The word klezmer originates from the Hebrew words "klej" and "zemer" and it refers both to the musical instrument and the musician who plays on it. The music of the David Klezmer Quintet is traditional hungarian Jewish music which is alloyed with the music of the 20th century.The quintet was formed in 1999. The members of the band grew up with European classical music and all received their musical education in this field.
The repertoire contains well-known and not so well-known Jewish melodies, own melodies and improvisative solos. The David Klezmer Quintet is a concertgroup, they invite the audience to enjoy in their great, show-effect-crammed live performances. Since their formation they have written music together with the composer Béla Faragó for the play "Cseresznyéskert" by Csehov. The band has received financial support from the Soros Foundation and The Association of Hungarian Musicians.