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“Shabazi” Video + Single out now!

Last summer I had the great pleasure of collaborating with two incredible artists – belly dancer Elena Nayiri and filmmaker Maxwell Enrique Bahamón. Working together we conceptualized and produced this…

New Year, New Shows

Happy 2018!  

Israel Tour Announced

It’s holiday time! And that means it’s time for me to head to the middle east to visit family and friends, and to play some fun concerts in the land…

Dance video from Rockwood

Here’s a video from TELAVANA’s debut show at Rockwood Music Hall on Sunday Oct. 22nd featuring four amazing dancers – Elena Nayiri (who also choreographed the piece), Salit Cohen-Cheng, Pamela…

Telavana At Smalls Tonight

This Is the first time we play at Smalls – my favorite jazz club in the world – so it’s reason to celebrate! The band tonight features Jonathan Powell on trumpet, Cesar…

Telavana at Subrosa Tonight

Subrosa – our beloved Latin-Jazz club in the meatpacking district is closing and eventually moving to a new undisclosed location. But we’re playing the very last concert there tonight with…

Upcoming Shows

  • 19
    New York, NY
    Salsa dance party with
    Los Hacheros
  • 25
    New York, NY
  • 27
    New York, NY
    Salsita Cubana with
    Itai Kriss and Gato Gordo
    at FAT CAT
    cover $3
  • 30
    New York, NY
    with Itai Kriss & TELAVANA
    feat. Belly Dancer
    Elena Nayiri at THE DJANGO
    10pm, $20 cover, reservations recommended

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