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Saxophonist/clarinetist Debra Kreisberg performs, composes, arranges and records with the NYC-based Latin jazz octet Los Mas Valientes, Brooklyn singer-songwriters Matt Singer and Steve Waitt, as well as award-winning klezmer bands Metropolitan Klezmer and Isle of Klezbos with whom she has toured in the U.S., Canada and in Europe. She is also the leader of East Harlem Trio, a new jazz project dedicated to showcasing her original, soulful voice as a player and composer. A graduate of the Eastman School of Music with an MM in Jazz Studies from Manhattan School of Music, Debra has performed with Natalie Merchant, Rochester Philharmonic with Natalie Cole, jazz guitarist Sheryl Bailey, accordionist/composer/performer Rachelle Garniez, Canadian Yiddish cabaret star Theresa Tova, the NYC funk band D'Tripp, and performed in the stage play J. Edgar Klezmer. Her compositions have been heard in the documentary Making Their Mark: From German Immigrants to New York City Icons, and in the Off-Broadway production of Yisrael Campbell's show, You Can Never Be Too Jewish at NYC's Theater at St. Luke’s. She has been heard on CBS Sunday Morning, CNN Worldbeat, and on Showtime's The L Word. An equally accomplished educator, Debra is Managing Director of Educational Outreach at 92nd Street Y School of the Arts, where she develops and implements arts programming for NYC public schools and also serves on the faculty of the 92Y School of Music.