The spectacular HOLLYWOOD KLEZMER performs traditional klezmer with a unique fusion of Eastern, Sephardic, jazz and classical sounds. The band thrills audiences of all ages. Featured performances on TV shows include: Beverly Hills 90210, Party of Five, The Chabad Telethon and KCET's Annual Holiday Celebration. Live concert successes include: The Playboy Jazz Festival (2002), The Hollywood Bowl's children's concerts, the Hadassah National Convention, the Democratic National Convention, and the San Diego Klezmer Festival. Each musician in the group is a star performer in his own right, plucked from the top Hollywood recording studios and international concert circuit. With its roots in Eastern European Jewish culture, this World Music group entertains, educates and uplifts audiences with its joyful celebration music.
HOLLYWOOD KLEZMER is in top demand across the U.S.A. for festivals, concerts, celebrations and benefits at synagogues, universities, elderhostels and exclusive special events, including weddings and bar and bat mitzvahs. The ensemble continually performs highly entertaining and educational concerts for people of all ages.
The members of HOLLYWOOD KLEZMER serve as ambassadors of Jewish culture by preserving and sharing authentic Old World Jewish music in a contemporary society. In addition to perpetuating traditional Yiddish culture, the musicians have created new works by incorporating the true klezmer roots of American jazz and swing into their repertoire. They also explore a myriad of World styles, making their collaboration a truly international Jewish music ensemble.
Based in Los Angeles, California, HOLLYWOOD KLEZMER is available in a variety of configurations for featured concerts and exclusive, private engagements anywhere in the world...from L.A. to Odessa!