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4th Ward Afro-Klezmer Orchestra: East Atlanta Passover Stomp

Read "East Atlanta Passover Stomp" reviewed by Raul d'Gama Rose


Close to a century ago, Egyptologists, chief among them Cheikh Anta Diop, suggested that there was only one race: The Human Race. The Diaspora scattered from the Rift Valley and the rest, as they say, is, well, nations with severely controlled borders. Music and radio--before the advent of the record--broke some of that down, but most cultures were downright silly enough to box in the various musical dialects. Still, the Afro-American musician and the Yiddish-American musician have often crossed over ...


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