di bostoner klezmer’s musicians
 
 
Brian Bender
 
plays trombone, melodica, dumbeck, & keys and is a sought-after performer of jazz, reggae, Celtic, and contradance, in addition to klezmer music.  He has played in Europe, Israel, Egypt, at Bill Clinton’s Presidential inauguration and with many world-renowned klezmorim.
 A popular former staffer at KlezKamp for many years, and a graduate of New England Conservatory, he now has a full teaching schedule in addition to his packed performance calendar.
 
 
 
Dobe (Dena) Ressler
 
is the bandleader, cofounder & clarinetist.  She has taught at KlezKamp, at New England Conservatory’s  summer Klezmer Institute, and has presented a seminar  on klezmer history.  She’s played with world class klezmorim and occasionally reviews Yiddish music in both English and Yiddish.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
is the holder of the Digital Accordion Champion of the World!
He has been playing professionally since  childhood, and like Brian, is a graduate of the New England Conservatory and plays a multitude of styles,  He has recorded two jazz CDs with  George Garzone and performed on 5 continents.  Other honors include being the youngest person to win the National Accordion Championship (age 15) and to play a State White House Dinner (age 12).  His music can also be heard at Formula 1 Race broadcasts!