Upcoming Performances:

Tue Feb 11 6:30 - 8 pm
{solo - host}
Open Mic
Vestal (NY) Public Library

Wed Feb 12 7:30 pm
Playford Gang
English Country Dance
Christ Episcopal Church, Binghamton, NY

Wed Feb 26 7:30 pm
Playford Gang
English Country Dance
Christ Episcopal Church, Binghamton, NY

Wed Mar 11 7:30 pm
Playford Gang
English Country Dance
Christ Episcopal Church, Binghamton, NY

Fri Apr 17 8 pm
Rosetree
Contra Dance
Slow Lane, Danby, NY

Fri Apr 24
Rosetree
Contra Dance
Phelps Mansion, Binghamton, NY

Tue Apr 21 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Klezmer Kings
Yiddish swing dance
The Range, Ithaca, NY

Sun Apr 26 11 am - 3 pm
Klez Project
Elmira Jewish Food Festival
Congregation Kol Ami, Elmira, NY

Fri May 1 7:30 - 10:30 pm
Rosetree
Cooperstown Contra Dance
First Presbyterian Church, Cooperstown, NY

Satd Jun 6 7:30 - 10:30 pm
Playford Gang
English Country Dance
United Church of Fayetteville, Fayetteville, NY

Sat Jun 13 6:30 - 9 pm [tentative]
Klezmer Kings
50th anniversary celebration dinner
Temple Brith Shalom, Cortland, NY

Sat Oct 10 tentative
Klez Project
Simchat Torah celebration
Temple Israel, Vestal, NY

Sun Oct 18 4 pm
Rosetree
Tioga County Contra Dance
Countryside Community Center, Owego, NY

allen lutins is a Binghamton, NY based multi-instrumentalist/ethnomusicologist best known for his work with several Ithaca-based klezmer ensembles. He is co-founder of klezmer group Klez Project, Celtic/Scandinavian/Americana band Rosetree, and early music ensemble Playford Gang. His primary instruments are clarinet, Irish whistles and guitar. He also dabbles in Turkish saz and various percussion instruments, and received two years of training in Hindustani music on the sitar.



Performance by my band Klez Project at the Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, Ithaca NY 21 July 2015
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Recording of my duo Rosetree at my home studio 5 February 2018
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Solo recording at my home studio 26 February 2017
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Moe
Moe Levine (allen's maternal grandfather) providing allen's first music lesson
Abe
Abe Stern (allen's paternal grandfather) with tenor guitar