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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, ...

2010-07-08

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

Frank London

Frank London, founding member of the Klezmatics and Frank London's All-Star Klezmer Brass Ensemble, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 24, 2011 at KlezKanada in the Laurentian Mountains of Canada. Frank's interview begins with an interest...

2011-08-24

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

די ווערק פון יצחק לייבוש פרץ : צוועלף [ד"ה דרייצן] בענד

באַנד: 8

פרץ, י.ל

Di ṿerḳ fun Yitsḥaḳ Leybush Perets tsṿelf [d.h. draytsn] bend

Volume: 8

Peretz, Isaac Leib, 1851 or 2-1915
Pinski, David, 1872-1959

Nyu Yorḳ : Idish, 1920

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library

Michael Winograd

Michael Winograd, lauded Brooklyn-based klezmer clarinet player, was interviewed by Pauline Katz on August 24, 2011 at KlezKanada in the Laurentian Mountains of Canada. Michael begins his interview by briefly describing his family as half Russian an...

2011-08-25

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

"Choosing" to Play the Clarinet

Georg Brinkmann—klezmer musician and teacher—speaks about how he picked up and started learning the clarinet.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

געזאמלטע שריפטן

באַנד: 3

רייזען, אברהם

Gezamlṭe shrifṭn

Volume: 3

Reisen, Abraham, 1876-1953

Nyu Yorḳ : Frayhayṭ, 1928

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library

אלע ווערק פון אברהם רייזען : אין 12 בענדער

באַנד: 3

רייזען, אברהם

Ale ṿerḳ fun Avraham Reyzen in 12 bender

Volume: 3

Reisen, Abraham, 1876-1953

Nyu-Yorḳ : Idish, 1917

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Spielberg Digital Yiddish Library

"That's the best song I ever heard"

Sruli Dresdner recalls playing Klezmer music in a mostly Hispanic school in Queens with his wife, Klezmer musician Lisa Mayer.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

The Mysteries of Jewish Music

Henri Oppenheim, klezmer musician based in Montreal, responds to the question, "How did you feel hearing klezmer for the first time?"

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

Understand a Language to Understand the Soul

Henri Oppenheim, klezmer musician based in Montreal, speaks to his experience of learning Yiddish to inform his exploration and work with klezmer music.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

Assaf Talmudi

Assaf Talmudi - Israel-based music producer, researcher, and accordionist for Oy Division - was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 24, 2011 at KlezKanada in the Laurentian Mountains of Canada. Assaf Talmudi begins the interview describing hi...

2011-08-24

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

Everything Matters

Christian Dawid - Berlin-based, world-renowned klezmer clarinet player - gives advice to future generations of klezmer musicians, advising them to be curious about everything.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

Musical Stories

Christian Dawid - Berlin-based, world-renowned klezmer clarinet player - describes why he likes Klezmer music and what is special about folk music in general.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

Jew as a Profession

Efim Chorny discusses the changes that have occurred in the klezmer world since he first became active in the community. He explains that it is more professional, but that some people in the klezmer community have the profession of "Jew."

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

Mentors in Jewish Music: the Epstein Brothers and Sydney Beckerman

Peter Sokolow, a full-time professional musician active in the klezmer revival, discusses his biggest mentors, including his own father as well as famous klezmer musicians such as the Epstein Brothers and Sydney Beckerman.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

"I'm the only one without a grandmother on stage"

Christian Dawid - Berlin-based, world-renowned klezmer clarinet player - remembers playing the Lodz program with the Klezmer group Brave New World and thinking that he may be the first German to play these songs.

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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

Waiting for Godot in Jenin

Frank London - founding member of the Klezmatics and Frank London's All-Star Klezmer Brass Ensemble - discusses his upcoming work in Israel with the klezmer group Marsh Dondurma and the political piece he wrote for them about a theater production of...

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

Daniel Kahn

Daniel Kahn, Berlin-based Yiddish singer and songwriter, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on August 24, 2011 at KlezKanada in the Laurentian Mountains of Canada. Daniel grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, Michigan. Daniel's mother was born in Det...

2011-08-24

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project

Georg Brinkmann

Georg Brinkmann, klezmer musician and teacher, was interviewed by Franziska Seehausen on July 26, 2017 in Bonn, Germany.

2017-07-26

Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project