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Thumbnail image for "He then took me upstairs and started playing me records!": On Hankus Netsky's Early Interest in Jewish Music
  • Hankus tells of how the world of klezmer music was opened up after he contacted an estranged uncle.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Michael Winograd, klezmer musician, describes why people spend money going to concerts, even when money is tight.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Henri Oppenheim, klezmer musician based in Montreal, discusses his connection to Jewish identity, and the need to transmit the culture.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Musician Michael Winograd laments the fact that so few Klezmer musicians, himself included, speak Yiddish.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Klezmer musician Henri Oppenheim talks about his grandmother and how she helped shape his Jewish upbringing.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • 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
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  • 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...
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • 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
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  • 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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  • Efim Chorny discusses the different things students are various klezmer festivals are looking for and how he tailors his teaching to their needs and desires.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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