Biography All Music Guide
All Music Guide:
A bop-oriented guitarist, Roni Ben-Hur emigrated from Israel in 1985. Since that time he has hooked up with pianist Barry Harris (whose trio appears on his 1994 TCB CD Backyard), often utilized pianist Chris Anderson in his quartet, and married singer Amy London, with whom he recorded Two for the Road for the Fivecat label. In addition, Ben-Hur worked with Bill Doggett, George Kelly, Gene Bertoncini and Ralph Lalama. Ben-Hur, who has a swinging and appealing guitar style, has also had an active career as a jazz educator.