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Klezmer Jam with Featured Artist: Zach Mayer

December 10, 2023 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm


Hosted by Rebecca Mac & Mattias Kaufmann, members of the Boston based Klezmer ensemble; Mamaliga.

Featured Artist: Zach Mayer, saxophone

Zach Mayer brings people together through the power of spiritual wordless melodies, rooted in Jewish tradition called nigunim. Zach channels his family lineage of four-generations of cantors before him, as he guides communities around the world in pursuing their own joyous voices in song.

Singer, composer, multi-instrumentalist and teacher, Mayer has over 35 million hits on YouTube for his “Subway Sax Battle,”

Zach Mayer has performed with John Zorn, Frank London, Michael Alpert, Joey Weisenberg, and Bobby McFerrin.

He performs internationally with Zion80, a 10-piece Jewish Afrobeat band inspired by the music of Shlomo Carlebach, and his folk sextet, Night Tree, has toured internationally and has released two albums produced by Seamus Egan of SOLAS.

4:00 PM: Workshop

We’ll learn a tune together, slowly by ear. If you don’t know a lot of tunes, or you’re looking to add to your repertoire, this is a great opportunity for the Klez-pros and amateurs alike to learn something new!

5:30 PM: Jam

Bring a tune to lead, play along, do a dance, or just come to listen! More dancing will be led by Adah. All are welcome!

Followed by Reception with drinks & snacks!



December 10, 2023
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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The Boston Synagogue
55 Martha Rd
Boston, MA 02114 United States
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