Upcoming Performances:

Wed Feb 27 7:30 - 10:00 pm
Playford Gang
English Country Dance
Christ Church, Binghamton, NY

Tue Mar 12 7 - 9 pm
Cornell University Klezmer Ensemble
Workshop presentation: Anecdotes from Klezmer's Past
Lincoln Hall B21, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

Wed Mar 13 7:30 - 10:00 pm
Playford Gang
English Country Dance
Christ Church, Binghamton, NY

Wed Mar 20 7:30 - 10:00 pm
Playford Gang
English Country Dance
Christ Church, Binghamton, NY

Tue Apr 9 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Solo (host)
Open Mic Night
Vestal Public Library, Vestal, 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

allen lutins is a Binghamton area-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
Click here for additional videos from that concert


Recording of my duo Rosetree at my home studio 5 February 2018
Click here for additional videos from that session


Solo recording at my home studio 26 February 2017
Click here for additional videos from that session


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