Dor Samoha

Dor S.

Brooklyn, NY
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Dor delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 5+ and special needs

Teaching since:

Dor Samoha (bass player) was born in Ramat Gan, Israel in 1993.
He began playing the electric bass at the age of 10, and after a few years he began playing the double bass and studying jazz.
In addition to his jazz studies, Dor has studied classical double bass with the principal bass player of the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra, Teddy Kling, and the principal bass player of the New York Philharmonic Max Zeunger. In jazz, his other teachers include Ben Wolfe, Joe Martin, Neal Miner, Billy Harper, Gilad Abro, Amit Golan and more. In 2011 Dor graduated from the Thelma Yellin High School of High Arts. In 2012, 2013 and 2016, he won the American-Israeli Cultural Foundation’s scholarship in its full amount. In 2014, Dor graduated from the Center for Jazz Studies Tel Aviv Conservatory New School program. While serving in the military, Dor acted as a bass player and arranger for the Israeli Air Force Orchestra. In 2016, he moved to New York City and began his studies at The New School's School of Jazz and Contemporary Music on a merit scholarship. Throughout the years, Dor has played with some of today’s leading Israeli jazz musicians such as Amos Hoffman, Shay Zelman, Erez Bar Noy, Illan Salem, Amit Freedman, Eli Degibri, Yuval Cohen, Hagi Amir and more. Dor has collaborated with New York City based musicians such as Rodney Green, Joe Farnsworth, Chris Cheek, Warren Wolf, Aaron Diehl, Wayne Escoffery, Kirk Lightsy, Dave Kikosky, Tamir Hendelman, and Alan Harris, amongst others.

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Upright and Electic Bass Teacher
Jun 2013 - Present
Private Music Teacher

Bass Player
Jun 2015 - Jun 2017
Habima National Israeli Theater

Bass Player & Arranger
Feb 2012 - Feb 2015
Israeli Air Force Orchestra


Jazz and Contemporary Music, Bachelors Degree
Sep 2016 - May 2018
The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
High School Diploma
Jan 2008 - Jan 2011
Thelma Yellin High School of Arts


Limited Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency
Fluent / Native Proficiency

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Alec D. Jun 22, 2018
Bass Guitar · Online

I took several lessons with Dor online and the lessons were hyper personalized to my needs and my interests. He also explained some music theory which is always good know. Very recommended teacher!

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