Yossi Sassi
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Yossi Sassi

Petaẖ Tiqwa, Central District, Israel | Established. Jan 01, 2011 | SELF

Petaẖ Tiqwa, Central District, Israel | SELF
Established on Jan, 2011
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"Press Quotes"

"Brilliant guitarist!"
Steve Vai

"An amazing musician!"
Marty Friedman

“Both melodic and exotic, "Melting clocks" is a musical journey, daydreaming…”
My-Head-Is-A-JukeBox

"Instantly recognizable guitar sound..such talent.. spectacular musician!"
La Grosse Radio

"Sassi's ethnically styled solos differ from anything you would normally expect to hear"
Rock Freaks

"Such a joy to live and communicate with others through music is rare... the positive energy generated by this man is infectious!"
Auxportes Du Metal

“Beautiful music for carefree hours, highly recommended!”
My Revelations

"Simply a DIAMOND DISC which musicians everywhere should have in their record collection! Without doubt this year's Top 5 for me!"
Greek Rebels - misc.


"Lady Obscure magazine"

"Constructing amazing rock music, with progressive roots, around the classic Oriental folk structure, to a point where there is no discerning where the rock ends and the Oriental folk begins" - Lady Obscure


"Prog Magazine (UK)"

"There are few artist whose approach to music is truly progressive, demolishing boundaries and creating something truly original. Yossi Sassi is one of them" - Prog


Discography

DESERT BUTTERFLIES - DIGIPACK CD / Limited Edition with DVD (2014)

Tracklist:
01. Orient Sun
02. Fata Morgana
03. Neo Quest
04. Azadi
05. Believe
06. Desert Butterfly
07. Inner Oasis
08. Shedding Soul
09. Jason's Butterflies
10. Azul
11. Cocoon
12. Palm Tree Road (Limited Edition only)

Find out about the Concept Behind 'Desert Butterflies' !


MELTING CLOCKS - CD (2012)

Tracklist:
01. Drive
02. Fields Of Sunrise
03. The Calling: Rush Hour
04. Numbers' World
05. Melting Thoughts
06. Another Day In The Office
07. Ain't Good Enough
08. The Routine
09. Sahara Afternoon
10. Sunset
11. Simple Things
12. Melting Clocks 

 

- ALBUMS WITH ORPHANED LAND - 

ALL IS ONE (2013) | CD 
THE ROAD TO OR-SHALEM (2011) | DVD + CD
THE NEVER ENDING WAY OF ORWARRIOR (2010) | CD
ARARAT (2005) | 10' EP 
MABOOL - THE STORY OF THE THREE SONS OF SEVEN (2004) | CD & LP 
THE BELOVED'S CRY (1999) | DEBUT DEMO RE-ISSUE CD (Original version: 1992)
SAHARA (1994) | CD 

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Bio

Yossi Sassi -
Merging roots with contemporary music

With
trademark sound signature, Yossi Sassi merges roots with contemporary music, taking Oriental Rock to new levels. Voted "Top Newcomer 2012" by
'Rock Hard' magazine readers
, blending
East with West, traditional acoustic instruments with virtuoso guitar.

Sassi plays 17(!) types of
traditional instruments, invited to share stage with artists as Metallica, Steve Vai, Marty
Friedman, Steven Wilson, Ron Thal (GnR) 
and
more.

Inventor of Bouzoukitara (Electric
guitar with acoustic Bouzouki), TED speaker,
and awarded 4 peace awards
.

Yossi Sassi Vocals/Guitars/Bouzouki

Or Lubianiker Bass

Shay Ifrah Drums

Ben Azar Guitars


Roei Fridman Percussion

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