Avital meets Avital is a dialogue between two musicians who come from different worlds but share a common richness of musical heritage.  Grammy-nominee mandolinist, Avi Avital, comes from a classical tradition whilst award-winning bass virtuoso and oud player, Omer Avital, is an acclaimed jazz performer and composer.  In Avital meets Avital, these two musicians, joined by Yonathan Avishai on piano and Itamer Doari on percussion, draw on the diverse influences of Moroccan and North African sounds, folkloric and classical traditions, Israeli harmonies and Mediterranean rhythms creating a musical melting pot where the finesse of chamber music meets the raw emotional energy of jazz. ... read full bio