© 2019 Guy Salamon

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. 

He is an active musician in the European jazz scene and has been performing with major dutch jazz artists such as Jesse van Ruller, Tineke Postma, Ben van Gelder, Reinier Baas, Jasper Blom and Maarten van der Grinten. In addition, he is the steady drummer and band member of singer Jim van der Zee (winner of The Voice of Holland 2018), vocal artist Fuensanta Mendez (winner of Princess Christina Concours 2016) and guitarist Teis Semey (winner of Princess Christina Concours 2014) to name a few. 
Guy Salamon was born in Jerusalem in April 1989 to a family of musicians. His mother is a classical conductor and his father is a salsa-rock singer/songwriter.
He started playing piano at an early age and transitioned to the drums when he began jazz studies at the Jerusalem school for the Arts in 2004.