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There is something heart-rending about the musical adventures that are the solo albums of Itamar Ziegler. His albums are an intimate autobiographical exploration of his life and raw emotions. Itamar primarily records alone at his studio, carefully sculpting his songs layer by layer.

Born and raised in Israel, Itamar began his musical studies on the guitar, but soon found his niche on the bass. By the age of 19 he was one of the most sought-after musicians in Israel, performing with top national acts and world-renowned performers. After Def Jam Records signed his band Sideffect, Itamar moved to New York City, where he has been living and working ever since.

In addition to his work with Pink Noise and Balkan Beat Box, Itamar has recorded and performed with acts including Gogol Bordello, Firewater, Shot’nez, The Blam and Victoria Hanna to name a few.Itamar has also worked as a composer for film and television, composing for the BBC documentary Blue Blood, which debuted at the 2006 Tribeca Film Festival. He has also composed music for the Miao Wang’s upcoming Beijing Taxi alongside his friend and colleague Stephen Ulrich. Together with Shot’nez He had composed the much-lauded Miao Wangs documentary Yellow Ox Mountain.

Itamar’s solo albums have been his main focus in recent years. He completed his self-titled first album in 2003, followed by his second album, The Birds, The Sky, The Trees…All That Shit, in 2006. Both albums received excellent reviews and in 2006 Itamar was signed by the Israeli record label The 8th Note. Anova Records has released his third album Memories of Now in mid 2010.


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