The band’s name Nefesh is Hebrew for
soul and reflects the lively spirit, exuberance and dedication the group
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Nefesh community of friends and fans. With much sadness we share the
news of the passing of our band member and dear friend George Steinfeld,
George died of cancer at 60 years old.
SHALOM! Introducing the Nefesh Klezmer Band. Comprised of six talented performers with a variety of musical backgrounds, including rock, folk, choralesand classical orchestras, the band is dedicated to the preservation of a rich Jewish musical heritage.
Nefesh presents innovative and fresh interpretationsof traditional and contemporary Jewish music from around the world, as well as original compositions.
Nefesh has brought audiences to their feet at numerous events in and around Connecticut and New York including the New Haven International Arts & Ideas Festival,First Night Danbury, NoMAD International Music & Dance Festival, The Jewish International Music Festival, and Hartford’s Hanukkah Mania. And have appeared twice at the prestigious Merryall Center for the Arts
From ancient Jewish melodies, great klezmer music, Israeli horas, poignant and humorous Yiddish classics, and innovative fusions, Nefesh’s unique style and sound encompasses many emotions.