Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Clarinet Klezmer

My loyal commentators offer good-natured raillery on the topic of clarinet klezmer.  But it's no joke.  A well-sourced Wiki traces it back to the 19th-Century European roots, and finds echoes in Gershwin and Benny Goodman.  Here's Giora Feldman, who played clarinet klezmer in Spielberg's Schindler's List:


But for something completely different, here's ukulele klezmer: 

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