Dom - Khajeem - Jas - JT - Mahakaruna - Neefa - Sadira - Safa - Safiya

Khajeem began playing the clarinet at age 10.  At age 17 he began playing in the West Hills Symphonic Band.  That same year he began his first encounter with Balkan music, playing for the Slavjane Folk Ensemble.   Over the years he has played with many groups including The North Pittsburgh Civic Symphony, The Good Company Players (A recorder ensemble), All Strings Considered (A mostly Irish band), Amarillis (An English Country/Contra Dance band (As an occasional guest)), Nokh A Mol (Klezmer).  He Currently plays with The Balkan Babes (Women’s Balkan singing ensemble) and The Pittsburgh Savoyards (Gilbert and Sullivan operettas).  Khajeem plays the clarinet, sax, kaval (Bulgarian flute), and mey or duduk (Turkish or Armenian small instrument with a large double reed, and hopes to add the ney (Turkish flute), and zurna (loud instrument with a small double reed).