Rami Kleinstein - 9/11Monday, September 11 2017 6:00pm Doors / 8:00pm Start
- Front Premier
at City Winery Atlanta
Rami Kleinstein is Israel’s most popular contemporary singer and musician. Known as Israel’s Piano Man for his beautiful love songs, soothing voice and exquisite piano playing, Rami has been considerd as the Israeli Elton John and Billy Joel. He has earned triple-platinum albums for his soulful ballads, and won accolades for his unforgettable live shows. Born in New York in 1962, he made aliyah with his family at age eight. As a child, he studied piano and classical music, and started to perform with his band already in high school.
While serving the Israeli army as a musician, he met Rita, with whom he performed as a duo during their military service in the early 1980s. In 1988, he married Rita, who became one of the greatest Israeli singers herself. Since they met, Kleinstein subsequently composed, arranged and produced many of Rita's songs. The couple, now divorced, has two daughters.
In 1985 Rami did his first breakthrough to the Israeli mainstream music when he wrote the music to the song 'Od Lo Tamoo Kol Plaaich' which became a huge hit. In 1986, Rami released his first solo album, "The Day of the Bomb", achieved gold status and massive airtime. In 1989 the 2nd Album "Over the old Bridge" was released and in 1992 the 3rd Album "Love me" / "Ahavini", both albums achieved platinum sales and many beautiful hits.
In 1995 Rami released his most successful album "Tapuchim U' Tmarim" (Apples and Dates), selling triple platinum within 10 days and was voted "Singer of the Year". "Everything you Want", in 1997, "Tagid et Zeh" in 2000, "Harbe Panim" in 2005 and his latest album live which was released in 2009 all became best selling albums and established Rami as one of the most important musicians of the Israeli contemporary music and part of the Israeli soundtrack.
Rami composed arranged and produced music for many popular Artists such as Gidi Gov, Eyal Golan, Yehudith Ravitz and many others. In 2011 Rami Join the program 'The Voice' As a mentor alongside with Aviv Gefen, Sarit Hadad & Shlomi Shabat. The program was a phenomenal success with records in rating on TV and internet, with dramatic influence on the music industry of Israel.