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Thumbnail image for Lorin Sklamberg On His Early Experiences With Jewish Music
  • Lorin Sklamberg, lead singer for The Klezmatics and YIVO sound archivist, explains how his earliest exposure to Jewish music was through Israeli folk songs as he goes on to describe the beginning of his interest in klezmer.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for On Feeling Different and Developing A Jewish Identity
  • Polina Markovna Shepherd, Yiddish performer, composer, and choir leader, describes feeling different and marginalized and discusses the development of her Jewish identity at the age of 16, including her introduction to the klezmer music scene in...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for A Conversation with Daniel Kahn
  • Detroit-born, Berlin-based singer/songwriter, polyglot poet, translator and activist Daniel Kahn joins us on The Shmooze for an expansive conversation about his work as a songwriter, Yiddish culture, klezmer, and Yidstock.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
Thumbnail image for Opera is Gesamtkunstwerk
  • Frank London - founding member of the Klezmatics and Frank London's All-Star Klezmer Brass Ensemble - explains why he decided to write a Yiddish opera and argues that opera is well suited for Yiddish.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Yidstock 2013:Top names in klezmer to perform July 18-21
  • Yidstock program director Seth Rogovoy discusses Yidstock 2013 - from the opening concert with the Klezmer Conservatory Band to the Yidstock All-stars closing concert, and other events that will take place at Yidstock 2013.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
Thumbnail image for  “I Found Out I Could Play Tunes on That Thing”: The Beginning of A Music Career
  • Peter Sokolow, a full-time professional musician active in Klezmer revival, talks about the records which informed his early love of Swing and Jazz and recalls when he began to make his own music.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Hankus Netsky
  • Hankus Netsky - ethnomusicologist, founder of the Klezmer Conservatory Band, and Chair of Contemporary Improvisation at the New England Conservatory in Boston - was interviewed by Nora Feinstein on July 8, 2010 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst...
2010-07-13
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
Thumbnail image for The first Yiddish song about smoking pot
  • Frank London - founding member of the Klezmatics and Frank London's All-Star Klezmer Brass Ensemble - describes collaborating with Michael Wex, author of Born to Kvetch in order to write the first Yiddish song about marijuana.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for A Klezmer Concert Featuring Itzhak Perlman
  • Moishe Rosenfeld - Founder of Golden Land Concerts & Connections, a New York City-based booking agency for Jewish performing arts - describes putting on a concert of great klezmer musicians that featured violinist Itzhak Perlman.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for A Proud Father: Taking a Place In Our Family Jewish Band
  • Jerry Weinstein, former Education professor at University of Massachusetts in Amherst, describes how he learned to play piano in the Klezmer style so that he could play gigs with his musician father, and reflects on how proud this made his father.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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