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  • Seth Rogovoy, who literally wrote the book on klezmer, gives us a sneak preview of the Yidstock (July 13-16, 2017) lineup
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
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  • Henri Oppenheim, klezmer musician based on Montreal, talks about how learning Yiddish felt - encountering something special, a world of words.
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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  • Peter Sokolow, a full-time professional musician active in Klezmer revival, talks about his beloved Steinway piano, left to him by his father.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Christian Dawid - Berlin-based, world-renowned klezmer clarinet player - discusses the term "Yiddishland" and explains how it has become a reality.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • 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
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  • Peter Sokolow, a full-time professional musician active in Klezmer revival, remembers his first professional gigs playing in Country Clubs for weddings and other simkhes.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Hankus Netsky, founder and director of the Klezmer Conservatory Band, dropped by the studio to chat about the roots of Yiddish music and his work as a musician, teacher, and ethnomusicologist.
Part of The Shmooze Podcast Series
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  • Merlin Shepherd, klezmer musician and instructor, recalls an incident in which his grandfather started yelling at another driver in Yiddish in order to keep him from understanding.
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

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