Merlin and Polina Shepherd

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Performed In Russian, Yiddish, and Hebrew

Clarinetist, educator and composer Merlin Shepherd, an innovative force in the klezmer renaissance and Polina Shepherd, a virtuosic vocalist, pianist and composer blend traditional and new Yiddish and Russian song with klezmer and southern Mediterranean music.

Witness musical spontaneity and a journey that not only crosses continents, but also takes the audience deep within themselves.

Please note that seating will be assigned by the venue based on availability and all efforts will be made to seat your party together. There is a $12 per person OR two drink minimum for all Joe’s Pub patrons. A full menu is available at 

Merlin & Polina Shepherd UK/Russia

Merlin and Polina perform together in a way that is rarely encountered. Playing Music from several linked cultures and maintaining the styles, they also incorporate improvisation, freedom and spontaneity with a unique approach and dynamic energy. They perform new and traditional music from Turkey, Greece, Romania, Russia and the Pale of Settlement Klezmer.