Born in Tel Aviv, Israel, in 1988, Jazz Guitarist Gur Liraz attended the prestigious Thelma Yellin High School Jazz major, where he studied with musicians from the Israeli scene such as Amit Golan, Yuval cohen, Erez Barnoy Amos Hoffman and many more. In edition, he spent 4 years during that time as a student with Jazz guitar master, Ofer Ganor.
Since around 2004 he has been a part of the lively Tel-Aviv Jazz scene. During that time he has performed in Jazz clubs, bars and different venues, recorded and taught guitar and music, both privately and in music schools.
During that time Gur also took up the classical guitar, studying under internationally acclaimed guitarists Seth Josel and Ruben Saroussi, taking third Place at the young guitarists competition of the Hebrew Academy in Jerusalem.
In 2013, after half a year in New York, taking lessons with guitar legend Peter Bernstein, Gur moved to Berlin and soon became involved in its rapidly evolving Jazz scene. He performs regularly in some of the city's most visited jazz clubs, such as Zig Zag, B-Flat, The Hat Bar, Donau 115 and Kunstfabrik Schlot.
Check out his teacher page on Jazzy Berlin.