, Latin and Middle East sounds” - Downbeat
Based in New York, Itai Kriss is vital member of the City’s Jazz scene as well as the Latin Jazz and Salsa music scenes playing regularly at The Blue Note, Birdland, S.O.B.’s, Lincoln Center, Carnegie Hall and The Copa Cabana. He can be heard performing, touring and recording with his own ensemble and some of the most important Jazz and Latin musicians, such as Edmar Castañeda, Yemen Blues, Los Hacheros, Pedrito Martinez, Omer Avital, Grupo Latin Vibe, and Avishai Cohen. With the release of his CD The Shark, All about Jazz said “it marks his arrival as a flute force to be reckoned with."
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