June 19, 2019
8PM & 10PM
$10/ $5 students & musicians

Yogev “Yogi” Shetrit was born in 1978. A professional drummer, performer, composer. In 2015, Shetrit established his band, with the goal of playing his own compositions.

In February 2016, Shetrit recorded his first studio album as a bandleader and composer.The album, titled “New Path”, was launched in September 2016 and since then the Yogev Shetrit trio has been performing across Israel and has toured all over the world.

The “New Path” project contains instrumental pieces composed, arranged and produced by Shetrit, who plays drums and percussion. He elegantly fuses traditional North African music, Gnawa, Andalusian music from his Moroccan heritage, along with contemporary jazz, Jewish and Mediterranean music. His funk and Drum & Bass influences are also evident on some of the tracks.

Shetrit is a founding member of Coolooloosh, funk and hip-hop band which received international exposure by extensively tours all over the world. The band released three albums.

Shetrit also recorded and performed with many known artists including Chuchito Valdez, Tia Fuller, Paulo Morello, Kevin Mahogany and others. In addition, Shetrit plays as a freelance performer at various projects on a regular basis.  

 Shetrit earned his BA in Musicology at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem (2000-4). He studied at the Drummers Collective in NYC (2005) and received a full scholarship for studies at the Rimon school of Jazz and contemporary music (2006-7). Shetrit has been a music and drums teacher for the past 20 years.