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John Zorn's Masada: Book Three / Zion80


(Tonight at 8:30 and 10:30) — Zion80 explores Jewish music through the lens of the Afrobeat funk master Fela Anikulapo Kuti. Tonight the band closes Zorn's weeklong run at The Vanguard. 

John Zorn's Masada: Book Three / Lage-Riley


Acclaimed guitarists Gyan Riley and Julian Lage take on the music of John Zorn, "one of our most important composers" (Down Beat).

John Zorn's Masada: Book Three / The Banquet of the Spirits


(Tonight at 8:30 and 10:30) — Brian Marsella (piano), Shanir Blumenkranz (bass), Tim Keiper (drums) and Cyro Baptista (percussion) take on music by the celebrated composer Zorn.


AICF’s 78th Celebration of the Arts of Israel


Museums & Exhibitions


Outstanding Israeli musicians, choreographers, actors and visual artists will present their work on stage and in intimate settings. There will be performances, discussions and an art auction.

New Klezmer Music by Winograd and Holmes


The acclaimed clarinetist Michael Winograd and trumpeter Ben Holmes present a set of works in progress, composed firmly in the klezmer idiom. 

Eve Lesov


Lesov is a Manhattan based chanteuse-songwriter-pianist born and raised in Kyrgyzstan. She played the Borsht Ball to kickoff KulturfestNYC, the international Jewish performing arts festival.

Mezzomonis: Music of the Jewish Soul


A concert with Mezzo-soprano Monika Krajewska & pianist/organist Natasha Ulyanovsky reflecting the revival of Jewish music in Eastern European countries formerly under Nazi and communist control.

John Zorn's Masada: Book Three / Brian Marsala Trio


Brian Marsella (piano) Christian McBride (bass) and Kenny Wollesen (drums) take on music by John Zorn, American avant-garde composer and saxophonist.

John Zorn's Masada: Book Three / Vadim Neselovskyi Trio


Pianist/composer Vadim Neselovskyi premieres new songs from John Zorn’s "Masada" repertoire with Dan Loomis on bass and Ronen Itzik on drums.

"Midwood" with Jake Shulman-Ment, Yoshie Fruchter & Richie Barshay


Something quite new, traveling through veins of rock, avant-garde free improvisation, classical and Romanian folk music, all finding its place within the expressive language of klezmer. 


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