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17 June 2011

Hot Pstromi in Poway July 9 at 7pm - Please come, and help us spread the word!

Yale Strom & Hot Pstromi*
*(Yale Strom, Elizabeth Schwartz & Jeff Pekarek)

in concert

Saturday, July 9, 2011 at 7:00pm

San Diego Folk Heritage Society
Templar's Hall, Old Poway Park
14134 Midland Road, Poway, CA 92064

This special klezmer event will present melodies of legendary klezmer musician Dave Tarras, "The Benny Goodman of Klezmer", and much more! Beloved Yiddish, klezmer and Hot Pstromi audience favorites from San Diego's legendary, world-renowned klezmers.

Strom will premiere his new biography, Dave Tarras: THE KING OF KLEZMER (with orchestrations by his longtime collaborator, bassist Jeff Pekarek). Yale will read some excerpts from the book and perform some of David Tarras's tunes that were never previously published. You'll be experiencing a night of memories and historic music that goes to the heart of Klezmer and Eastern European music.

Admission: $18 ($15 members)
Advance Ticket Sales: TicketWeb.com

15 June 2011

Klezmer Podcast 81- Isra-Alien

Klezmer Podcast 81- Isra-Alien. This episode features an interview with Gilad Ben-Zvi and Oren Neiman of the band Isra-Alien, from New York. They are a Guitar duo playing Mediterranean-influenced music on Nylon-string and Steel-string guitars. They have released a self-titled album, Isra-Alien. From the album we hear Santorini Sunsets.
Run time: 38:58.

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11 June 2011

Klezmer Podcast 80- Breslov Bar Band

Klezmer Podcast 80- Breslov Bar Band. This episode features an interview with Binyomin Ginzberg of Breslov Bar Band, based in the New York City area. The band has released a new album, titled Have No Fear. The band explores traditional and contemporary musical expressions of the Breslov Chassidim. We also listen to the track B'motzoei Yom Menucha from the album.
Run time: 21:52.