2020 Performances:

Fri Apr 17 CANCELED
Rosetree
Contra Dance
Slow Lane, Danby, NY

Tue Apr 21 CANCELED
Klezmer Kings
Yiddish swing dance
The Range, Ithaca, NY

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

Sun Apr 26 CANCELED
Klez Project
Elmira Jewish Food Festival
Congregation Kol Ami, Elmira, NY

Fri May 1 CANCELED
Rosetree
Cooperstown Contra Dance
First Presbyterian Church, Cooperstown, NY

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

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

Fri Jun 26 CANCELED
Rosetree
Contra Dance
Slow Lane, Danby, NY

Sun Sep 6 POSTPONED
Klez Project
private wedding
Canandaigua, NY

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

Sun Oct 4 2 pm POSTPONED (?)
Rosetree
Broome Arts Trail
Windsor Band Pagoda, Windsor, NY

Sun Oct 18 4 pm CANCELED
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