American. Percussionist. Leads Isle of Klezbos. Received BA in Russian History & Literature, Harvard University. Performer of klezmer, rock, R and B, Cajun/zydeco, samba, swing and Mid-Eastern music. Founded Metropolitan Klezmer, 1994. Won OutMusic Award as Outstanding Producer, 2002 for Mosaic Persuasion. Taught percussion and Yiddish film history at KlezCamp, Buffalo on the Roof, and Mame-Loshn.