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Klezmer in the Americas at Benslow Music

Klezmer in the Americas at Benslow Music

3 June 2024


Benslow Music, Hitchin

Ibberson Way, Hitchin SG4 9RB, UK

Mid 20th century klezmer music in the Americas combined the sensibility of the old world with energy of the new. Ilana Cravitz (violin) and John Macnaughton (clarinet & saxophone) lead a band of some of the most in-demand musicians on the UK klezmer scene in an exploration of Jewish music played in the mid 20th century in north and South America. Featuring melodies written & recorded by Dave Tarras, Berel Stal, Ismael Czacket, Marty Levitt, the Muziker brothers, Sam Liberman, Sergio Feidman and more.

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