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Earth colour

Earth colour






Andrea Italy

Andrea Italy

beyond the river project

beyond the river project





Aarhus Denmark

Aarhus Denmark

zanzibar beach

zanzibar beach

Beyond the River Project


A journey through ancient Yemeni Jewish music to Morocco, Andalusia, American jazz, Israeli, Africa rhythms, and beyond.  Beyond the river is Michal’s new music through the medium of ethnic jazz and original arrangements of traditional material, Her music is inspired by nature, people and cultures. together on stage with 14 outstanding musicians based in Helsinki, Finland the outcome is a new sound and colour of music.

Anchor 1

Michal Hoter (IS)- voice

Timo Alakotila (Fin)- piano

Ali Haithem  (Iraq)- oud

Hector Lepe (Mexico)- guitar

Viola Uotila (Fin) - kantale, harp, cello

Lotta Pitkänen (Fin)- violin

Iris Tarnanen (Fin)- cello

Roser Gabriel (Catalonia)- accordion

Ahoora Mahone (Iran) - percussion

Ilmari Rönkä (Fin)- soprano saxophone, alto saxophone, flute

Jaakko Arola (Fin)- tenor saxophone, bass clarinet, flute

Ilkka Arola (Fin)- trumpet

Annika Lyytikäinen (Fin)- clarinet

Oskari Armas Siirtola (Fin) - bass

Christopher Rodulfo (Aruba)- drums

tomasz sekular (Fin)- Visual art

For more information- beyond the river concert click here

Anchor 2

Kol Koolee album Project


This album brings together the East and West with new original compositions, combining the different cultures in Israel where Jewish music and liturgy meet contemporary music. With the unique combination of the instruments and the background of the musicians - Turkey, Morocco, Iraq, India, Yemen, Europe, the music is given a new and special tone together with the vocal harmony of the Hoter family.This is the third album released by the Hoter Familymusical arrangement by Michal, to be released in 2021.




Yair Dalal- Oud

Orel Oshrat-Piano

Erez Mounk- Percussions

Hagai Bilitzky- Contrabass

Moran Kaner- Nai

Sarel Hacohen- kanun

Hilla Epstein- Clleo

Elad Levi- Violin 

The Hoter family- Voices

Music arrangement and producing- Michal Hoter.

Recorded and Mix by- Shlomi Gvili at HaOgen Studio.

Follow here The Hoter Family Facebook page. 

Anchor 3

Alaa Zouiten & Michal Hoter

Alaa Zouiten, Oud player and composer from Morocco based in Berlincollaborating with Michal and creating together Jazz Ethnic music, with original compositions and New arrangements for classical Arabic music from Israel and Morocco. (2019) 



                              Khadija/ composition -Alaa Zouiten

                                                lyricsMichal Hoter 

Anchor 4
Andrea Ciaccio & Michal 

Jazz drummer Andrea Ciaccio from Pescara Italy

with Michal Hoter on vocal from Israel. performing their project of new jazz compositions with world music influences. (2018)


 Three in a Garge/ composition -Andrea Ciaccio

                                      lyricsMichal Hoter 

Anchor 5
Zanzibar music workshop  

June-July 2019, teaching at the music academy Dcma and collaborating with local musicians and bands. This extract is from a gospel workshop at the church Icc kariakoo in Zanzibar, Tanzania.

Together with the piano teacher Robert John, who introduced Michal to the Swahili song "Nani Kama wewe" and asked Michal to arrange the song for the choir.    

Anchor 6
Andalusia music project  

Michal met Abdsamad Amara in Morocco Essaouira , in April 2019, Amara composed a new melody from Michal's Hebrew lyrics. and the outcome is a new song and new music project.  

 Black Dress/ composition -Abdsamad Amara

                                      lyricsMichal Hoter 

Anchor 7
Sune Pors & Michal 

Danish guitar player Sune Pors together with Michal Hoter,  playing jazz songs, guitar and voice duo. (2018)

 ASK ME NOW/ Thelonious Monk

Anchor 8
Earth Colour Album

A journey in music, places, people and cultures.

Recorded in Dublin, Ireland 2016, with great jazz musicians from around the world 

The album is a combination of Michal's compositions along with some traditional jazz standards fine tuned with new arrangements. 

Piano- Leopoldo Osio

Bass- Marco Santaroni

Drums- Cote Calmet

Saxophones- Jonathan Klien

Vocal ans arrangment- Michal Hoter

Guest singer-Felipa Quintino

Recorded in"Camden recording studio" Dublin.

Hear the album ONLINE - iTunesSpotify

Orlando Molina & Michal 

Venezuelan guitar player Orlando Molina based in Dublin together with Michal Hoter,  playing jazz songs, guitar and voice duo.(2014)

 Chega de Saudade/ Antonio Carlos Jobim

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