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Ziv Ravitz

Ziv Ravitz

Birthday: 1976

About Ziv Ravitz

Ziv Ravitz was born in Beer-Sheva, Israel to a family of musicians; he was drawn to music at an early age, playing the guitar, piano and drum. When he was 9 years old, he started focusing on drums and by the age of 13 begun his professional career, playing the drums at various clubs in Beer-Sheva and Tel Aviv and acquiring experience in a variety of musical styles, such as jazz, rock and avant-garde. Ziv moved to the US in the summer of 2000 to expand his musical experience and grow as a jazz composer. Since then, he has been performing and recording with numerous ensembles, both as a freelancer and as an artist using his own compositions, which reflect his individual and unique sound. In December 2004, Ziv graduated from Berklee School of Music with a degree in jazz composition.
Ziv was a member of the Lee Konitz Quartet, Shai Maestro Trio, Omer Klein Trio, Avishai Cohen Quartet, Omer Avital Quintet, Yaron Herman Projects.
Ziv also had the opportunity to perform with musicians such as Hal Crook, Joel Frahm, Joe Lovano, Tomasz Stanko, Eli Dejibri, Ralph Alessi, George Garzone, Ben Monder, Aaron Goldberg, Aaron Parks, Donny McCaslin, Jason Linder, Esperanza Spaulding, Greg Osby, Mark Turner, and many more. Today Ziv lives in New York City and is one of its most sought-after drummers.