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Abraham Inc.

An unprecedented collaboration between three cultural visionaries: DAVID KRAKAUER, champion of klezmer music and world-class clarinetist; legendary funk trombonist and arranger FRED WESLEY, celebrated for his work with James Brown and George Clinton; and hip-hop renegade and beat architect SOCALLED – Abraham Inc. heralds a time when boundaries are eroding, mutual respect is presumed, and musical traditions can hit with full force without concession or appropriation. Backed by a three-piece horn section led by Wesley, plus musicians who collaborate frequently with Krakauer and Socalled – and the result is an all-out klezmer-funk dance party!


Album Review

Abraham Inc.: Together We Stand

Read "Together We Stand" reviewed by Chris M. Slawecki

"Ever since I formed Klezmer Madness! in the mid 1990's I've been exploring the possibilities of adding funk, jazz, and lately hip-hop influences to klezmer," explains David Krakauer, an expert clarinet voice in jazz, klezmer and classical music. So, when Krakauer learned during a 2005 tour with pianist, accordionist, singer, rapper, composer and producer Josh “Socalled" Dolgin that a friend of a friend was performing with Fred Wesley, the clarinetist determined to meet the trombone player to discuss exploring potential ...

Album Review

Abraham Inc: Tweet Tweet

Read "Tweet Tweet" reviewed by Mark F. Turner

Time and time again, artists from different backgrounds have found ways to connect and transcend cultural differences through music. This is clearly the case in the unique collaboration of Abraham Inc's Tweet Tweet , the first release from a touring band that blends Klezmer music, funk, hip hop and jazz into an infectious and eclectic stew. Abraham Inc's groove trinity was created in 2005 by clarinet virtuoso David Krakauer, who enlisted Canadian rapper/beat-master/multi-instrumentalist Josh Dolgin (aka Socalled), ...

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Performance / Tour

Abraham Inc. Performs In New York And DC Area on May 2 & 3, 2012

Abraham Inc. Performs In New York And DC Area on May 2 & 3, 2012

Source: Jensen Artists

Abraham Inc. is an unprecedented collaboration among three cultural visionaries – champion of Jewish klezmer music and world-class clarinetist David Krakauer, legendary funk trombonist and arranger Fred Wesley (known for his performances with James Brown, Funkadelic, Bootsy Collins, and many more), and hip-hop renegade Socalled. The multi-genre supergroup and a 10-piece cohort of their musical friends will be taking Abraham Inc. to New York and the Washington DC area for two performances in May 2012. On Wednesday, May 2 at ...



Download title track from Abraham Inc's new album Tweet Tweet

Download title track from Abraham Inc's new album Tweet Tweet

Source: Absolute Pitch PR

Abraham Inc—new album Tweet Tweet Abraham Inc. is a Klezmer-funk-jazz trio that has been breaking new musical ground. The trio consists of world-renowned Klezmer-jazz clarinetist David Krakauer who has teamed up with a Canadian hip hop producer Josh Dolgin (aka Socalled) and a jazz-funk trombonist from James Brown's band—Fred Wesley. Together they've produced a new album called Tweet Tweet (Pounding Table Records) that is truly unique. Jazz Times said about Abraham Inc's show at the Apollo Theater in 2008: “This ...



Recordings: As Leader | As Sideperson

Together We Stand

Table Pounding Records


Tweet Tweet

Table Pounding Records


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