At 21:05 (9:05 pm) on 4 September, 2016, BR2 (Bayerischer Rundfunk) will broadcast in its show “radioMitschnitt” a 55-minute broadcast of excerpts from 5 concerts from the 2016 International Klezmer Festival in Fürth, Germany, featuring Veretski Pass and Joel Rubin, the Greenman/Rubin/Bern trio, Shtetl Band Amsterdam and others.
Great reviews from performances by the Greenman/Rubin/Bern trio and Veretski Pass with Joel Rubin at the International Klezmer Festival in Fürth, Germany from March 2016:
Nürnberger Nachrichten, 7 March 2016 more...
5-Star review of the project Poyln: A Gilgul in the influential magazine Songlines by Simon Broughton with Veretski Pass:
Nice article about 10th anniversary of Klezmer at UVA Klezmer and visit by Sasha Lurje and Ilya ShneyveysThursday, April 21st, 2016
Very nice portrait about my 10 years running the UVA Klezmer Ensemble and my project with my guest artists Sasha Lurje and Ilya Shneyveys from Riga, Latvia via Berlin:
Nice feature on the anthology Chekhov’s Band: Eastern European Klezmer Music from the EMI Archives 1908-1913 by Jordan Kutzik in the Yiddish-language Forward/Forverts from October 22, 2015:
Nice article about my work from the Aargauer Zeitung (Schweiz am Sonntag) in Switzerland from June 25, 2015: more...
Article in the Detroit Metro Times about the concert and workshop we did in Detroit with R2G (Joel Rubin, Pete Rushefsky, Steve Greenman) and Daniel Kahn and the Painted Bird.
Article by Dan Pine from the N. California jweekly.com:
Article on upcoming Toronto concert at the Music Gallery on March 2, 2013.
New article on Yiddish Summer Weimar and klezmer in contemporary Germany (11 January, 2012):
Joel Rubin and Uri Caine’s duo project Azoy Tsu Tsveyt was chosen by exclaim.ca as one of 10 favorites in the category Improv & Avant-Garde for 2011 exclaim.ca Then go to page 2 for the review.
Article by George Robinson in the Jewish Week announcing the concert by Joel Rubin and Pete Rushefsky on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at the Sixth Street Community Synagogue.
Article on hasidic clarinetist Chilik Frank by Binyomin Ginzberg Jewish Daily Forward Aug. 26, 2011
Roots Music: A Lower East Side concert in memory of Dave Tarras, who helped invent klezmer
Alexander Gelfand, April 15, 2010, Tablet: A New Read on Jewish Life more...
Remembering the clarinetist who sparked the klez revival.
Thursday, March 18, 2010 more...
The Arts: Playback
George Robinson, Hadassah Magazine, December 2008 Vol. 90 No. 4 more...
Cville, Charlottesville News & Arts – Trilling Sounds: The “seriously joyous” melodies of the UVA Klezmer EnsembleTuesday, November 27th, 2007
Trilling Sounds: The “seriously joyous” melodies of the UVA Klezmer Ensemble
John Ruscher, Cville: Charlottesville News & Arts, Issue #19.48, 11/27/2007 – 12/03/2007 more...
UVA Magazine, Summer 2007 more...
Texts and Tunes: Klezmer From The 16th to The 21st Century
Seth Rogovoy, Berkshire Jewish Voice, Apr. 27-June 4, 2007 more...
Reviving Klezmer Music: Rubin is Scholar and Performer of this Centuries-Old Tradition
UVA Today, January 30, 2007 more...
Jewish Daily Forward – A shmues mitn mayster-klezmer Joel Rubin (A conversation with the klezmer master Joel Rubin)Saturday, June 15th, 2002
A shmues mitn mayster-klezmer Joel Rubin (A conversation with the klezmer master Joel Rubin)
(Forverts/Jewish Daily Forward, Vol. CV, No. 31,387, 05/04/02)