Dor Samoha


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Dor Samoha was born and raised in Ramat Gan, Israel in 1993.

He began his double bass studies with the principal bass player of the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra, Teddy Kling, and later the principal bass player of the New York Philharmonic Max Zeunger. Among his other teachers through out the years: Ben Wolfe, Joe Martin, Neal Miner, Billy Harper.

In 2011 he graduated from the Thelma Yellin High School of High Arts.

In 2012, 2013 and 2016, he won the American-Israeli Cultural Foundation’s scholarship.

In 2014, he graduated from the Center for Jazz Studies Tel Aviv Conservatory New School program.

While serving in the military, Dor acted as a bass player and arranger for the Israeli Air Force Orchestra.

In 2016, he moved to New York City and completed his Bachelor’s degree from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music.

Throughout the years, Dor has played and collaborated with some of today’s leading Israeli jazz as well with New York City based musicians such as Rodney Green, Joe Farnsworth, Warren Wolf, Aaron Diehl, Wayne Escoffery, Kirk Lightsy, Dave Kikosky, Tamir Hendelman, Amos Hoffman, ,Ilan Salem, Eli Degibri, Yuval Cohen and more.