Bay Area klezmer trio Baymele brings together fiddler Matthew Stein, cellist Misha Khalikulov, and accordionist Dmitri Gaskin in a deep exploration and celebration of Jewish folk music from Romania and Poland.

 Performers /  San Francisco

Old worlds collide in Book of J, as musicians Jewlia Eisenberg (Charming Hostess) and Jeremiah Lockwood (The Sway Machinery) take inspiration from the intersection of the sacred and the radical to create hit songs from out of the depths of American psalmody, Yiddish folklore, and international Jewish liturgical traditions. The...

 Performers

Klezmer jazz world music dance band led by Ben Brussell for over 20 years. Numerous recordings. Performed at numerous festivals, clubs, concerts, radio and television, for colleges, Jewish organizations, private events, and simkhehs. Provided music at 2008 opening of the Contemporary Jewish Museum. Performs for Jewish life cycle events, simkhehs,...

 Performers /  San Francisco

Yiddish singer, solo and with her sister as Di Shekhter-Tekhter. Now living in the S.F. Bay Area.

 Performers, Yiddish Choruses, Singers & Song Leaders /  East Bay

Longtime Jewish community organizer and song leader.

 Performers, Yiddish Choruses, Singers & Song Leaders /  East Bay

Gale Kissin, a.k.a. Gishe Reyzl, is a Yiddish folksinger and guitarist.

 Performers, Yiddish Choruses, Singers & Song Leaders /  Sonoma County

Klezmer performances, weddings, bar/bas mitzveh parties, community celebrations. Klezmer, Yiddish folk songs and instrumentals, Yiddish and Yinglish versions of rock & roll songs, and original compositions.

 Performers /  East Bay

Professional children’s entertainer and edu-tainer since 1997.

 Performers, Storytellers / Maggidim /  San Francisco

An Oakland-based klezmer band which celebrates Yiddish song and fiddle music. Inspired by singers such as Molly Picon and Theodore Bikel and fiddle players such as Leo Schwartz and the unknown violinists of the "Early Yiddish Instrumental Music" recordings, they have unique sound which is old and contemporary at the...

 Performers /  East Bay

Vocolot brings a joyous fusion of folk, jazz and cantorial vocal traditions into the contemporary a cappellaworld. Their music, rooted in universal heart, social conscience and Jewish soul, communicates a powerful vision of world peace and reconciliation. Vocolot sings in English, Hebrew, Ladino, Yiddish, and Arabic, blending lush harmonies, soaring...

 Performers, Yiddish Choruses, Singers & Song Leaders

Traditional East European klezmer music, Klezmer Shul project, many lecture/demonstrations, dance parties (available with Steve Weintraub). Fidl, viola, accordion, tsimbl, tilinca, baraban, cello, bass. Cookie Segelstein, Joshua Horowitz and Stuart Brotman form a trio of veteran musicians, known throughout the world for energetic concerts, informative lectures, and tireless teaching. From...

 Performers /  East Bay

Klezmer, Russian, Rom (East European Gypsy), Balkan, Romanian, Greek, Polish, Israeli and other music on accordion, clarinet, violin, tzimbl, percussion, vocals, balalaika/ domra/ mandolin/ bouzouki, string bass/tuba, and trombone,

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Member of Jubilee Klezmer Ensemble. Trained in Israel and has been music director of Chutspah and Fiddler on the Roof. Performs klezmer and Israeli music with Jubilee Klezmer Ensemble, solo, in duos and other size groups. Performs with singer Alby Kass in programs of Yiddish songs and klezmer.

 Performers /  Sonoma County

Simka has played at b’ney mitzveh parties, weddings, parties, festivals, and charity events in the North Bay. Repertoire includes klezmer, Israeli folk dances, jazz standards, tangos, polkas, fiddle tunes, and café music. Available for gigs anywhere in the North Bay (and beyond!)

 Performers /  Sonoma County

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