About us

Ensemble Yamma,Israel’s leading delicate world music ensemble presents original contemporary Hebrew music.

The group members stay true to the character of the Middle East, the region where they were born and raised. The soulful, exotic music is accompanied by ancient musical instruments (kopuz, duduk, hand drums), which are typical of the Middle East.

In addition to this unique art, Yamma also performs the traditional music and material of the various Jewish diasporas. Songs of the Jewish communities from Yemen, Babylon, and Sepharad, as well as Hasidic music, with the fascinating forms and rhythms that have been preserved by generations of Jewish traditions.

Thousands of followers and more than million views at their youtube official channel draw hight interest of festivals programmers and directors from all over the world.

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Past worldwide festival


Shanghai world music festival


Welt Music Klangcosmos


festival des cultures Juives


Fête de la Musique, Belgium, Jeiwsh culture days


Drammen sacred music festival


Haapavesi folk festival


Rozstaje festival, Krakow

Portugal, Italy, Spain

7sois 7 luas


7Gaude Mater,sacred music festival, Czestochowa

Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, USA

ArtsMidwest world fest

Czech Republic

colours of Ostrava festival


Ghanafest, Mediterranean festival

Bosnia Herzegovina

Jazz Look festival, Banja Luka


Spancirfest festival, Varazdin


Bansko Jazz festival, Bansko

Interviews, Reviews, TV coverage

July 18th, 2016

UCB - underground christian bands

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May 27th, 2016

Review Ukrainian concert

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May 2016, Kiev

Yamma Ensemble Kiev - "Music unites people" - concert review

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March 25th, 2015

Yamma Ensemble concert review - Jan 2016, Bremen Trio Yamma Review – Concert in Herne.

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March 25th, 2015

Trio Yamma Review concert in Bennohaus.

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June 5th, 2015

At Latin Times Magazine – Interview online and Printed

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August 27th, 2014

My Jewish Learning – American Jewish Blog

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November 2013

Bavarian TV coverage by Dr. Patrizia Wackers - Yamma in Munich

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Educational - workshops & Interactive concerts

Join Talya and the ensemble for an unforgettable interactive music encounter.

With an extensive experience of numerous workshops and interactive concerts around Europe and US,

The group invite you to enjoy a taste of their musical heritage. participation is encouraged!

The Ensemble conducts a wide range of educational events: informational sessions, training, workshops and communities residencies for groups of all ages, for professional musicians, music lovers.

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