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

The “Singing Jewish Cowboy,” Scott comes from a secular left-wing Jewish agricultural community near Petaluma, where Yiddish culture and activism for social justice were very important. He has worked in agriculture all his life, mainly on cattle ranches. Sings country, folk and cowboy songs, but Yiddish “shtetl folksongs,” sung to...

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

Klezmer clarinetist with the Klezmorim and the New Klezmer Trio.

 Performers /  East Bay

Jewish and klezmer performances for all joyous occasions. Duos, trios, and larger groups performing traditional Jewish music including klezmer, Russian, Eastern European, Balkan, Latin, Gypsy, Greek, Israeli, etc. on a wide variety of traditional instruments.


Linda Hirschhorn is a singer, songwriter, performer, cantor, wedding and other life cycle celebrant, composer, arranger, and choral conductor. She is founder and director of Vocolot. She offers week-long residencies to communities who wish to learn and perform much of Vocolot's music.

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

Joshua Horowitz is an internationally renowned klezmer performer with Veretski Pass, Budowitz, and other groups. The Promiscuous World of Jewish Music:  Join Josh every Monday at 11am Pacific Time (2pm Eastern, 7pm UK, 8pm most of Europe in a series of free Zoom lectures on an array of fascinating aspects...

 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

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 violin; Richard Saunders, bass.  CDs: “Mazel Tov”; “Raisins and Almonds”; “The Rabbi’s Farewell”; “Chiribim Bim Bam” (Favorite Yiddish Vocals with Alby Kass). Available for...

 Performers /  Sonoma County

Songs in Yiddish, English, and Hebrew from America, Europe and Israel. Singer, musician, and teacher with many years’ experience singing for schools, camps, and organizations

 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 ( 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

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

 Performers /  Sonoma County

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