Recent & Upcoming Performances:

Sun May 5 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Klez Project
Jewish Food Festival
Congregation Shomray Hadath, Elmira, NY

Wed May 8 7:30 - 10:00 pm
Playford Gang
English Country Dance
Christ Church, Binghamton, NY

Sat May 25 5 pm
Rosetree
Barn-a-palooza
Northland Sheep Dairy, Marathon, NY

Wed May 29 7:30 - 10:00 pm
Playford Gang
English Country Dance
Christ Church, Binghamton, NY

Wed June 5 7:30 - 10:00 pm
Playford Gang
English Country Dance
Christ Church, Binghamton, NY

Fri Jun 14 8:00 - 11:00 pm
Rosetree
Contra Dance
Slow Lane, Ithaca, NY

Sun June 23 2 - 5 pm
Playford Gang
English Country Dance
Slow Lane, Ithaca, NY

Sat Aug 3 7:30 - 10:30 pm
Playford Gang
English Country Dance
United Church of Christ, Fayetteville, NY

Sat Aug 3 7:30 - 10:30 pm
Playford Gang
English Country Dance
United Church of Christ, Fayetteville, NY

Sun Aug 25
Klez Project
private wedding
Ithaca, NY

Wed Sep 11 2:15 pm
Rosetree
Lyceum program kick-off
Vestal, 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, as well as a performer with the folk-rock fusion group Bardo Brothers. 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