After performing throughout Europe with several groups led by French bassist Olivier Gatto alongside pianist Camelia Ben Naceur and legendary drummer Billy Cobham, Inbar went into the studio to record “Time Quartet Project”. Collaborating with Camelia and fellow french band members, the quartet traveled to the foot of the Pyrenees in the south of France. Inspired by the vast French countryside, the CD introduces a very melodic and lyrical Original jazz.?It was released on Origin records in 2013.
Inbar Fridman is a jazz guitar player born in Israel. After studying at Rimon School of Jazz and Contemporary music, Inbar moved to the USA to pursue a jazz performance bachelor's degree at William Paterson University in New Jersey. At WPU Inbar Studied with Gene Bertoncini, Harold Mabern, James Williams and John Mosca. While in NYC Inbar performed at Smalls, Fat Cat, 55 bar and Blue note to name a few, alongside renowned musicians such as Aaron Goldberg, Steve Cardenas, Will Vinson, Myron Walden and Harry Whitaker. Moving back to Israel in 2005, she tours regularly throughout Europe and Israel.
"Guitarist Inbar Fridman's mellow tone and melodic approach makes for a vibrant collection of original jazz."
JOHN BARRON, The jazzword
"Generating a sound that is ego-less and chamber-like, lyrical, beautiful, and tranquil, underlain by vibrant energy and momentum."
DAN MCCLENAGHAN, All About Jazz