Pharaoh's Daughter

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Pharaoh's Daughter is an American Jewish world music band from New York City. Their music is a mix of American folk, Jewish klezmer, and Middle Eastern sounds.

The bandleader is Basya Schechter (lead vocals, oud, guitar, saz). Other band members have included Daphna Mor (recorders, zurna, ney, melodica, backup vocals), Meg Okura (violin), Yuval Lion (drums), Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz (bass, oud), Noah Hoffeld (cello), Daniel Freedman (drums), and Jason Lindner (keyboards), Alan Kashan (santur[disambiguation needed]).


  • Daddy's Pockets (Orchard, 1999)
  • Out of the Reeds (Knitting Factory, 2000) - rereleased on Tzadik in 2004
  • Exile (Knitting Factory, 2002)
  • Haran (OY, 2007)

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