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Thumbnail image for The Growth and Success of Klezmer
  • Tine Kindermann talks about watching the klezmer world develop and her amazement that young musicians can support themselves playing music influenced by klezmer.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for The British Klezmer Scene
  • Merlin Shepherd, klezmer musician and instructor, talks about the revival of interest in klezmer music in the United Kingdom, especially among secular and unaffiliated Jews seeking a connection to their cultural heritage.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for The Intergenerational Connections of Klezmer
  • Musician Michael Winograd describes the way Klezmer music brings together people of different ages, and connects the generations.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for The Klezmer-Yiddish Family
  • Pete Rushefsky, executive director for the Center for Traditional Music & Dance, reflects on the connections he's made in the klezmer-Yiddish scene, including with Beyle Schaechter-Gottesman and her descendants.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for A Personal Connection to Klezmer Music
  • Jeff Warschauer discusses his path to klezmer music and how he came to be interested in it while studying at the New England Conservatory. He describes the vibrant klezmer scene in the 1980s at the Conservatory, and explains that he decided to...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Playing Klezmer not "Kletzmer" in Germany
  • Merlin Shepherd, klezmer musician and instructor, speaks to his experiences playing klezmer music in Germany.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Peter Sokolow, Klezmer Fats
  • Peter Sokolow, a full-time professional musician active in Klezmer revival, shares the origins of his pseudonym "Klezmer Fats" and plays a song from his eponymous album that demonstrates the way he combines the style of Fats Waller with traditional...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Foundation of the Klezmer Conservatory Band
  • Frank London - founding member of the Klezmatics and Frank London's All-Star Klezmer Brass Ensemble - gives a brief history of the Klezmer Conservatory Band, of which he was a founding member.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Klezmer Did Not Exist In a Vacuum
  • Benjy Fox-Rosen discusses how Klezmer varied from region to to region and was influenced by the music of surrounding cultures.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "Re-actualization" in Contemporary Klezmer
  • Pavel Lion aka Psoy Korolenko, singer-songwriter, appreciates the modern klezmer scene for its resistance to nostalgia and its emphasis on progressing as a genre.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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