Archive for December, 2012

Entry “Jazz” in Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture

Sunday, December 30th, 2012

EJGK III cover

Jazz. In: Enzyklopädie jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur (Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture) Vol. 3, ed. Dan Diner. Stuttgart: Verlag J.B. Metzler, 2012: 173-79.

Metzler Verlag

Andrea Pancur and Ilya Shneyveys, Alpen Klezmer

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

Alpen Klezmer Cover

Andrea Pancur and Ilya Shneyveys
Alpen Klezmer
Available January, 2013
Website

Ground-breaking collaboration between singer, Andrea Pancur (Munich; Federmentsh, modern klezmer quartet), and multi-instrumentalist and arranger, Ilya Shneyveys (Riga; Forshpil, Queen Esther Klezmer Trio), fusing Yiddish and Bavarian traditions.

Received the Ruth Prize for World Music at the TFF Rudolstadt Festival, July 2014. Festival page

Features an international cast of musicians including:
Joel Rubin
Lorin Sklamberg (Klezmatics)
Alan Bern (Other Europeans, Brave Old World)
Stofferl Well (Biermösl Blosn)
Evi Heigl (Schwäbische Wirtshausmusikanten, Hürbener Ballorchester)
Deborah Strauss (Strauss/Warschauer Duo)
Johannes Paul Grässer (Rumeynishe Fantasien, modern klezmer quartet, Sher on a Shier)
Franka Lampe (Schikker Wi Lot, modern klezmer quartet, Andrea Pancur’s Federmentsh, Sher on a shier)
Daniel Kahn (Painted Bird)
Andreas Schmitges (Tickle in the Heart, Klezmer Alliance)
Markus Milian Müller (Global Shtetl Band, Andrea Pancur’s Federmentsh, Duo Palavres, Brian Bender’s Little Shop of Horas)
Alex Haas (modern klezmer quartet)
Martin Lidl (Fei Scho, Les Derhosn)
Anschi Hacklinger (Fei Scho)
Stefan Straubinger (SpuimaNovas, Tentaculum, Die Straubinger, Straubinger Rasselbande )
Zither-Manä.

Seeking clarinet students for Saarburger Serenaden

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Poster

Internationally renowned klezmer clarinetist Joel Rubin will be teaching at the Saarburg Internationales Festival der klassischen Musik/International Festival of Classical Music, July 15-27, 2013 in Saarburg, Germany. For more information visit: www.saarburgfestival.de, info@saarburgserenaden.de.

Application deadline is January 15, 2013.

Arkady Gendler, Yidishe Lider (with notes by Joel Rubin)

Friday, December 28th, 2012

Arkady Gendler Cover

Arkady Gendler
Yidishe Lider
Golden Horn Records 2012
GHP 038-2

Released in September, 2012, this CD lovingly documents the songs and singing of Ukranian-Jewish nonagenarian Arkady Gendler. Produced and arranged by Christian Dawid with notes by Dawid, Janina Wurbs, and Joel Rubin.

More info on CD