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Exploring The Jewish Klezmer Tradition

Nov 2, 2018

It's as somber as it is blissful; as old as it is contemporary. And it's more than just the Horah!

This hour: the music of the Jewish klezmer tradition. We discuss its history and cultural significance, and we also hear from you. 

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GUESTS:

  • Christina Crowder - Klezmer musician and researcher, who performs with the Bivolita ensemble in New Haven, Connecticut
  • Jane Hurwitz - Keyboardist and bandleader for Heavy Shtetl, a community klezmer band based in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Jeremy Sachs - Lead vocalist for Heavy Shtetl, a community klezmer band based in Hartford, Connecticut
  • Jared Schmidt - Violinist and drummer for Heavy Shtetl, a community klezmer band based in Hartford, Connecticut

Eugene Amatruda and Chion Wolf contributed to this show.