Yogev Shetrirt

Yogev Shetrit

Yogev Shetrit was born in 1978. A professional Israeli drummer, performer and composer.   In 2015, Shetrit established his band, with the goal of playing his own compositions. Shetrit earned his BA in Musicology at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem (2000-4). He studied at the Drummer’s 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 drum teacher for the past 20 years.

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

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

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 performed across Israel and all over the world. A second live recording Album titled “AS IS!” has been recorded at Jazz Globus Fest. in Jerusalem on March 2019.