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Joshua Horowitz is an internationally renowned klezmer performer with Veretski Pass, Budowitz, and other groups.> Individual Presentations: Josh offers presentations on: The Red Herrings of Jewish Music Klezmer Music and the "Co-opting" of a Science The Hasidic World of Music The Magic Chronicles Lecture and Presentation The Jewish Tsimbl Klez...

 Lecturers, Music Teachers, Performers /  East Bay

Suska and Mordecai provide traditional klezmer with pinches of old time jazz, ethnic folk, theater and American popular music, simmered gently with the blues, rock and reggae, a dash of psychedelia, cooking for ten years and serving up the twanging lingering tones of Jewgrass, African, Celtic, Hawaiian, spiced with the...

 Performers /  Santa Clara County

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

KlezCalifornia has been informed of the passing of Sonia Tubridy on November 26, 2021. We will post memorial information when we receive it.   Band specializing in traditional Old World Klezmer and Israeli dance music. Also swing and old standards. Sonia Tubridy, accordion; Paul Alexander, clarinet; Gus Garelick, mandolin and...

 Performers /  Sonoma County

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

Klezmer and Israeli music, and some bluegrass at events large or small

 Performers /  Sonoma County

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

Musical/educational programs for many Jewish holidays. Mark Levy has performed and taught in the San Francisco Bay area for 40 years at temples, synagogues, JCC's, HaMaqom (formerly Lehrhaus Judaica), Workers Circle, and other Jewish groups. He has appeared throughout the country, in Europe and Israel and is a singer and...

 Lecturers, Performers

Jeanette Lewicki, who lives in Oakland, is a long-time singer of Yiddish songs as well as an accordionist, artist, writer, and klezmer musician. She leads her own band “the gonifs” and she loves to teach. Jeanette first picked up the accordion in the vegan commune where she started living at...

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

Klezmer performances, East European folk and gypsy music. Romanian, Russian, Ukrainian. Balkan and Israeli folk dance music. Workshops for instrumental and vocal music. Accordionist, band leader, workshop leader, booking agent. Plays accordion, balalaika, tzimbl, guitar, percussion, and vocals. Member of the Bay Area's original Klezmorim, Troika Balalaikas, Hatsegana, Silver String...

 Music Teachers, Performers

Baritone, with BFA in musical theatre. Cantor, Congregation Emanu-El, San Francisco. Musical revue Moishe Oysher: The Master Singer of His People! It has been performed in New York City, L.A., Chicago, Paris, URJ Biennial, Havah Nashira and elsewhere. The full production is presented with singer/actress Sari Greenberg, a seven piece...

 Performers, Yiddish Choruses, Singers & Song Leaders /  San Francisco

Majorly Minor is Naomi Zamir and her band of friends playing soulful and vibrant klezmer melodies, as well as music from other Eastern European traditions. The band members are Stella Bonilla on violin, Ginny Snyder on Bass, and Naomi Zamir on accordion, with a rotating cast of surprise friends. Performs...

 Performers /  Santa Clara County

International ensemble with clarinet, accordion, and tapan drum. Repertoire from Eastern Europe and the Balkans/Turkey. They create a rich interactive experience through performance, music therapy, and education. Available for private events, weddings, clubs, house concerts, services, multi-cultural senior centers, and, music education.

 Performers /  San Francisco

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