Genre : Israeli
The Tel Aviv based band Boom Pam was formed in 2003 and play a mixture of Mediterranean, rock and surf music with 2 electric guitars, a tuba and drums. They have been playing in clubs, bars, concert halls, music festivals, weddings and other occasions. The live act was an immediate success in all forms of the scale between a tied concert hall and wild alcohol soaked parties.
Playing in Tel-Aviv and all around Israel, the show took place in venues of all sizes, from private houses to the Philharmonic Hall in Tel-Aviv, where the band was warming up for both the reunion show of legendary band "Minimal Compact" and Emir Kusturitza's "Non Smoking Orchestra".
Boom Pam's debut album was recorded in Frankfurt for the German label "Essay Recordings". The band co-produced the album with DJ Shantel. This LP was released during the spring of 2006 and is being distributed throughout the World. The album went straight into the top ten list of the European World Music Charts, They played a successful showcase at the WOMEX 2006 (the World Music Expo which was held in Seville, Spain) which launched they're worldwide touring career.
Back in Israel, the band kept being involved in numerous artistic collaborations. Amongst others: Working with the "Bat-Sheva" Dance Ensemble, releasing several Israeli hit singles, recording music for films and collaborating with the New York based band, the Balkan Beat Box. Their debut show in North America was at the globalFEST 2007, held in NYC.
Afterwards they have toured throughout the USA and Canada, opening for the legendary VENTURES in California, playing in the Winnipeg folk festival and the Montreal jazz fest. They've been playing together for 6 years and have been touring extensively around the globe (Europe, U.S.A., Canada, Mexico and Africa) ranging from small club gigs to big festival stages. Their second album "Puerto Rican Nights" was recently released on "Essay Recordings".
- Dudu Kochav - Drums
- Ori Kinorot - Guitar
- Uzi Fainerman - Guitar
- Zolotov - Tuba
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