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  • Klezmer musician Assaf Talmudi talks about dicovering a great but unknown musician who was part of Jewish and Roma (Gypsy) collaboration in Moldova.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Merlin Shepherd, klezmer musician and instructor, discusses his grandfather's experiences growing up in a tiny Protestant farming village in rural Wales
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Merlin Shepherd, klezmer musician and instructor, shares what it was like growing up in a non-religious, yet strongly Jewish-identified home.
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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  • Andy Statman, acclaimed Bluegrass mandolinist and Klezmer clarinetist, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on July 17, 2017 at the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst, Massachusetts.
2017-07-17
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • Peter Sokolow, a full-time professional musician active in Klezmer revival, was interviewed by Christa Whitney on December 5, 2013 in Brooklyn, New York.
2013-12-05
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project
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  • musician Assaf Talmudi explains that he started playing Klezmer music because it felt unauthentic to play folk music from other cultures.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Peter Sokolow, a full-time professional musician active in Klezmer revival, performs Aaron Lebedeff's classic "Rumania, Rumania" and explains the Yiddish lyrics.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Peter Sokolow, a full-time professional musician active in Klezmer revival, recalls one of his worst, and most humorous, gigs at a landsmanschaft event.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Seth Rogovoy, Yidstock 2012 program organizer, explains how the bands, which include the Klezmatics and Socalled, represent the many incarnations of klezmer.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series

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