The Chassidic Jazz Project

Reuben Hoch, percussionist, active on the New York jazz scene, became a member of the Israeli jazz quartet Zaviot. The Chassidic Jazz Project formed in 1998, combines “traditional Chassidic melodies with contemporary jazz arrangements.” Others in the project are Tom Lippincott, guitar; Marie Randel, violin; Barbara Corcillo, cellist; Felipe Lamoglia, saxophone; Dan Feiszli, bass; Robert Thomas Jr., percussionist. The “Chassidic Jazz Project blends elements of jazz, fusion and new world.”