Archive for June, 2009

Sol Sajn: Jiddische Musik in Deutschland und ihre Einflüsse

Monday, June 15th, 2009

Sol Sajn CD cover

Sol Sajn:
Jiddische Musik in Deutschland und ihre Einflüsse
(Yiddish Music in Germany and Its Influences), volumes 1-4.
Various Artists
(Büchergilde/Bear Family, 2009)

This comprehensive 12-CD anthology in four volumes by Alan Bern contains numerous live and studio performances by Joel Rubin in volumes 2-4.

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“What A Jew Means in This Time”: Naftule Brandwein, Dave Tarras and the Shifting Aesthetics in the Contemporary Klezmer Landscape

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Conney Conference – About

“What A Jew Means in This Time”:
Naftule Brandwein, Dave Tarras and the Shifting Aesthetics in the Contemporary Klezmer Landscape
In: Proceedings of the 2007 Conney Conference on Jewish Arts. Practicing Jews: Art, Identity, and Culture
Published online by the University of Wisconsin-Madison Libraries’ Office of Scholarly Communication and Publishing in collaboration with Wendt Library, 2009

Link to article text and audio examples

“Like a string of pearls”: Brass instruments in Jewish instrumental klezmer music

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009

Early Twentieth Century Brass Idioms CD cover

Like a String of Pearls [pdf]

“Like a string of pearls”: Brass instruments in Jewish instrumental klezmer music
In: Studies in Jazz 58: Early Twentieth-Century Brass Idioms: Art, Jazz, and Other Popular Traditions, ed. Howard T. Weiner
(series editors Dan Morgenstern and Edward Berger, Institute of Jazz Studies, Rutgers – The State University of New Jersey)
Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press 2009: 77-102

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