Born in Jerusalem and raised in Buenos-Aires and Tel-Aviv, Or Bareket is quickly establishing himself as one of the most versatile bassists on the NYC jazz scene.
Winner of the 1st prize at the International Society of Bassists' jazz competition in 2011, Or’s diverse heritage informs his distinct style. His approach to improvisation is informed by Mediterranean, South American, and North African folklores, all interpreted through his deep knowledge and appreciation of the American Jazz tradition.
Since moving to New York in late 2011 Or has performed, recorded, and toured with a wide array of artists all over the world. Notable names include Jean-Michel Pilc, Sam Yahel, Ari Hoenig,Yotam Silberstein, Billy Hart, Victor Lewis, Gilad Hekselman,Camila Meza, Omer Klein, Cyrille Aimee and Ziv Ravitz among others.