מוש בן ארי

Artist

Biography

Mosh Ben Ari was born in Israel in 1970. He comes from a Yemenite and Iraqi background. He first discovered music as a child through the traditional Jewish and Ethnic chants that were part of his everyday life. He started playing music at the age of 16 and since he has studied music in many countries like India, The Sahara and Sinai. He plays various string instruments such as Acoustic & Classic Guitar, Indian Sarod, Persian Tar, Turkish Jumbush, Moroccan Ginberi and Bass. In 1997 he founded, with a few friends, the world music ensemble “Sheva” (www.sheva.net) who have released 4 albums and continue to tour the world doing dozens of shows in the most prestigious festivals & events. In 2001 Mosh’s debut solo album ‘Ad Elay’ came out. In 2004, Mosh’s second album ‘Derech’ (A Way) came out and established him as one of Israel’s foremost singers/songwriters and performers. This album quickly became “Gold”. In 2006, Mosh’s third album “Massa Umatan” (Go giving) was released and is a great success. All of the albums were produced by ‘Globalev World Music - Israel. Mosh’s music & performance is a celebration of groove & spirit blending rock, soul, reggae & world music all together with his rich unique voice.

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