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 /  Santa Cruz County

A vibrant trio of violin, accordion, and drums, LKK has an extensive repertoire of Klezmer, Sephardic, Balkan, Greek, Gypsy, Israeli, and Russian music. Available for all simkhehs and holidays.

 Performers /  Santa Cruz County

Jeanette Lewicki (Oakland) is a thirty-year practitioner of Yiddish song as well as an accordionist and a klezmer bandleader. She has taught at Yiddish New York, Yiddish Summer Weimar, the Schleswig-Holstein Festival, Jewish Learning Works, and KlezCalifornia events; sung with the San Francisco Symphony and coached Michael Tilson Thomas in...

 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

Leader of the band The Sway Machinery, a group that takes “golden age” khazones as the jumping off point for creating new music. Available as a soloist on guitar and voice for private engagements and club dates. Jeremiah Lockwood plays with his new duo, Book of J, with musician Jewlia...

 Lecturers, Performers, Yiddish Choruses, Singers & Song Leaders /  Santa Clara County

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

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

 Performers /  Sonoma County

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

 Lecturers, Performers /  Santa Clara 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 clarinet and saxophone for over twenty years. He leads Saul Goodman’s Klezmer Band and is a member of the Chochmat Halev Sacred Music Ensemble. He’s also performed with groups such as Inspector Gadje Balkan Brass Band, Zoyres Eastern European...

 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

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