Klezmer Podcast with Keith Wolzinger

Keith Wolzinger began podcasting in 2006 with the KlezKanada Podcast series. Building on the success of that project, the Klezmer Podcast began in 2007, and seeks to expand the reach of the Klezmer/Jewish music experience. Keith is a founding member of the South Coast Simcha Band and appears on the band's recordings playing Trumpet/Flugelhorn.

Klezmer Podcast 114- Estelle Goldfarb

Klezmer podcast 114- Estelle Goldfarb. This episode features a two-part interview with Violinist Estelle Goldfarb.

Klezmer Podcast 107 – Nicole Borger (Klezmer4)

This episode features an interview with Nicole Borger of the group Klezmer4, based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Besides her own music, she is involved with the Brazilian Jewish Music Institute (Instituto Da Musica Judaica Brasil), and Kleztival, a Jewish music festival.

Klezmer Podcast 106 – Gaston Mohadeb

This episode features an interview with Gaston Mohadeb of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Gaston is the leader of Sherbamate Productora, which produces his bands Orquesta KEF and La Gypsy, among other acts.

Klezmer Podcast 105 – Shir

My interview guest on this episode is Ivor Goldberg of the band Shir, based in London, UK. Shir have released three albums, play in Klezmer, Israeli, and Sephardic styles, and sing in Hebrew, Yiddish, and Ladino.

Klezmer Podcast 104 – Daphna Sadeh

On this episode of the podcast my guest is Daphna Sadeh. Daphna is a musician and composer originally from Israel, and now living in the UK.

Klezmer Podcast 103 – Klezmer Kollectiv

Among the new crop of Klezmer bands in the UK is Klezmer Kollectiv. They’ve been spreading the joy to young audiences in clubs around the London area, and have garnered a loyal following.

Klezmer Podcast 102- Zebrina

Zebrina Klezmer Podcast 102- Zebrina. This episode features an interview with Jonathan Feldman, leader of Zebrina, a Toronto-based Klezmer/Jazz fusion band. Jonathan explains his Jazz roots and how he came to Klezmer through his association with John Zorn. The Jazz is straight-ahead, and be sure to check out Jonathan playing the Rhodes keyboard. Zebrina’s latest […]

Klezmer Podcast 101- Jenni Alpert

Klezmer Podcast 101- Jenni Alpert. On this episode we take a break from the Klezmer scene and go in a new direction, with Pop singer/songwriter Jenni Alpert. A Los Angeles native, Alpert has been writing her own material for quite some time. She has a smooth sound with a touch of jazz. The interview was […]

Klezmer Podcast 100 – Trans Siberian March Band

Trans Siberian March Band. Welcome to the 100th episode of Klezmer Podcast. Since it began in January 2007, I have met amazing musicians from around the world, and have made friends with so many of them.

Klezmer Podcast 99 – Heather Klein

Heather Klein. There is a growing number of Yiddish singers around the world these days, but there are only a handful performing Yiddish Art Song.

Klezmer Podcast 97 – Klezwoods

There are many bands sprouting up around Boston these days, and Klezwoods has been bringing their own style to the scene for a few years now. I sat down to visit with Sam Dechenne to get an idea of what is happening with the band. We also hear the track Egypt Trip from their latest album The 30th Meridian From Cairo To St. Petersburg With Love.

Klezmer Podcast 96 – Hankus Netsky

On this episode, I visit with Hankus Netsky of the New England Conservatory. We talk about his latest project, Eternal Echoes: Songs And Dances For The Soul, a collaboration with Itzhak Perlman and Cantor Yitzchak Meir Helfgot.hankus

Klezmer Podcast 95 – Shpilkes

Klezmer Podcast 95- Shpilkes. On my recent visit to Paris, France, I met up with Eleonore Biezunski of the band Shpilkes

Klezmic Zircus – Band News From Belgium

Klezmic Zirkus was formed in 2006 during the ‘Nuits Nomades’. At the very beginning of this music group from Liege (Belgium): the clarinettist Aurélie Charneux. It was her musical sensitivity for Klezmer music that has brought together the members of the group. The band quickly attracted notice thanks to its re-appropriation of the Klezmer genre. A condensation of virtuosity and madness, a festive energy without any concession…

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