Salonline 2022-11-06 Howard Bass & Tina Chancey

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Sunday November 6, 2022
Emerson Avenue Salonlines Proudly Presents
a Live YouTube Broadcast

– A “hybrid” concert –

Howard Bass
Tina Chancey

Lute, guitar, viola da gamba, Renaissance violin, Pontic Lyra, rebec

English and Spanish Renaissance

Sephardic Tunes

Solo Guitar Repertoire


Howard Bass is a founding member of Trio Sefardi, and was a founding member of the early and Sephardic music ensemble, La Rondinella, with which he recorded three CDs for the Dorian label. He performs programs of Renaissance music for voice and lute with mezzo-soprano Barbara Hollinshead and was an accompanist for Sephardic singer-composer Flory Jagoda for many years. In addition to three CDs with Barbara Hollinshead and three with Trio Sefardi, Howard has performed and recorded with HESPERUS, the Smithsonian Chamber Players, the Folger Consort, the Baltimore Consort, and the Choral Arts Society of Washington, among others. Howard was a program producer at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History and the National Museum of the American Indian for three decades before retiring at the end of 2010.;

Tina Chancey brings a wide array of musical influences to her interpretation of Sephardic music, including traditional music, early music, jazz, and popular song. She worked extensively with Flory Jagoda (who died last year at the age of 97), known as the Keeper of the Flame of Sephardic song. Tina is a performer, arranger, teacher, recording producer and writer. For 40 years, Tina has played: Viola da gamba, Pardessus de viole, Medieval fiddles: vielle, rebec & kamenj, Renaissance violin and Irish and Old Time fiddle on roots music from Medieval, Renaissance & Baroque to Sephardic, Appalachian, British & Spanish Colonial, Irish and Balkan.

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