Pharaoh's Daughter

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Pharaoh's Daughter
OriginNew York City, New York, USA
GenresJewish rock, psychedelic folk, world music
Years active1995-present
LabelsOrchard, Knitting Factory, Tzadik, OY
MembersBasya Schechter
Daphna Mor
Meg Okura
Yuval Lion
Shanir Ezra Blumenkranz
Jason Lindner
Mathias Kunzli
Uri Sharlin
Past membersNoah Hoffeld
Daniel Freedman
Alan Kashan

Pharaoh's Daughter is an American Jewish world music band from New York City. Formed in 1995 by Basya Schechter, their music is a mix of American folk, Jewish klezmer, and Middle Eastern sounds.

Schechter is currently a member of the alternative hip hop group Darshan, together with Rabbi Shir Yaakov Feit and Jewish rapper Eprhyme.

Band members[edit]

  • Daniel Freedman — drums
  • Noah Hoffeld — cello
  • Alan Kashan — santur


  • 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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