Manager: Ira Levin
Bio: THE LEVINS ( pronounced The LeVINNs ) Ira and Julia Levin play harmony-driven acoustic folk rock with wistful overtones from the 1930's like The Mamas and the Papas having coffee with Cole Porter.
Original tunes, guitar, piano and voices -a full sound with unexpected harmonies and unique ...See Full Bio
“The Levins My Friend Hafiz (self-released) The idea of adapting the poetry of a 14th century mystic may seem a strange way to advance contemporary folk music, but husband/wife duo Ira Scott Levin and Julia Bordenaro Levin have done exactly that, and the results exceed well beyond any expectation. ...a soothing set of songs a joy to behold and a must to enjoy. “ seamless and sublime, a sound for Sunday mornings or dimly lit evenings when carefree contemplation is ideal.”
In a wilderness of songs that scramble for recognition but offer no nourishment,... [more]
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Q: How did you develop your happy smile folk pop style?
A: Hi Paul - thanks for reaching out! We've been married for 10 years (next week!) and we always try to see the positive in everything...and I guess our music has just followed suit. We are continually intrigued by what connects us, as well as what uplifts us and since we've set out on this musical path...i guess we've been traipsing in that natural direction. We've found that music and humor are two great diplomats that bridge the gap between us. This is not to say that we don't write or enjoy the songs of yearning, pining or poignancy, but those tend to be our palate cleansers during a set versus the other way around. I suppose coffee should be mentioned for full disclosure. ( : We enjoyed your tunes and thanks for asking!
Asked by Paul Amirault. Answered on Fri Aug 10 2012All Questions