Tal Arditi

Tal Arditi (born in 1998) Guitarist and composer from Israel.

Recognized as a young guitar prodigy, Tal started to study in the prestige Jazz Institute program, by Rimon Music University when he was only 16. At the age of 18, he graduated from Rimon successfully with a Jazz Diploma, and decided to move to Berlin.

In Berlin he quickly became one of the most wanted players in the local and international Jazz scene, and started to play regularly in clubs and festivals all over Europe.In February 2018, Tal recorded his debut album Portrait, live at A-Trane jazz club, together with Andreas Lang on bass and Tobias Backhaus on drums.

For his second album Colors, Arditi choose the Zurich based bassist Lukas Traxel, and long time collaborator Tobias Backhaus on drums. In this album, Arditi astonishes with his wide-ranging playing style and powerful compositions. The trio, a close musical and personal partnership, has produced a rich, original sound that blends jazz, rock, classical and Brazilian accents.The album will be out in September 2020 on Berthold records.


“Over eight tracks Arditi demonstrates he’s certainly an important new voice in European guitar jazz”

London Jazz News


“In the wide-ranging improvisations the wonder-kid opens up its entire poetry-free and pastel-free spectrum: it shows what you have on it. this is an eloquent debut, an attack of eight pipes.”

Jazz Podium


” ‘Portrait’ Leaves the listener with the feeling of listening to a future star in guitar heavens”

From a 2 page article on LP Magazine, Nr 1\19


”Tal Arditi is considered one of the most important discoveries of the year ”Long Play Online Magazine“. He sounds great – and I wish him all the best with his first recording’’

Pat Metheny

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