Selah Collective plays original Mediterranean jazz infused with authentic flavours from all over the world. Rooted & grounded in Israel, our musical influences include Avishai Cohen, Ibrahim Maalouf, Snarky Puppy and more. Our full official release ‘Belonging’ (LP) was released on January 18th, 2019. The album includes 8 original compositions. We are constantly playing across the country in various venues as a 5-piece music ensemble, featuring musical guests from the local and international scenes.
Plans for 2020 include appearances on several European festivals (TBA). Previous notable appearances include Kaunas Jazz Festival (2019), Ashdod Jazz Series in Klang (2019) as well as multiple participations in the “Divercities” festival (2018) in Grenoble, France. The group was founded in 2009 by Slava Shoolman (Bass/Arrangements) & Daniel Rososki (Piano/Composition) and has been playing with the current personnel since late 2016. Selah Collective’s dynamic sound is also built around guest appearances by top players of the local & global scene. Recurrent flavours are the Oud, Sax and unique vocalists.
“For the past few years I’ve witnessed their progress as they developed their sound and reached musical maturity. Their new album is a great mix of Latin, jazz & world music, with hearts and minds open to the world. I advise everyone to go see their live concerts, as it’s the best way to discover this great band.”
Pierre Feugier (Gnawa Diffusion)
“It was a privilege hosting Selah Collective for a live session in our studio and spend time with them, before and after the jam. It’s impossible to ignore their energy, both musical and interpersonal. Their joy of playing music together makes it a powerful experience.”
Oren Limor (IDC Radio, 106.2FM)
“Selah Collective belongs to a new generation of musicians that dug deeper beyond the obvious influences of the 90’s, turned off social media to actually practice, and emerged with some bad-ass skills. The 6-piece ensemble succeeded in creating a fusion of flavors from all over the world, and stay deeply grounded in the funky, mischievous & upbeat Israeli mentality. You are in for some good time.”
Noa Faran (Lemur Magazine)
“Selah Collective closed off our final show of 2019 showcasing a great blend of excellent musicianship and superb musicality . I was highly impressed with the band’s professionalism and open hearted approach to their performance.”
Boaz Sachs, City Leader Tel-Aviv, Sofar Sounds
“They presented a program with songs from their debut album ‘Belonging’. I saw artists, who know their highly developed special different talents and competencies, nevertheless acting in humble consciousness. Fascinating, eclectic music!”
Holger Vogt, Germany
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27.08.20 Rooftop Concert, Ha'Aliya 1, Tel-Aviv 14.08.20 Bella Ciao, Rishon Le-Zion 26.06.20 Beit Ha'amudim Jazz Club, Tel-Aviv 06.03.20 Rooftop Concert, Ha'Aliya 1, Tel-Aviv 08.02.20 Rodeo Saloon, Haifa 06.02.20 Hagarin Club, Tel-Aviv 30.01.20 East-West Culture Center, Jaffa, Tel-Aviv 26.11.19 Goldmund Books, Haifa 27.10.19 If Jazz Cafe, Budapest, Hungary 22.10.19 Folkklubs ALA Pagrabs, Riga, Latvia 21.10.19 Trompete Jazz Bar, Riga, Latvia 27.09.19 Street Gig, 'Ahuva', Jaffa Flea Market 24.09.19 Street Gig, 'Shorashim', Tel-Aviv 20.09.19 Cafe HaKukiya, Rishon Le-Zion 26.07.19 Beit Ha'amudim Jazz Club, Tel-Aviv 17.07.19 Hoodna Bar, Tel-Aviv 27.06.19 International Music Holiday, Ashdod 26.05.19 Live Streaming Show @ Savta Studios, Tel-Aviv 28.04.19 Kaunas Synagogue, Kaunas, Lithuania 26.04.19 Kaunas Jazz Festival, Lithuania 25.04.19 Jazz Cellar, Vilnius, Lithuania 03.04.19 Klang Artist Gallery, Ashdod 27.02.19 Besarabia, Jerusalem 01.02.19 Mitzpe Ramon Jazz Club, Mitzpe Ramon 18.01.19 Studio 207, Tel-Aviv (Album Release Show) 02.10.18 Beit HaYotzer, Tel-Aviv (Dbl. Feature With Falcore Ensemble) 04.09.18 Pardes Hanna Artist Fair 07.08.18 Ziona Cafe, Ness Ziona 31.07.18 The Zone, Tel-Aviv (Dbl.Feature With The Tal Babitzky Band) 15.07.18 Divercities Festival, Grenoble, FR 13.07.18 Madness Bar, Grenoble, FR 07.07.18 La Bobine, Grenoble, FR 13.06.18 Hoodna Bar, Tel-Aviv 04.05.18 Beit Ha'amudim Jazz Club, Tel-Aviv 16.04.18 Ashan Hazman, Beersheba 23.03.18 Tsuzamen, Tel-Aviv 22.03.18 Rodeo Saloon, Haifa 17.02.18 Hana'le, Jerusalm 06.01.18 Blaze Bar, Jerusalem 28.10.17 Joplin Bar, Petch Tikva 13.10.17 Hoodna Bar, Tel-Aviv
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