Presented with Sephardic Music Festival, Modular Moods, and Barzilai
An eclectic line-up of innovative female performers will highlight the diversity of the Sephardic community. In addition to sharing a home at the Tzadik record label, these artists share a vision for presenting rich Jewish music in a way that embraces and revives traditional styles while creating a new, modern sound.
Jerusalem native Ayelet Rose Gottlieb performs music that combines free improvisation with elaborate composition, spicy Middle Eastern scales, and adventurous texts. Gottlieb's newest album, Mayim Rabim, is a reinterpretation of biblical love poetry from the Song of Songs.
Jewlia Eisenberg is the founder, bandleader, and performer behind Charming Hostess a "klezmer-funk/girly-punk" ensemble. Their music incorporates doo-wop, Balkan harmony, and Andalusian melody.
Basya Schechter leads the popular ensemble Pharaoh's Daughter which combines Hasidic chants, Mizrachi and Sephardi folk-rock, and spiritual stylings filtered through percussion, flute, strings, and electronica. Pharaoh's Daughter has toured extensively throughout America, Europe, Greece, and the U.K.
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