Once again, Isaac Hanna opens his heart to We Care for Humanity. "I didn't have to ask twice, Isaac volunteered once again to this humanitarian cause, lending his talent, time and energy without expecting anything in return", proudly said by WCH Founder, Maria Amor.
Isaac began his music career at age 13 in Israel, where he received a scholarship to study piano under Augostine Lama and soon became a church organist and high school music teacher. He joined a band called The Golden Tune and performed with the legendary clarinetist and saxophonist Mike Rock. In 1968, Isaac came to the United States and formed The Jerusalem Band, which was discovered by notable big band leader Joe Moshay, and performed internationally at various prestigious venues. After some personnel changes, and under Isaac’s leadership
The Jerusalem Band flourished in the Los Angeles area and internationally, for nearly 25 years, performing at venues such as the Beverly Hills Hotel, the Beverly Wilshire, the Marina City Club, Jimmy’s (opening night), and the Texas Astrodome. Jerusalem Band members included guitarist Chuck Lorre, ud player John Balazikian, percussionist Raja Zahr, Bob Shuster, Jamie Glasor, Jimmy Darring, Carla Ross, Piere Paderosian, and Debbie Treadaway.
A keyboardist, pianist, accordionist, and dancer, Isaac curently performs solo and with other musicians and dancers, at a wide variety of venues. He presently performs at
Larsen’s Steak House in Encino, Kravings Restaurant in Tarzana, and at numerous senior residences. He has recently performed with violinist Janet Kaplan, actress/dancer Tanya Lemani George, and former Little Miss Talent USA, Malika Souair. He has recently performed with versatile singer/songwriter Debbie Gambardella in conjunction with Spotlight the Arts and the City of Calabasas.
Isaac specializes in ethnic music (Italian, French, Greek, Armenian, Israeli, Spanish, Middle Eastern, Hungarian, and Russian). His repertoire also includes American Standards, classical, pop, and Broadway show tunes.