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“Klezmer at its funkiest, trippiest best ☆☆☆☆”

Bringing together the music of Jewish Eastern Europe and Sephardic Turkey in an authentic, powerful Mediterranean Mélange, Hamsa take us on a journey that not only crosses borders but also takes us deep into ourselves.

Taking elements of Klezmer, Fasil and Niggunim into new repertoire and using rhythms and grooves both reminiscent of the shtetl and the souk, the five musicians entice and seduce us with repertoire old and new and with technical flare and charm.

Merlin Shepherd   clarinets, tilinka

Guy Schalom   percussion, drumkit
Carol Isaacs   piano, accordion
Glenn Sharp guitar, saz, oud
Simon C. Russell bassHamsa

Listen here,

Hamsa “Lawless, Winged & Unconfined” – showreel

For bookings and more information contact Merlin Shepherd



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