After graduating high school and volunteering for 3 years in informal education for underprivileged youth, Guy started academic jazz studies at the Tel Aviv Conservatory - New School NY combined program and graduated with a diploma in 2013. One year later he moved to the Netherlands and begun his studies at the Conservatorium van Amsterdam, where he graduated with a degree 4 years later.
Since his arrival to the Netherlands in 2014, Guy Salamon has established himself in both the local and international jazz scenes. Recent appearances include the North Sea Jazz Festival, 12 points festival, Injazz Festival and live at the Royal Concertgebouw.
His debut album, ‘Unfollow The Leader’, was recorded earlier on this year (2019) together with his 8 piece band and 3 guest vocalists and will be independently released in December 2019 at the BIMHUIS followed by a European tour in 2020.
Guy Salamon is a drummer, composer, arranger, recording artist and band leader. Originally from Jerusalem, Israel and currently based in Amsterdam, Guy Salamon is known for his work with his own band, the award winning 'Guy Salamon Group' (1st prize winners, ‘Keep an Eye - The Records’) and as co-founder and drummer of the international PULL quartet.