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Or Bareket

Or Bareket grew up in Argentina and Israel, and now lives in Brooklyn, New York. He started playing the electric bass at age 16 after hearing Jaco Pastorius for the first time, and switched to the upright bass a couple of years later.

While in Israel, he studied with Teddy Kling of the Israeli Philharmonic and Professor Michael Klinghoffer while working with local jazz and pop musicians.

Or is the 1st Prize winner of the 2011 International Society of Bassists’ Jazz Competition. He has attended the Betty Carter Jazz Ahead workshop, the Steans Institute Ravinia Jazz Workshop, and the Banff Workshop. He is a recipient of the America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship for outstanding performers and the Eubie Blake Fellowship.

Or is currently attending the New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music. He has appeared on several recordings with more coming in 2013.

He has worked with Ari Hoenig, Jean-Michel Pilc, The 3 Cohens, Don Friedman,Eliot Zigmund,Billy Hart, Victor Lewis, David Feldman and many others.