Yaniv Taichman

Middle eastern strings player

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Golden oriental REAL instruments for your song!any genre .with love and care for all details. My main love is the Oud but I record also Saz and mid eastern violins.22 years in the industry.touring with artists ,recording for top Israeli musicians, composing and producing original music and for others.

My main speciality is middle eastern music and all the Fusion related .blending the Arabic/Turkish heritage with many styles is my cup of tea.if it’s a pop song, flamenco track , jazz ,metal . Whatever...I’ll fit in! This is what I do all my life .my main instrument is the Oud.but I usually record /perform also with the Saz and the violin(oriental flavored).I’m working with a wide range of artists, from the top israel mainstream singers to more indie/jazzy/electronic/world music projects of any kind(almost :)
Except from being a session musician and recording tracks in my home studio.I also compose and produce music for my own projects, and for others.
So ..if you want to add hot Oud/Saz/violin tracks for your songs, or want me to compose /produce stuff using the my skills and style, I’m here!

Contact me through the green button above and let's get to work.

4 Reviews

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  1. Review by Omer Kringel
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    Wow...extremely recommended , marvelous musician with gorgeous sound and ideas. and more important great person, what make the all process and the work with him so much fun. pleasure!

  2. Review by Israel Portnoy (Productions)
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    Yaniv is an absolutely killer musician and multi-instrumentalist who I had the pleasure of working with, most recently on the Oud. When dealing with him, he was super personable, a sensitive player and his attention to detail is second to non. I cant recommend this guy enough!

  3. Review by Ofer peled
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    I had several recording sessions with Yaniv on Oud, Saz and Violin, and he always sounds perfect and gave his extraordinary touch to every project in any genre.

  4. Review by Udi b.
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    Yaniv is a real artist. I invited him to play in my album and we had a great session, recording his oud and violin. he was bringing his soul and skill to the session and the outcome was more than I expected.

Interview with Yaniv Taichman

  1. Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?

  2. A: My band Taichmania. composed and produced all tunes.the music .combines many of my inspirations.oriental,electronic, rock ,classical ,fusion...collaborated with killer musicians .check out our album called “seventh heaven”.

  3. Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?

  4. A: Be clear in what you want and if you’re not sure just trust me and I’ll set you up.

  5. Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?

  6. A: Probably Oud,violin,guitar,saz ,and a zoom recorder.

  7. Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?

  8. A: I’m playing since my childhood and working in the music business since 2000 more or less.

  9. Q: How would you describe your style?

  10. A: Progressive oriental haha

  11. Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?

  12. A: Nick cave or Tom York maybe. First because you I’m a big fan and second , playing Oud in these areas should be artistically challenging and mind blowing .

  13. Q: Can you share one music production tip?

  14. A: Learn keyboard shortcuts!

  15. Q: What type of music do you usually work on?

  16. A: Oriental/world music.pop music,singer songwriters, instrumental,fusion

  17. Q: What's your strongest skill?

  18. A: I think that it will be maybe accuracy, creativity and fitting often many genres

  19. Q: What do you bring to a song?

  20. A: Colors and human touch.

  21. Q: What's your typical work process?

  22. A: Getting some stems or a playback channel ,recording ideas or /and specific lines, and sending it :) When producing stuff I usually start with rough guides and then go deep into searching /creating /recording /muting and so on...

  23. Q: Tell us about your studio setup.

  24. A: Cubase ,Rme BF pro ,heritage audio TT73 preamp and AT 4040 mic

  25. Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?

  26. A: Munir Bashir ,yurdal tokcan , secret chiefs 3 , Elias tetik, Beck , Bjork..it goes on and on.I’m a music junky..

  27. Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.

  28. A: Oud/San and violin sessions.musical production and arrangement works

Terms Of Service

Prices for recording Oud/Saz/Violin 1 instrument track 200$ 2 instruments tracks 250 $ 3 instruments tracks 300 $ Doubling Chanels 10 $ each

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Gear Highlights
  • Cubase
  • AT 4040 mic
  • Rme and heritage audio TT73 chain
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