Grammy-Nominated, Oriental Rock Pioneer, Co-Founder of Orphaned Land
Yossi Sassi is a guitarist, producer, and the inventor of the "bouzoukitara". He is known for pioneering & evolving oriental rock, as well as the main composer, arranger and co-founder of Orphaned Land, an Israeli progressive metal band, and founder of the The Oriental Rock Orchestra. His debut solo album Melting Clocks, got him voted for "Top Newcomer of 2012" by Rock Hard magazine readers for his solo work. His 2016 work with Yossi Sassi band, Roots and Roads, was submitted for Grammy award consideration.