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Thumbnail image for Yiddish Misfits Gathered and Scattered: Reflections on the Klezmer Revival, Diaspora, and Movement
  • Rachel Weston, London-based singer with a particular interest in Yiddish song, reflects on the Klezmer revival as it relates to Yiddish as dichotomous to nationalism. She describes how Yiddish is opposite, alternate, and powerful in its suggestion...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "It Was More Like a Resuscitation": Lorin Sklamberg's Thoughts on Klezmer Revival
  • Lorin Sklamberg, lead singer for The Klezmatics and YIVO sound archivist, discusses his role in Klezmer revival and his sadness that the line of musical transmission from one generation to another was broken.
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 My Best Teachers were Recordings: Discovering Klezmer and Finding My Sound
  • Merlin Shepherd, klezmer musician and instructor, recalls his introduction to klezmer music off of a Naftule Brandwein recording.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for 'It's Some Kind of Tikkun Olam (Healing of the World)': Resolving a Klezmer Controversy
  • Jeff Warschauer talks about Europeans' interest in klezmer music and playing in Krakow. He describes a Holocaust survivor's outrage that he would play klezmer music in a country where so many Jews were murdered.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for You are Klezmer the moment you can carry just one simple tune
  • Assaf Talmudi explains that he likes folk music and especially Klezmer music because you can take part in it on many levels, which allows new musicians to participate.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for  40 Years in Yiddishland: The Yiddish Book Center celebrates the Klezmer Conservatory Band
  • This special, ninety-minute video retrospective from the Yiddish Book Center celebrates the history of the KCB.
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Thumbnail image for "I Like What's Happening in the Klezmer World": Reflections on the State of Jewish Music and KlezKanada
  • Cantor Jack "Jackie" Mendelson—New York cantor and recording artist— discusses his excitement about klezmer music today.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for "They Hadn't Heard Anything About Yiddish or Klezmer": Bringing my Music to Iceland
  • Polina Markovna Shepherd, Yiddish performer, composer, and choir leader, reflects on her trip to Iceland with a choir group. She describes the exchange of knowledge and culture, and the amazing, advanced, creative music they were able to create...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
Thumbnail image for “Everything Started from That”: Finding Connection Between Rock and Klezmer as Introduction to Jewish Music
  • Michał Moniuszko, a musician and teacher, remembers his first impressions of klezmer music as a young Polish rock musician.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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