A special collaboration between the Israeli Embassy in Japan and the most popular “JWAVE” Radio in Japan, as a major release for the “Japan-Israel Cultural Bridge” project, Yossi Sassi & The Oriental Rock Orchestra, have released a special rock version of the well-known folk song ‘Mayim Mayim’ featuring the guitar legend Marty Friedman.
As part of the project, Yossi Sassi was asked by the embassies to produce an Oriental rock adaptation to the familiar Folk-song.
Yossi hosted The legendary guitarist Marty Friedman (Ex-Megadeth), who lives in Japan for the last 15 years, considered as an idol in the Japanese entertainment industry and as an international guitarist. Marty even received an honorary ambassador degree from the Japanese government.
Over the years, Sassi and Friedman combined forces several times. Recorded songs in 2 albums, and toured together across Europe (“Guitar universe euro tour”).