Set List / Repertoire
Mazel Tov boast an extensive repertoire of Jewish wedding music and Eastern European folk music. Many of the tunes don’t have names being traditional and often anonymous therefore writing a set list can be nonsensical.
It’s clearer to explain that Mazel Tov offer up to three 45 minute sets to include music appropriate for all aspects of a wedding or barmitzvah whether it’s the ceremony reception and/or dancing.
An example of some of their music is listed below:-
Russian Shers - Nikolaev Bulgar - Dance for the In-Laws – Goldene Khasene -
Mazeltov! - Escorting the In-Laws - Beregovski Sher - Moldavian Hora - Freylekhs to the
Khupe - Bugichi's Freylekhs – Dem Reben’s Nign - Kolomeyke - Philadelphia Sher
Yiddish & Russian Songs
Yoshke - The Philosopher - Seven Forty - Limonciki
Erev Shel Shashonim - Eshet Khail - Hava Nagila - Simantov and Mazeltov - Mashi'ach -
Havenu Shalom Alechem - Tsena Tsena – Mitzvah G’Dola – Nigun Atik
Los Bilbilicos – Sephardic Ratchenitsa – Sephardic Romance
Sandansko Oro - Kopano Oro – Philadelphia Kopanista - Ratchenitsa - Bavno Oro -
Trite Patti – Pravo Oro
Jovano Jovanke – Makedonska Devojce – Ajde Jano
Opa Cupa – Kolos – Rhumba - Black Cat White Cat theme - Time of the Gypsies theme
Hora de la monte – Tziganesca - Hora Martishorului – Cocek - Hora Tudor Pana -
Clarinet Hora - Tutti Frutti
Amarantos - Ciganka - Trava - Ferece - Kustino Oro - Tsamikos - Miserlou – Sirtos – To
Rampi Rampi - Esmera Min - Salonik – Penceresi Yola Karsi – Uskudar
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Default lineup: 4 members
Standard 4-piece lineup: Clarinet, violin, guitar and double bass.
*One of the UK’s most in-demand klezmer bands
*Flexible in size to suit all budgets
*Acoustic or amplified
*Will do walkabout
*Will play outdoors
*Will accept song requests
*London-based but will travel
Description of the music and type of show
Eastern-European Jewish Balkan and Gypsy wedding music;
Mazel Tov play authentic acoustic klezmer and Balkan music including some Israeli favourites for Jewish weddings and barmitzvahs creating a fun exhilarating atmosphere perfect for circle line and free dancing.
Previous experience of members
Established in 2001, Mazel Tov have the experience of performing at hundreds of weddings barmitzvahs and parties. They boast an extensive repertoire of up to three 45-minute sets enabling an appropriate choice of music for any occasion.
As individuals the members have professional qualifications as graduates from London’s top universities and music colleges; the Royal Academy of Music Trinity College of Music City Goldsmiths SOAS and Middlesex universities.
Previous venues and clients
Mazel Tov have played at celebrity weddings including the civil partnership of Little Britain star Matt Lucas. As a Jewish wedding band they appeared on ITV’s sitcom Fat Friends. They have been booked to play at weddings as far-a-field as California.
In Europe they have performed in the Concertgebouw Amsterdam and at festivals in Switzerland, Poland, Czech Republic, Holland and Germany.
In the UK, Mazel Tov have played festivals such as Glastonbury, Edinburgh, Bath Broadstairs and Garsington. They performed a klezmer concerto with orchestra in the Queen Elizabeth Hall. As part of the Live Music Now! scheme Klezmer Band have led workshops and performed in hospitals special-needs schools day centres YOIs and prisons.