Klezmer Podcast

Klezmer Podcast


Latest Episodes

Klezmer Podcast 62- Shetl Band Amsterdam
April 09, 2020

On this episode I am very pleased to welcome Michiel Ockeloen (Accordion) of Shtetl Band Amsterdam. He talks about discovering Klezmer music, his experience at KlezKanada, and performing original songs in a traditional style.

Klezmer Podcast 134- Louisa Lyne
December 15, 2017

Yiddish and Klezmer from Sweden     Klezmer Podcast 134- Louisa Lyne. Louisa Lyne is a wonderful Yiddish singer from Malmo, Sweden. She performs with her group Di Yiddishe Kapelye and have been on the scene for several years.

Klezmer Podcast 133- Ori Kaplan of Balkan Beat Box
July 23, 2017

Balkan Beat Box In Hollywood   Klezmer Podcast 133- Ori Kaplan of Balkan Beat Box. Balkan Beat Box was back in Los Angeles and put on a wonderful show. Ori Kaplan was kind enough to spend a few minutes with me before the show to talk about the latest h...

Klezmer Podcast 132- Amos Hoffman and Yale Strom
June 02, 2017

 The Desert Caravan Concert featuring Amos Hoffman and Noam Lemish This episode features and interview with Amos Hoffman and Yale Strom, just prior to the Desert Caravan concert at San Diego State University on April 12, 2017. A Guitar and Oud player,

Klezmer Podcast 131- Mike Anklewicz of KlezFactor
December 07, 2016

New Album Europa From KlezFactor Mike Anklewicz is a well-known Toronto area musician and composer, and leader of KlezFactor. His latest album Europa is a collection of original Jazz-infused compositions recorded by band members in both Canada and Germ...

Klezmer Podcast 130- David Krakauer and Fred Wesley of Abraham, Inc.
November 16, 2016

Funk Meets Hip-Hip Meets Klezmer Clarinetist David Krakauer and DJ Socalled have been great musical collaborators for many years. But the move to add Trombonist Fred Wesley sent them on a new trajectory to a new sonic landscape. Abraham Inc.

Klezmer Podcast 129- Paul Green
May 25, 2016

Klezmer Meets Jazz This episode features an interview with Clarinetist Paul Green, who has released a new album of Jazz/Klezmer, Music Coming Together. Green does a great job of blending the two genres, particularly on the Klezmer tunes Der Gasn Nigun ...

Klezmer Podcast 128- Lenka Lichtenberg
April 04, 2016

Yiddish Music From Genghis Cohen Lenka Lichtenberg is a vocalist based in Toronto, Canada and is always finding new ways to create Jewish music. Her latest album, Yiddish Journey, takes us on another musical adventure.

Klezmer Podcast 127- Sasha Margolis
December 13, 2015

Klezmer From New York Sasha Margolis is the Violinist of the band Big Galut(e) of New York City. They have released a self-titled debut album, consisting of traditional Klezmer tunes, along with some originals,

Klezmer Podcast 126- Alicia Svigals
November 05, 2015

Alicia Svigals Klezmer Violin Alicia Svigals Alicia Svigals is a New York- based Violinist who has been a fixture in Jewish music since the early days of the Klezmer Revival. I met up with Alicia after her workshop/concert at the New York Klezmer Serie...