Rotem Sivan’s guitar skills are heralded across the globe. The New York Times has praised him as “more than a very good young guitar player.” Downbeat Magazine has called him “a remarkable talent.” And universally beloved music platform, Treble FM, has described him as a “bonafide guitar god with rugged Israeli sex appeal and skills that make us swoon.”
Sivan attracts the praise of music critics and fellow musicians worldwide. Through his eclectic guitar content and inspirational educational videos, he has gathered a loyal and increasingly fast-growing following on Instagram (50K) and Youtube (40K).
Rotem completed his studies in both classical composition and performance with honors in Tel Aviv and NYC. Rotem tours with his band most of the year playing in world- renowned festivals and clubs. He has performed in countries such as France, Italy, Spain, Germany, Austria, Belgium, Poland, Slovenia, Mexico, Chile, Costa Rica, Puerto Rico, Israel, UK, Canada and India among others, and has given workshops around the world in top universities and schools.
“The gifted guitarist combines energy, ideas and undeniable chops..A remarkable talent and a welcome new voice on the scene.”
“He lets you hear the innate sound of his instrument, using classic jazz-guitar tone with dynamics and a searching quality to his improvising.. He attains a kind of private language.. It’s the kind of thing that makes you listen harder.”
New York Times, Ben Ratliff
“Rotem Sivan is, with no doubt, the next guitarist of our times. He is a leader and a listener.”