Musical Artists & Bands

Liat Cohen

(Classical music, Sephardic music, France) A pioneer of the revival of classical guitar and contemporary creation, Liat Cohen gives his first recitals at the age of 14. Nicknamed "Princess of the Classical Guitar" (La Critique), her game is inhabited, sensual, delicate, inventive …

YAMMA ensemble

(Eclectic Jewish Music, Tel-Aviv) Beyond the usual repertoires of Jewish music (Sefarade, Klezmer, Yemenite, etc ...) Yamma Ensemble puts in the foreground an original music that draws on the materials of ancient traditions . …

Raisins et Amandes

(Yiddish, Judeo-Spanish, Toulouse) The Raisins et Amandes Ensemble performs melodies from the Jewish diaspora in Ladino and Yiddish, transmitted during various migrations from Spain and Central Europe …

Yaïa

(Paris, Sephardic songs) Parisian quartet that plays Ladino songs in a modern way …

Cigarillos en el Shtruddle

(Klezmer-Salsa, France) Cigarillos en el Shtruddle is the first French band to experience the explosive mix of Latin and Klezmer music, inspired by what was performed in the USA in the 1950s and 1960s …

Sirba Octet

(Klezmer, Gypsy, France) Mostly from the Orchestre de Paris or from the most prestigious ensembles, the musicians of the Sirba Octet propose an original reading of the klezmer, yiddish and gypsy repertoire …

Kroke

(Klezmer, Krakow, Poland) Founded in 1992, this trio merges klezmer music, jazz and contemporary music …

Merlin Shepherd

(Klezmer, United Kingdom) Merlin Sheherd is a clarinettist who for many years has specialized in Jewish Eastern popular instrumental music popularly known as "Klezmer" …

Le Petit Mish-Mash

(Klezmer, Romanian music, Paris) Trio of traditional Klezmer, Gypsy and Romanian music …

Sonia Wieder Atherton

(Classical music, France) In recent years she has instigated a wide range of projects conceived as complete musical and visual experiences : Jewish songs, a cycle for cello and piano inspired by the art of the Chazan …

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