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Leo Chelyapov Klezmer Band from Los Angeles, CA

Will travel up to 100 miles

  • Avg 4.5 | 7 Reviews
  • 16 Verified Bookings
  • Member Since 2010
  • 1 Award or Badge
  • Virtual Services Offered
  • Starting at $350 per event

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Hi, I play clarinet (klezmer and swing styles), other woodwinds including Armenian Duduk, piano/keys. I studied at the Schnittke Moscow State Institute of Music and graduated as a woodwind soloist, orchestra conductor, and music educator. Emigrating to Hollywood in 1992, I have appeared on several TV shows including Beverly Hills 90210, the Chabad Telethon and Late Night with David Letterman. My other performances include a series of five concerts at the University of Judaism with jazz luminaries Buddy Collette, Abe Most, Herb Jeffries and Bobby Rodriguez. In 2002 I performed at the Playboy Jazz Festival in Beverly Hills with his Hollywood Klezmer Jazz Quintet. Currently, I work as a freelance musician, performer with Valadez World Ensemble at Disneyland (Anaheim) and teacher out of my recording studio near Culver City. With my Jazz/Klezmer karaoke set up I play jazz standards, klezmer and other styles of popular music for weddings, bar and bat-mitzvahs, birthday parties, corporate and other events. I also have world/jazz trio (duet or larger ensemble is also possible) with instrumentation of your choice... If you want quality entertainment for your occasion do not hesitate to get in touch with me to discuss the details... Kings of Klezmer Hollywood Klezmer


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Avg 4.5 | 7 Reviews

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Review by Kathy R.

WeddingReviewed on September 5, 2012From Dana Point, CA

Leo is a very versatile jazz musician. For our daughter's engagement party, he played both saxophone and clarinet. The party, attended by 75 friends and family, was a big success in large part due to Leo's outstanding music. He exceeded our expectations.

Review by Mary A.

Engagement PartyReviewed on July 10, 2011From Marina del Rey, CA

Leo was professional and extremely accommodating. He plays the saxophone very well. Also,his prices are reasonable. I would highly recommend him!

Review by Victor D.

Corporate FunctionReviewed on September 28, 2010From Thousand Oaks, CA

Leo was very professional, his music was beautiful, and everyone enjoyed his presence. Thank you Leo for providing my company with a very memorable experience. Cheers, Victor D

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  • Leo Plays Klezmer Video | http://www.youtube.com/user/chelorec?blend=21&ob=5#p/a/u/2/ib5c85Bb4s4

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Past Events

October 25, 2019 • Celebration
Fri7:00 PM - 8:00 PM Glendale, CA
November 7, 2018 • Event
Wed6:30 PM - 9:30 PM Pasadena, CA
December 28, 2017 • Wedding Reception
Thu4:00 PM - 4:45 PM Redondo Beach, CA
May 6, 2017 • Wedding
Sat5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Riverside, CA
December 21, 2013 • Wedding
Sat10:30 PM - 11:00 PM North Hollywood, CA
November 10, 2013 • Birthday Party (Adult)
Sun1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Huntington Beach, CA
October 12, 2013 • Birthday Party (Adult)
Sat7:30 PM - 9:30 PM Glendale, CA
July 13, 2013 • Private Party
Sat6:00 PM - 8:30 PM Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
April 15, 2013 • Concert
Mon7:00 PM - 8:00 PM West Hills, CA
January 18, 2013 • Private Party
Fri6:00 PM - 8:30 PM San Diego, CA
September 29, 2012 • Corporate Function
Sat12:00 PM - 4:00 PM Costa Mesa, CA
September 1, 2012 • Wedding
Sat5:00 PM - 8:00 PM Dana Point, CA

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