Drummer Ziv Ravitz was born into a musical family in Israel. At a young age he played guitar, piano and drums. From the age of nine he started fully concentrating on the drum kit and he already began a professional career at the age of 13.
He played in several clubs in Beer-Sheva and Tel Aviv and can be heard in the most varying genres: jazz, rock, avant-garde, etc. In 2000 he moved to the United States, where he enrolled at the world renowned Berklee School of Music. He graduated with a Master Degree in Jazz Composition in 2004. After his studies he joined numerous ensembles and soon joined the Lee Konitz Quartet, with which he recorded two albums and toured across the world.
Other musicians he worked with include Joe Lovano, Tomasz Stanko, Ralph Alessi, Avishai Cohen, Yaron Herman, Esperanza Spalding and Omer Klein. On our label he appeared as a member of the International Trio of clarinettist Joachim Badenhorst.