During a visit in Greece, he decided to fulfill his childhood dream and started to learn to play bouzouki. After a period which he played and studied, he realized that through the bouzouki he can express himself. The period in Greece was the most influential in his life, he was influenced by Greek culture and developed a special musical emotion which is highly bound to Greek music and Rebetiko and felt even then bouzouki is the musical instrument that will accompany him throughout his life. At the same time he began teaching bouzouki and starting to work on a new website called "The Greek world" (in Hebrew: "Haolam Ha'yevani") contained information on Greece, Greek music and culture and even learn the Greek language online.
The website received thousands of unique users each month. In light of his success, he was asked several times by visitors why Greek bouzouki method book in Hebrew, and subsequently began writing the book "Kessem Ha'bouzouki" ("The Magic of Bouzouki"), a Greek bouzouki method book in Hebrew who contains all the elements including musical theory and Greek modes (Greek musical scales). He worked hard on his writing and chose to spread it all the knowledge and experience accumulated over the years as a musician and bouzouki player. More than 1000 copies of the book was published and sold in Israel.
His great passion for Greek music and the constant visit to Greece caused him to abandon his professional occupation and work area which was very successful and it had to spend most of his time in music. In August 2012, he released the album "Melodies From The Heart", a Greek bouzouki instrumentals album. Today, Yossi Aharon is considered to one of the best bouzouki players in the world. Read more on Last.fm.
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