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About Jake

Born in New York City, Jake Shulman-Ment is among the most highly regarded klezmer musicians performing today. He tours and records internationally as a soloist, and with Midwood, Daniel Kahn, Joey Weisenberg, Abigale Reisman, Pete Rushefsky, and many others. Past collaborators have included The Painted Bird, Di Naye Kapelye, The Brothers Nazaroff, Frank London, Sanda Weigl, Adrian Receanu, Duncan Sheik, Francesca Ter-Berg, Laurel Premo, Ali Dineen, Michael Alpert, Fleytmuzik, MetroFolk, and Romashka.

Jake has performed at venues and festivals around the world -Central Park Summer Stage, Skirball Center, Lincoln Center, Symphony Space, Rudolstadt, Budapest Palace of the Arts, Kennedy Center, Library of Congress, Teatro Manzoni, Krakow Jewish Culture Festival, and many more. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Photo: Helmut Oelke
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