The Shmooze: The Yiddish Book Center's podcast

How Klezmer Defined a Community

Hankus Netsky tells us about his recent book, Klezmer: Music and Community in Twentieth-Century Philadelphia, a portrait of the folk music and traditions of the city’s Jewish community. A musical ethnographer and teacher, Netsky is a founder of the Klezmer Conservatory Band, which will play at Yidstock ’16.

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