Shai Ran was born in Haifa, Israel in 1978, is a double bass player currently living in Tel Aviv.
Graduated from the Jerusalem Music academy under Dr. Michael Klinghoffer and Omer Avital.
Shai is a leading bass player and is taking part in various productions, concerts and festivals.
Shai is a former member of:
• “The Apples” funk band;
• The “Emil Aybinder” orchestra;
• The “Tel Aviv art ensemble”;
• Aviran Ben-Na'im’s -“105 ensemble” and the “STaGaDaM Trio”
Currently is a member of “The Tom Cohen quartet”; “The Chansons People”; “Kobayashi Porcelain” and the “Shai3” trio for improvised music as well as being a part of the Israel’s jazz and avant-garde scene.