THE
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("We play for weddings, bnei mitzva, or circumcisions -- on the cutting edge of Jewish music.")

 

WILL COME TO YOUR SIMCHA

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We are amateur musicians who play the nigunim of the shtetlach -- the melodies from the little towns of the old country. It is "Fiddler on the Roof" type of music, but the real, echtige thing, not ersatz broadway

Sadly, the group disbanded when Zvi moved to southern California. It would be nice to revive it. If you live in the San Diego area - or in Connecticut near Hartford - and you love the music, send me e-mail .  Enthusiasm is more imporant than talent (though talent doesn't hurt either.)  If you want a lot of money and nubile youths of your gender preference throwing themselves at your feet -  we can't help you.   But if you love Jewish soul music - we're your band.

Zvi will do a strolling fiddler gig. He asks for no money for himself but would like a donation to the Israeli Philoharmonic Orchestra be made in return.

 

 


 

You'll be able hear what we sound like by downloading these MP3s (when I upload them).

Mein Shtetle Yass

Bulgars

Hora and Tanz

Volech


 

Want to learn more about Klezmer music? Want to hear more of the songs? Want links to other Klezmer groups and websites. Want to become a Klezmer yourself and enjoy all the fame, wealth, and groupies which accrue to this status????? (Just don't ask how much that is.)

YOU TOO CAN BECOME A KLEZMER MUSICIAN -- CLICK ON THE KLEZMER MUSIC PAGE (to be uploaded) to find out how.

 


WANT TO LISTEN TO GOOD KLEZMER - HERE ARE TWO YOU-TUBE RECORDINGS:

Yitzhok Perlman playing Klezmer

Rob Reich playing Klezmer

 


 

 

ZVI'S ARTICLES:
 
 

  Yitzhok Perlman Kelef Klezmerpuppy  

ZVI THE FIDDLER

 
 
 

 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
JESUS FREAKS -- DON'T CLICK HERE
 

 

 

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