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Klezmer

From the Top

Wellesley, Massachusetts

Saturday, April 04, 2015

From Wellesley, Mass., this week’s From the Top pays tribute to Jewish composers and Jewish music.

New Sounds

Unusual Jazz

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Hear tunes that are hard to pin down, and incorporate all sorts of jazz, like Les Rhinocéros' ambient jazz-rock, Artichaut orkestra, Portuguese folk-jazz by Carlos Bica, and more.

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The McGraw Hill Financial Young Artists Showcase

Live from Philadelphia: Old World, New World

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Eavesdrop on the season opener from Astral Artists in a program of mostly Jewish music from the Church of the Holy Trinity in Philadelphia.

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New Sounds

A Musical Babel

Monday, June 09, 2014

Unlikely combinations of cultures and traditional musics give a global perspective on this New Sounds program.  Listen to a musical portrayal of an imaginary Syria, "Syriana." It's a London-based ensemble with musicians from Syria and parts of the Near East, featuring the Pan-Arab Strings of Damascus.  There's also music by sax player Uri Gurvich from his forthcoming record, “BabEl,” a mixture of oud  and North African percussion with some saxophone, piano, bass and drums.

 

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Soundcheck

Gig Alert: Golem

Thursday, May 29, 2014

Punk-klezmer outfit brings their electrifying live sound to Joe's Pub for a CD release party. Download "Freydele."

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New Sounds

Unusual Jazz

Monday, December 09, 2013

This New Sounds program focuses on tunes that are hard to pin down, and always limn the boundaries between all sorts of jazz.  Listen to the Artichaut Orkestra, who mix klezmer and classical into their freewheeling originals, incorporating furious accordion, a weepy clarinet, and electric guitar.  Then, there’s a jazz trio from Portugal, LAMA, whose double-bassist loops his rhythmic lines, assisted by a pedal box, while the trumpet is digitally processed in real time, all aided by groovy drums.

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New Sounds

A Musical Babel (Special Podcast)

Monday, April 29, 2013

WNYC

Unlikely combinations of cultures and traditional musics give a global perspective on this New Sounds program.  Listen to a musical portrayal of an imaginary Syria, "Syriana." It's a London-based ensemble with musicians from Syria and parts of the Near East, featuring the Pan-Arab Strings of Damascus.  There's also music by sax player Uri Gurvich from his forthcoming record, “BabEl,” a mixture of oud  and North African percussion with some saxophone, piano, bass and drums.

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New Sounds

A Musical Babel

Friday, March 08, 2013

Unlikely combinations of cultures and traditional musics give a global perspective on this New Sounds program.  Listen to a musical portrayal of an imaginary Syria, "Syriana." It's a London-based ensemble with musicians from Syria and parts of the Near East, featuring the Pan-Arab Strings of Damascus.  There's also music by sax player Uri Gurvich from his forthcoming record, “BabEl,” a mixture of oud  and North African percussion with some saxophone, piano, bass and drums.

 

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New Sounds

Unusual Jazz

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

This New Sounds program focuses on tunes that are hard to pin down, and always limn the boundaries between all sorts of jazz.  Listen to the Artichaut Orkestra, who mix klezmer and classical into their freewheeling originals, incorporating furious accordion, a weepy clarinet, and electric guitar.  Then, there’s a jazz trio from Portugal, LAMA, whose double-bassist loops his rhythmic lines, assisted by a pedal box, while the trumpet is digitally processed in real time, all aided by groovy drums. 

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Features

Beloved Yiddish Singer Adrienne Cooper Mourned by Colleagues

Friday, December 30, 2011

On Sunday, December 25, 2011, the Yiddish singer Adrienne Cooper passed away in a Manhattan hospital after battling cancer. She was 65. A memorial for Cooper will be held at the Ansche Chesed synagogue on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.

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Soundcheck

Gig Alerts: Abraham Inc.

Thursday, February 25, 2010

This klezmer funk collective will play Le Poisson Rouge tonight to celebrate the release of their new album. Download their boisterous track "Moskowitz Remix."

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