Joel Rubin

American clarinetist, Klezmer musician and Ethnomusicologist

Joel Rubin is an American clarinetist, Klezmer musician, Ethnomusicologist, and scholar of Jewish music. Since becoming involved in the Klezmer revival in the late 1970s, he has been researching, teaching, and performing Klezmer music and related genres. He has been a member of, or performed with, such groups as Brave Old World, the Joel Rubin Ensemble, and Veretski Pass.

Rubin has authored many scholarly publications about Klezmer and made many recordings of the music. Many of Rubn's academic articles are available on



Joel Rubin Klezmer Website. It includes also Rubin's publications, recordings, and ensembles.

"Joel Rubin" in Wikipedia.

Selected Rubin's recordings see here. 

For more informations such as various recordings and books, see the National Library of Israel website.