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The Cracow Klezmer Band: Remembrance

Read "Remembrance" reviewed by Elliott Simon


This month, Krakow, Poland plays host to the world's top klezmer musicians as they take part in the city's 17th Jewish Cultural Festival. That a celebratory event of this magnitude occurs in a city that, prior to the Holocaust, was home to one of the most important Jewish cultural centers in Europe is evidence of this music's continued vitality. While much of klezmer's recent revival and consequent fruitful relationship with creative jazz has been fueled in the United States, bands ...

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The Cracow Klezmer Band: Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass

Read "Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass" reviewed by Eyal Hareuveni


John Zorn's Masada songbooks have surrendered themselves to many modern genres and styles--free jazz with the original Masada Quartet, contemporary improvised music with the Masada String Trio and the duo of Mark Feldman and Sylvie Courvoisier, 1970s electric fusion meets today's electronica with Electric Masada, power rock with Rashanim, and a dozen others in the various tributes to the first Masada songbook (Masada Guitars; Voices in the Wilderness; and The Unknown Masada, all Tzadik, 2003). But only now, with the ...


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