Alon Oleartchik, Hallmark of Modern Israeli Music The Journeys Podcast

Alon Oleartchik, one of Israel's best-known musicians, boasts a career spanning several decades as a singer, composer, producer and bassist. He joins Rogel Alpher in the studio for a journey down memory lane.

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Alon Oleartchik (R) with Elad Adar, his most recent partner in musical collaboration.
Alon Oleartchik (R) with Elad Adar, his most recent partner in musical collaboration. Credit: Courtesy of Alon Oleartchik.
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Originally from Warsaw, Poland, Alon Oleartchik is one of Israel’s best-known musicians, boasting a career spanning several decades as a singer, composer, producer and bass player.

A former member of 1970s rock band Kaveret – Israel’s most successful band of all time, who reunited last year with a sold-out tour – Oleartchik has collaborated with numerous artists over the years, exploring a range of musical genres from jazz to mizrahi (Oriental). He has released no fewer than 11 solo albums.

Oleartchik joins Rogel Alpher in the studio for a journey down memory lane to the 1974 Eurovision Song Contest, where Kaveret competed alongside Abba, as well as other memorable moments from his eventful life and career.

Oleartchik will perform at Tmuna Theatre in Tel Aviv on Thursday, July 3, at 9 P.M.

Playlist:
Kaveret – Natati La Chayay (I’ve Given Her My Life); Golyat
Alon Oleartchik – Ba Lashechuna Bachur Hadash (A New Guy Has Come To Town); Boi Nagid She’ani Shelach (Let’s Say I’m Yours)
Alon Oleartchik & Elad Adar – Mastik (Bubble Gum); Holech Hozer (Going, Coming Back); Lo Ro’e Otach (Can’t See You)

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