Albert Behar, described as “charming” (NY Times), and “inventive” (LA Times), is a multifaceted accordionist and composer. Behar has collaborated with the Kronos Quartet, Contemporaneous, Europa Ritrovata and other international ensembles. Albert performs regularly as an accordionist in Albert et son Orchestre, The Bailsmen, and the Avalon Jazz Band. An avid film composer, Albert has created original music for The New Yorker, PBS, Showtime, MSNBC, ESPN, and VICE. Albert is based in Brooklyn via Ojai, California.