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Gale Kissin, vocals; Suzanne Shanbaum, guitar; Rhonda Findling, percussion.

 Performers /  Sonoma County

PERFORMING Gigging clarinetist and teacher, in klezmer or Balkan styles. Available to sub in klezmer bands, for touring, weddings, Jewish services, etc. "Morgan’s playing is magic. Join her. " (Joanna Manqueros, Host , Music of the World Live, KPFA)   For booking: Morgank.n@gmail.com Klezmer video: https://youtu.be/393Nbkuq7Bw TEACHING Bay Area Jewish musician and...

 Music Teachers, Performers /  San Francisco

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

This six-member band formed in 2013. The band studies music by ear, learning melodies in the Ashkenazi traditions of North Eastern Europe with a distinctly modern sensibility. A strong rhythmic brass band feel paired with a joyful and bittersweet melodic sensibility.

 Performers /  East Bay

Mike Perlmutter has been performing klezmer, Balkan, and ceremonial Jewish music on saxophone and clarinet for over twenty years with groups such as Saul Goodman’s Klezmer Band, Inspector Gadje, Zoyres Eastern European Wild Ferment, and the Chochmat Halev Sacred Music Ensemble. He organizes periodic street music parties at Saul’s Deli...

 Music Teachers, Performers /  East Bay

Originally from Ukraine, Zina Pozen grew up in a family of classical musicians, playing piano from a young age. In her house, salty Yiddish sayings, contraband Barry Sisters, Stravinsky and Poulenc, traditional Ukrainian and Moldovan tunes, Utyosov and Dunaevsky weaved their sounds together. After moving to the U.S., Zina fell...

 Performers /  East Bay

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

Badkhn Duvid is the Bay Area’s badkhn (wedding emcee), who provides the theatrical flair at weddings. Comic relief, acrobatics, and profound poetic/musical improvisations are his specialty – along with dance leading, juggling, and general antics. His services work best with a klezmer band, but he can also provide an old...

 Music Teachers, Performers /  East Bay

The San Francisco Yiddish Combo (SFYC) was formed by accident when a love of klezmer music collided with their collective backgrounds in every genre except Kklezmer. Now the SFYC is embarked on a journey around the world to present their own unique blend of everything that is klezmer, mixed with...

 Performers /  San Francisco

Klezmer music for listening and dancing for any occasion. The group performs as a small-to-big-band. Members of the band also teach klezmer lessons and workshops. Saul Goodman's Klezmer Band comes from a musical tradition tracing back to the old world shtetl of Szrensk. Incorporating post-immigrant sounds rooted in klezmer, Saul...

 Performers

Cantor available for wedding ceremonies, synagogue services (High Holy Days and other events), composing and arranging for a wide variety of ensembles and situations.

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

Yiddish singer, solo and with her sister as Di Shekhter-Tekhter.

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

Cookie Segelstein received a Bachelor’s Degree in Music, Viola Performance from the University of Missouri in 1981, and a Master’s Degree in Viola from Yale University in 1984 where she studied with Raphael Hillyer (founding member of the Julliard String Quartet) and the late Jesse Levine. In 1984, Cookie joined...

 Music Teachers, Performers /  East Bay

Klezmer performances with California Klezmer and solo. Composing and performing Yiddish children's songs. Provides musical direction of performances. Leads Yiddish sing-alongs, plays mandolin and guitar. Offers presentations to adults and kids (in grades indicated) on: Intro to Yiddish Language & History (for adults or grades K-12). Learn A Bisl Yiddish (for...

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

Klezmer music & Yiddish songs for weddings, parties, street marches, bar/bas mitsveh celebrations, simkhes of all sorts. Leader Jeanette Lewicki

 Performers /  East Bay

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