Klezmer Podcast 124- San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir



    Klezmer Podcast 124- San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir Kochi: A Musical Journey Celebrating The History Of The Jews In India This episode features an interview with Ruth Weber, Director of the San Diego Jewish Men’s Choir. Their latest album, Kochi,  was released today, and blends Jewish and Indian music. This is a new …


Klezmer Podcast 123- Litvakus



Klezmer From Belarus Klezmer Podcast 123- Litvakus. This episode features an interview with Zisl Slepovitch of the new band Litvakus, from Brooklyn. They have just released their first album Raysn- The Music of Jewish Belarus. Zisl is a great musician, singer, musicologist, and Yiddishist. Originally from Minsk, Belarus, he brings the music of that region …


Klezmer Podcast 122- Zebrina



Klezmer Jazz From Canada Klezmer Podcast 122- Jonathan Feldman. From Ashkenaz Festival, Jonathan Feldman and Zebrina performed music from their latest album Hamidbar Medaber. Here, Jonathan talks about the album and more about the band. We hear the track Higher Power. Run time: 30:00.


Klezmer Podcast 121- Simja Dujov



Simja Dujov Klezmer, Gypsy, Cumbia, Surf, etc.   Klezmer Podcast 121- Simja Dujov. Another episode from the 2014 Ashkenaz Festival, my guest is Simja Dujov of Argentina. There is a diverse Jewish music scene there, and Dujov pushes the limits with his DJ mix of Klezmer, Gypsy, Cumbia, and Surf music. He puts on a …


Klezmer Podcast 120- Steven Greenman



Klezmer Violinist Steven Greenman Klezmer Podcast 120- Steven Greenman. This episode features an interview with Violinist Steven Greenman. Steven is a long time Klezmer musician who is also a master of Gypsy/Roma and Classical music. Here Steven speaks about his recent projects such as a collaboration with Chinese Pipa artist Gao Hong. He also performs …


Klezmer Podcast 119- Zion80



Zion80 at Ashkenaz Festival   Klezmer Podcast 119- Jon Madof. Continuing with the series from the Ashkenaz Festival in Toronto, my guest is Jon Madof of the band Zion80 from New York City. The powerhouse 11-member band plays Afrobeat influenced Carlbach repertoire. We hear the track Asher Bara from their self-titled album Zion80. Run time: …


Klezmer Podcast 118- David Buchbinder



David Buchbinder at Ashkenaz Festival 2014   Klezmer Podcast 118- David Buchbinder. Canadian Trumpeter Devid Buchbinder returns to Klezmer Podcast as part of my series from the 2014 Ashkenaz Festival in Toronto. David is involved in several projects, and his Odessa/Havana group has released their second album, Walk To The Sea, a continuation of his …


Klezmer Podcast 117- Briga



Klezmer At Ashkenaz 2014     Klezmer Podcast 117: Briga This episode begins a series of interviews made during the Ashkenaz Festival 2014 held in Toronto. My guest on this episode is Brigitte Briga Dajczer of the band Briga, based in Montreal. She has released several albums to date, and here we listen to Filipovtsi …


Klezmer Podcast 116- Isle Of Klezbos



Klezmer in New York City   Klezmer Podcast 116- Isle Of Klezbos. This Podcast episode features Eve Sicular of the Isle Of Klezbos, based in New York City. Their latest album is Live From Brooklyn, and features a wide range of Klezmer styles, from traditional to jazz and reggae. The band has a lot of …


Klezmer Podcast 115- Golem



Klezmer Podcast 115- Golem. This episode features an interview with Annette Ezekiel Kogan of the band Golem. The band has released a new album, Tanz, and we hear the title track. Run time: 23:40.