Recent & Upcoming Performances:

Sat Oct 5
Klezmer Kings
Morgan Opera House
Aurora, NY

Wed Oct 9 7:30 - 10:30 pm
Playford Gang
Binghamton Community English Country Dance
Christ Episcopal Church, Binghamton, NY

Wed Oct 16 7:30 - 10:30 pm
Playford Gang
Binghamton Community English Country Dance
Christ Episcopal Church, Binghamton, NY

Sun Oct 20 4 - 7 pm
Rosetree
Tioga County Contra Dance
Countryside Community Center, Owego, NY

Wed Oct 23 7:30 - 10:30 pm
Playford Gang
Binghamton Community English Country Dance
Christ Episcopal Church, Binghamton, NY

Fri Oct 11 8 - 11 pm
Rosetree
Slow Lane Contra Dance
Ithaca, NY

2020

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

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

Sun April 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

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