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Thumbnail image for Klezmer: The Voice of Jewish Mourning
  • Jerry Weinstein, former Education professor at University of Massachusetts in Amherst, describes the change in Klezmer style music which he has witnessed over the years.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Playing Klezmer as a German Catholic
  • Georg Brinkmann—klezmer musician and teacher—speaks about reactions he receives about the music he plays, considering his personal identity as a German Catholic.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Pete Rushefsky's Journey to Klezmer
  • Pete Rushefsky, executive director of the Center for Traditional Music & Dance, explains how he ended up playing Klezmer on the tsimbl (cimbalom, a type of hammered dulcimer).
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for From Math to Klezmer Music
  • Henri Oppenheim, klezmer musician based in Montreal, talks about he first got interested in Jewish music, and how moving from Paris to Montreal influenced his career.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Andy Statman and the Klezmer Revival
  • This week we sit down with Andy Statman, one of the founders of the klezmer revival.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
Thumbnail image for 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.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
Thumbnail image for From Hip Hop to Klezmer
  • Socalled demonstrates his sampling process
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Thumbnail image for Being a Non-Jew in the Klezmer World
  • Christian Dawid - Berlin-based, world-renowned klezmer clarinet player - discusses what it is like to be a non-Jew in the klezmer world.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for Klezmer Music is Both Close and Far
  • Christian Dawid - Berlin-based, world-renowned klezmer clarinet player - explains how Klezmer music seems both very close and comfortable to him because of his Central European German background, and yet also very different.
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

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