The Magic of Bouzouki

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Yossi Aharon

Yossi Aharon, a musician and virtuoso Greek bouzouki player from Israel. He began his musical career at a young age. He started learning music and music notation at age 6 and learned to play on mandolin, violin and piano.

During a visit to Greece, he started to learn to play bouzouki. He was influenced by Greek culture and developed a deep affinity for Greek music and Rebetiko. In Israel, He began teaching the instrument. His great passion for Greek music and constant visits to Greece caused him to abandon his profession to spend his time in music.

He built a new website called “The Greek world” (Hebrew: “Haolam Ha’yevani”) containing information on Greek music and culture. The website received thousands of unique users each month.

He wrote the book “Kessem Ha’bouzouki” (“The Magic of Bouzouki”), a comprehensive Greek bouzouki method book in Hebrew include Greek musical scales. More than 1,000 copies of the book were sold in Israel. After the success of the Hebrew edition, he published the book in English.