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TSM presents Schmaltz & Pepper

TSM presents Schmaltz & Pepper
TSM presents Schmaltz & Pepper photo
July 23, 2024 | 7:30 PM
  • Starting at: $20.00
  • Venue: Walter Hall
  • Presenter: Toronto Summer Music Festival

Eric Abramovitz, clarinet 

Drew Jurecka, violin/accordion/mandolin 

Rebekah Wolkstein, violin/voice 

Jeremy Ledbetter, piano 

Michael Herring, bass 


Schmaltz & Pepper is a spellbinding Yiddish music ensemble playing klezmer inspired by jazz, Roma, classical, and European folk music. This powerhouse group's members include acclaimed Toronto Symphony principal clarinetist Eric Abramovitz, a passionate and gifted klezmer musician, and Grammy-nominated Drew Jurecka on violin/accordion/mandolin. Joined by Juno-winning pianist Jeremy Ledbetter, award-winning bassist Michael Herring and renowned Payadora violinist/vocalist Rebekah Wolkstein, they produce and perform original arrangements of klezmer and Yiddish music, displaying their joyous and virtuosic genre-bending fusion of many musical styles.