Amos Hoffman is an Israeli jazz Oudist and Guitarist known worldwide as a pioneer in fusing the rhythms and melodic themes of the Middle East with Modern Jazz. He has recorded five solo albums and has also contributed on dozens more for artists in Israel and worldwide. In 2013, Amos was awarded one of Israel’s most prestigious prizes – the Landau Prize for Arts and Sciences for outstanding achievement in the field of Jazz. www.amoshoffman.com
Noam Lemish is an Israeli-American jazz pianist and composer. He has performed around the world and has several recordings to his credit. His compositions include chamber, choral, piano, numerous jazz works and “The People’s King”: a commissioned multi-cultural suite in celebration of the King of Bhutan’s 30th birthday, composed in 2010 while Noam was teaching music in the Himalayan Kingdom of Bhutan. www.noamlemish.com
What an amazing way to finish Jewish Music Week!
For years, Amos Hoffman and Noam Lemish have been collecting Jewish melodies from around the world including Kurdish,
Yemenite, Moroccan, Ladino, Russian and Israeli songs. Their
lyrical and vibrant re-imaginings of these beloved Jewish melodies, presented in an inspired blend of cultures, will captivate you just as the Hoffman/Lemish Quartet has been captivating audiences the
Featuring Amos Hoffman (oud and guitar), Noam Lemish (piano), Andrew Downing (bass), Derek Gray (drums)
$25 in advance
$30 at the door
For dinner (available from
6:00 PM) you must purchase your concert ticket first and then call 416-588-0307 for dinner reservations
1585 Dundas Street West
This event made possible in part through the Consul General of Israel to Toronto and Western Canada.
Presented in partnership with LulaWorld Festival