9 pp., $7.95, Presser Order number 494-02504 (PWYS-53)
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The four pieces included in Moods are unique compositions that combine Lior’s different influences, the classical background and the modern jazz into an original style and a new concept of the classical guitar.
Lior Yekutieli was born in 1964 in Israel. When he was 9 years old he started playing classical guitar. Three years later, Lior was already giving concerts, and since then he was winning the American-Israel scholarships, playing as a soloist with the Israeli chamber orchestra and doing TV and radio recordings. During his army service, Lior became interested in jazz and developed his skills in improvising and composing. In 1989 he traveled to USA, where he graduated from the Musician’s Institute of LA, befriended Scott Henderson, and recorded with Jeff Berlin, among other leading musicians. He continued from there to Europe, and for several years performed his music with his band, Exit. In 1992 Lior came back to Israel. Since then he dedicated his time to recording two CDs of his original compositions, composing, and appearing in live concerts.
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