Performing Languages: Yiddish
Performing Genres: Klezmer
The San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir performs uplifting Jewish music in many styles and languages including English, Hebrew, Ladino, Yiddish, and Russian
Pioneering klezmer flutist, Adrianne performs on vintage period flutes. Also leads dancing and performs on keyboard and accordion. She is available for presentations at Concerts, Festivals, Private and Public Events, Cafes and Bars in New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, but will definitely travel.
The Afro-Semitic Experience is a band of African-American and Jewish-American musicians who are dedicated to preserving, promoting and expanding the rich cultural and musical heritage of the Jewish and African Diasporas. They present interpretations of music from the rich traditions of our two cultures: Gospel, Klezmer, Nigunim, Spirituals, Bebop and Swing. In performance they also frame the music, telling [...]
Anne Kalmering, singer and actress from a Russian-Jewish family, performs Jewish songs from Ashkenazi and Sephardic traditions as well as a modern repertoire. Her fascinating voice, charismatic and personal interpretation and strong stage presence has made her one of the most popular performers of Jewish singing in Scandinavia.
ARIADNA(voice) and SEFARAD-ensemble was founded in 2001. The creative work of the group and her soloist Ariadna are unique in the Russian music life’s conditions. The musical approach of the group is quite untraditional, combining the material of Jewish melodies and songs (Ashkenasies and Sefards) with the principles of contemporary improvisational interpretation.
Composer, singer, pianist and the leading choral conductor of Yiddish song in the Former USSR. Polina Achkinazi-Shepherd has performed and taught internationally. Her specially developed choral teaching methods are based on instrumental ornamentation and Jewish modes. Performs with her own a capella ensemble, ‘The Vocal Quartet Ahkenazim’ and works with the Sound & Light Cinematic Duo, who play live [...]
Avraham Solomon performs as a one-man-band and orchestra. His website has many audio and video clips: www.livejewishmusic.com
Available Worldwide to perform at Concerts, Festivals, Private Events, Cafes and Bars.
Helena de Alfonso is the vocalist and musical director from Barahúnda band and from Helena de Alfonso Trio. Songs from the ladino tradition, from the diaspora in North Africa and in Eastern South Europe. Barahúnda is available for presentations everywhere in the world.
The Shtetl Comes to Life – new live one-man show of Yiddish songs , is now available to perform in your area. The program consists of an assortment of Yiddish-speaking characters which range from joyous to desperate, from resigned to resolutely optimistic. They “appear” mainly through song, with one appearing through a funny 3-part autobiographical monologue, “A True Minority”, [...]