NPR

Yotam Silberstein's Painstaking Passion Shines On 'The Village'

After leaving a successful career in Israel to earn his place in New York's jazz scene, the guitarist proudly bears the fruit of his labor on his first self-produced album.
Yotam Silberstein's fifth album, The Village, is out now. Source: Gulnara Khamatova

For a musician, Israel's compulsory military service has its challenges and opportunities. Yotam Silberstein used every moment of his military downtime to practice the jazz guitar. When he got out of the army, he became one of

You're reading a preview, sign up to read more.

More from NPR

NPR3 min readPolitics
President Trump Attacks Report On White House Counsel's Cooperation With Mueller
The New York Times reports that White House counsel Don McGahn met with Robert Mueller's team for dozens of hours as part of his investigation.
NPR2 min readPolitics
ICE Detains Man Driving His Wife To Hospital For Planned C-Section
A pregnant woman had to drive herself to the hospital and deliver her baby after U.S. immigration officials took her husband into custody because of an arrest warrant related to a homicide in Mexico.
NPR2 min read
3 Sweet Reads For August's Hot Days
We're sweating toward the end of summer, and that calls for a romance binge. This month, we've got some suspense, a road trip — destination love — and a gritty look at Regency England.