The Sascha Jacobsen Quartet has performed for historically significant premieres of previously lost silent films including A City Without Jews, based on the novel of Hugo Bettauer, and Broken Barriers based on the novel Tevye the Dairyman by Sholem Aleichem. Both films were unseen for almost 100 years before being...

 Music Teachers, Performers /  San Francisco

Classically trained musician with 15 years of klezmer performing experience offers online and in-person lessons (Shasta County) in Classical and Klezmer violin and viola. Past or current member of • Stanford Klezmer Band • Accidental Klezmer • Open Embrace International Ensemble • LOFT (La Orquesta Fusion Tango) • Nova Vista...

 Music Teachers, Performers

Klezmer violin, Yiddish, Hebrew and English singer. Ensemble or solo with guitar/violin. Songwriter. Violinist for The Klezmakers (from the South Bay) until 2016, performed for 10 years in the Rahmil & Barley duo. Now available in Sacramento.   Daphna singing Di Sapozhkelekh

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

Having played woodwinds in musicals in the biggest theaters in Israel, Asaf Ophir moved to the San Francisco Bay Area in 2014. He has since participated in musicals such as the award-winning Love Sick in 2017, and The People in the Picture in 2018, in addition to countless productions in...

 Music Teachers, Performers, Storytellers / Maggidim /  Marin County

Tsene-Rene is a psychoklezmer band in the S.F. Bay Area that plays classic and original antifascist jams, high-energy freylekhs and soul-throbbing ballads in mameloshn (Yiddish), medineh-loshn (English) and loshn-koydesh (Hebrew). Mike (guitar), Jackie (fiddle), Binya (vocals), Atid (clarinet) and Aaron (drums) and sometimes even Sam (accordion) forge gelt from the...

 Performers

Since 2010, KlezNu has been hypnotizing audiences with their fusion of klezmer and modern jazz.  Led by the Bay Area's cherished performer Barry Reich, KlezNu performs original and traditional Klezmer tunes which take away your daily woes. Check out their music at https://www.reverbnation.com/kleznu.

 Performers /  San Mateo County

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. Here they are in a concert video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NkRsTXWR6-Q And here they are playing with Romanian musicians Sergiu and Valeriu: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9nvSKGgATjs

 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

Ben Brussell created the band KLEZMANIA! in 1989, and then after the first album, "The Wailing Wall" in 1992, he formed Benny Be Music Productions. Benny Be Music Productions is a complete special event live music and DJ/MC service for all Jewish life cycle events in all Jewish cultural and...

 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

Renna Khuner-Haber is a longtime Jewish community organizer and song leader. She is a collector of Jewish melodies old and new and ran the Bay Area Nigun Collective (www.nigun.community) for four years. She has taught workshops and supported individuals around the country in starting their own wordless singing groups. Renna...

 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

Band led by Gerry Tenney available for 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

Performance poet, educator. Solo readings, performances in collaboration with jazz/klezmer musicians.

 Lecturers, Performers /  Santa Clara County

Vocolot, led by Linda Hirschhorn, brings a joyous fusion of folk, jazz and cantorial vocal traditions into the contemporary a cappella world. 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...

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

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