Born in Israel in 1974, Nadav started playing drums at the age of 16. Soon he became involved with the local Israeli music scene, playing and recording with different Rock & Jazz artists. Throughout these years Nadav has absorbed elements and flavors of the local Mediterranean-music traditions. In 1999, after receiving several honorary scholarships, Nadav was able to move to the US and got his BFA degree in music-performance from the Conservatory of Music at SUNY-Purchase College. Soon after his arrival in New York, Nadav became highly involved with the local music scene. His versatility enabled him to perform & record with artists from different genres. Amongst the many artists Nadav has worked with are: Jon Faddis, Stella Mars, Arthur Lipner, Adam Rogers, Gene Perla, Ted Rosenthal, James Camack, Francois Moutin, Cameron Brown, Heather Cornell & Manhattan Tap, The Doug Ferony Show Band, Sal Scott & Gene Benson's Big-Band, Dekel Bor Trio, MacTalla Mo'r, The Burr Johnson Band, Neil Alexander & NAIL, Herb Deutsch, Brian Dolzani, Debbie Friedman and Shirona. Nadav has also collaborated with a few modern dance companies, such as David Prasons Dance, Limon and Nelly van Bommel's NoaDance. Discography: Dekel Bor Trio: "Stories & Tales" "Emuna" "Home" MacTalla Mo'r: "Pipin' Hot" "Jacob's Ladder" "No Man's Land" Lance Koonah / Innerworkings: "Expressions 2" Neil Alexander & NAIL : "Tugging At The Infinite" Shirona: "Judaic Love Songs"