Naama Gheber is a New York-based, Israeli jazz vocalist inspired by the emotionally direct compositions of Rodgers and Hart, Fields and Hugh, Cole Porter and other great composers and lyricist of the 1930’s and ‘40’s. Possessed with an urbane and elegant voice, Gheber’s sensitive interpretation and crisp phrasing have become recognizable elements of her signature style and timeless appeal. Naama was born in 1991 to aspiring scientists in Be’er Sheva, a southern city in the Negev desert. After her 3 year military service at a prestigious unit in the Air-force intelligence, Gheber began her studies at The Center for Jazz Studies at the Israeli Conservatory in Tel Aviv. In 2015, Gheber relocated to NYC to complete her BFA studies at The New School university.
Gheber has performed across Israel and Europe in celebrated festivals and jazz clubs such as Beit Haamudim, Shablul Jazz (TLV), Piec Art (Poland) and Uh Maleho Glenna ( Prague) amongst others. In NYC Gheber has performed at acclaimed jazz venues such as Smalls Jazz Club, Mezzrow Jazz Club, Cornelia Street Cafe, The Cell Theater and many more.