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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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  • Made in the mid-1980s, A Jumpin’ Night in the Garden of Eden was the first film to document the American klezmer revival.
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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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  • 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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  • 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
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  • Henri Oppenheim, klezmer musician based in Montreal, discusses why he identifies as an activist. He reflects on his work with Jewish music, and the process of making it for Francophone listeners.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts
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  • Elizabeth Schwartz, singer, introduces and performs The Plum Tree, a traditional klezmer melody she composed English lyrics for in honor of historian Itzik Schwartz and his wife Tzila.
Part of Yiddish Book Center's Wexler Oral History Project Excerpts

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