Recent & Upcoming Performances:

Wed May 30 7:30 - 10:00 pm
Playford Gang
English Country Dance
Christ Church, Binghamton, NY

Sun Jul 1
NY Faerie Festival
Ouaquaga, NY

Tue Jul 10 6:30 - 8:30 pm
Guest host, Open Mic
Vestal Public Library, Vestal, NY

Sun Jul 15 4 - 7 pm
Owego Contra Dance
Countryside Community Center, Owego, NY

Tue Jul 17 7 - 8 pm
Cornell University Klezmer Ensemble
Kendal at Ithaca, Ithaca, NY

Sun Sep 2
Scandinavian Festival
Budd Lake, NJ

Sat Sep 8 7 - 10 pm
Binghamton Community Contra Dance
Binghamton, NY

Fri Oct 5 7:30 pm
Cooperstown Contra Dance
Cooperstown, NY

Sat Oct 20 7:30 pm
Klez Project
Cranberry Coffeehouse
Binghamton, NY

Sat Oct 27
Klezmer Kings
Morgan Opera House, Aurora, NY

allen lutins has been playing music professionally since the late 20th century. He is a co-founder of Klez Project, Rosetree and Musica Universalis, and performs regularly with a number of other folk and ethnic ensembles, including The Playford Gang, the Klezmer Kings and the Cornell University Klezmer Ensemble.

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 Levine (allen's maternal grandfather) providing allen's first music lesson
Abe Stern (allen's paternal grandfather) with tenor guitar