Producer, keyboardist, Lyricist, composer and Performer Idan Raichel is a global music icon who has brought his inspiring example and soul-stirring music to some of the planet's biggest stages. As the leader of The Idan Raichel Project, Idan acts as a musical ambassador representing a hopeful world in which artistic collaboration breaks down barriers between people of different backgrounds and beliefs. Over the past 13 years, Idan has collaborated with American pop stars India.Arie, Dave Matthews and Alicia Keys, not to mention a wide range of artists who are household names in their native countries: Portugal's Ana Moura, France's Patrick Bruel, Italy's Ornella Vanoni, Germany's Andreas Scholl, and Mali's Vieux Farka Touré to name but a few. The Idan Raichel Project’s spectacular live show has enchanted audiences worldwide.


Raichel's latest album, Ha'Yad Ha'Chama , entitled At the Edge of the Beginning internationally, was released worldwide on January 22, 2016. The album represented a turn inward for the global music star; an opportunity to take stock of the past, ponder love, life and family and imagine what will truly be important to him in years to come. Now the father of two baby daughters, Raichel is now focusing on his personal life. He even shaved off his trademark dreadlocks, an act that thwarted expectations and symbolized his desire for a fresh start. His now bald head embodies the clean slate Raichel has been seeking in this new cycle of his life. 

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Photo: At the Edge of the Beginning
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Idan Raichel - Beresheet (In the Beginning)
Idan Raichel - Lifney She'Yigamer (Before It Ends) - Live
Idan Raichel "Ma'agalim (Circles)"
The Idan Raichel Project - Mr. Shimon Peres - 5.2.15
Idan Raichel with Patrick Bruel & Youness El Guezouli "Pourquoi ne pas y croire..."
Idan Raichel with Alicia Keys "Falling/Mimaamakim"
Idan Raichel with Alicia Keys & Ali Amr "We Are Here"
The Idan Raichel Project "Mi'Ma'Amakim (Out of the Depths)"
The Idan Raichel Project "Chalomot Shel Acherim (Other People's Dreams)"

From a concert at "Hayarkon Park" Tel- Aviv 3.7.14

"Hakol Over (This Too Shall Pass)" Music Video

From the Idan Raichel Project's second album Within My Walls

Idan Raichel "In Stiller Nacht (In A Quiet Night)"
"Mon Amour" Music Video

On "Mon Amour" The Idan Raichel Project are joined by their close friend and frequent collaborator Vieux Farka Touré from Mali. The video was directed by Gal Katzir and features photographs by Israeli photographer Ziv Koren.

"Gift of Acceptance" Music Video
"Rov Ha'Sha'ot (Most Of The Hours)" Music Video

From the acclaimed album Within My Walls from the Idan Raichel Project, "Rov Ha'Sha'ot" features the voice of Ilan Damti. This is the second time that Idan has asked Ilan to sing on one of The Project's albums as he can be heard on the song Shuvi El Beiti. As well as singing on The Project's albums, Ilan works as the lighting operator for its shows. 

"Halomot (Other People's Dreams)" Music Video

The first video single from the latest Idan Raichel album Within My Walls 

"Gift of Acceptance" at Nobel Peace Prize Concert

Recorded December 11th, 2010

"She'eriot Shel Ha'Chaim" Live in Lugano

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