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Sunday, June 26 • 1:20pm - 2:30pm
Nu, What's Klezmer?

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Most of us have heard the European Jewish celebratory music that is now called klezmer. And some of us have heard music masquerading as klezmer. This session will explain the key characteristics of this Jewish roots music, featuring important klezmer recordings from the past 111 years and informative anecdotes about crucial klezmer musicians and bands. (Dancing is welcome and perhaps inevitable, but please not during the anecdotes.)

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Andy Muchin

Andy Muchin hosts Sounds Jewish, a syndicated weekly radio show on Mississippi Public Broadcasting Music Radio and Radio-J.com. He has written about Jewish music and culture for publications including the Forward, J-Weekly and Moment Magazine, and given presentations about Jewish music for two Bay Area Limmud programs, as well as synagogue and community groups. After serving as interim director of the 29th Jewish Music Festival and cultural... Read More →


Sunday June 26, 2016 1:20pm - 2:30pm
SC2086 Dry Creek Valley

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