Having grown up in an Israeli-Argentinian home, Nir has been influenced by rhythms and harmonies from across the world and has incorporated them into his art. Working as a Jazz pianist and singer/song-writer, Nir has been able to experience the music scene from playing at venues such as Carnegie Hall, to working in music production at Saturday Night Live!.
Nir received his music education at the Lagond Music School and at Hunter College under artists such as Rusty Cloud, Bill O’Connell, Harvie S., Charlie Lagond, Ryan Keberle, Doug Monroe and other music innovators. Throughout, Nir has been lucky to play with Jazz greats such as Omar Hakim, David Murray, Gary Smulyan, Greg Gisbert, Carl Allen, Joel Frahm, Miguel Xenon, Grammy nominee Roseanna Vitro, Emmy winner D.D. Jackson, and Grammy winner John Benitez. Nir graduated salutatorian from the Macaulay Honors College at CUNY Hunter with a B.A in Music and Political Science.