Monthly Archives: September 2004

KlezKamp 20

At: The Hudson Valley Resort and Spa, Kerhonkson, New York
2004 marks the 20th edition of KlezKamp: The Yiddish Folk Arts
. And while this is our birthday celebration, KlezKampers are
the ones who receive the gifts.

Our theme, Doyres/Generations, explores how Yiddish culture and
KlezKamp is passed through generations featuring KlezKamp doyres:
Chana Mlotek and son Zalmen, mother/daughter Elaine Hoffman-Watts and
Susan Watts, Anita Norich and father Isaac, Pearl Sapoznik and son plus
others. Our anniversary gives us a chance to dip into our archives to
show rare classroom videos of beloved KlezKamp teachers no longer with
us, and to also issue a special commemorative 2-CD anthology highlighting
20 years of our incomparable staff concerts. more….

SIMSBURY PUBLIC LIBRARY Celebrates with Klezmer Music

as part of it’s celebration of the Isaac Bashevis Singer Centennial
presents a
Celebration of Klezmer Music
with Members of the Wholesale Klezmer Band
October 3, 2:00 PM
Family event
Free admission
Boy Scout Hall
Simsbury, Connecticut
Contact: Jackie Hemond (860) 658-7663, (860) 658-6732 (fax)
Members of the Wholesale Klezmer Band will be appearing at Boy Scout
Hall in Simsbury on Sunday, October 3rd at 2:00 p.m. The concert will
be for families and will last about an hour.

Tokyo String Quartet to honor Jews’ 350 Years in America

The Tokyo String Quartet theme for their 2004-2005 residency at the Y will be “Immigrant Composers”. Saturday, Oct. 23 at 8pm at the 92nd Street Y Tisch Center for the Arts starts a series of music by Jewish composers who fled the growing anti-Semitism of Nazi Germany and Austria for the US, and others. Alexander Zemlinsky (1871-1942), his brother in law, Arnold Schoenberg (1874-1951), Hanns Eisler (1898-1962), Gustav Mahler (1860-1911) will have works performed over the course of the series. Dates in the series also include Saturday Feb. 12 and Saturday, May 7. See the 92nd St. Y website for more details.

Music of Korngold, Brahms, Prokofiev

The 92nd Street Y Tisch Center for the Arts “Chamber Music at the Y” series, Tuseday Oct. 26 at 8pm. and Wed. Oct. 27 at 8pm.< /br>
Tickets $35..< /br>
Pianist Leon Fleisher joins violinists Jaime Laredo and Ida Kavafian and cellist Sharon Robins for Korngold’s Suite, Op. 23 (1930) which was written for two violins, cello and piano-left hand. With the addition of Jennifer Koh on violin and Ida Kavafian switching to viola, they will perform Brahms Piano Quintet in fi mine. Alo is Profkofiev’s Sonata in C major for two vilins by Laredo and Koh. < /br>

Second Annual Interfaith Symposium of Music

A Symposium of Psalms < /br>< /br>
Join the Jewish Music Commission of Los Angeles and the Beverly Hills
Presbyterian Church on November 7 2004 at the second annual city-wide interfaith symposium devoted to music. This year the Workshop (3:00 p.m) will explore the role of the Psalms, a fertile source of spiritual and cultural
inspiration in the Jewish, Protestant and Catholic faiths with presentations
and panel discussions by leading Los Angeles clergy, scholars and composers.
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Registration is required for the 3:00 p.m. Workshop and seating reservations
are highly recommended for the 7:30 p.m. Concert. For more information, call
310.271.5194 or visit… more info…

Homesick Songs by Golem

“Golem’s new CD, Homesick Songs, is a party in a box. A snapshot of shtetl
life through the filter of a much younger generation.

OCTOBER 24th at the Knitting Factory, Tribeca, NY, 8pm
Golem presents its new album, with an exciting bill of all new-generation
Jewish music: Juez, the Sarah Aroeste Band, and special guest Frank London
sitting in with Golem!


For the Yomim Norayim
Cantor Stephen Robbins
Cantor Lisa Levine
Cantor Lawrence Fine and the Belsize Square Synagogue (London) Choir
Cheif Cantor Shmuel Barzilai and the Vienna Choir Boy’s
with compositions by Salomon Sulzer

There are 9 1/2 hours of music now with more to come….
Visit us during the day for some beautiful music of the High Holidays
I will continue to update the station over the next several weeks, removing
selichot services after selichot to make room for Yom Kippur music.
Eventually there will be 15 hours of music. Once at that point, I will
change the playlist from CD mode, to a shuffle so there will be a variety of
Cantors during each hour of programing.

Rabbi Winston Weilheimer

MORE New York Jewish Music and Heritage Festival at Satalla

Satalla 37 W. 26th St
September 7, 2004. 8pm, $12

With lyrics in Greek, Spanish, Hebrew and Moroccan, SMADAR performs Moroccan Gypsy music with a unique Middle-Eastern sound. They will perform material from their brand-new release, “Smadar.” Members of the band are: Smadar Levi (vocals); Uri Sharlin (piano, accordion); Harel Shachal (saxophone); Pedro Da Silva (sitar, Portuguese guitar); Emanuel Mann (bass); Tomer Tzur (drums), and Ramzi Eldibi (darbuka)

10pm, $12
Matt Temkin’s Yiddishe Jame Band featuring Ashira

Hip version of songs in English written by Jews, rocking versions of Yiddish songs written about Jews, and soulful versions of Hebrew songs written for Jews – all sung by the stunning voices of the female vocal trio ASHIRA (Arianne Slack, Laura Lenes, and Leah Moss), and backed by the swinging MATT TEMKIN’S YIDDISHE JAM BAND (Dan Cousin, musical director).…

Toronto Jewish Folk Choir

The Toronto Jewish Folk Choir is accepting new members for its 2004-05 season. The SATB choir was featured at this year’s Ashkenaz Festival and begins rehearsals for the new season on Wednesday, September 29, 7:30 p.m. at the Morris Winchevsky Centre, 585 Cranbrooke Avenue (just east of Bathurst, five blocks north of Lawrence), Toronto. Interested new members are welcome to take part. For further information, call Jean Shek at 416-489-7681 or e-mail Howard Kaplan at .

Streams in the Desert

Cantor Aviva Rosenbloom, cantor for 29 years of Temple Israel of Hollywood, CA ( just released a new CD. It is a collection of songs written and adapted by Aviva, and available through SoundsWrite. Cantor Rosenbloom writes: “The songs are uplifting and empowering, especially for Jewish women.” :
Contact: or write to:
Cantor Aviva Rosenbloom
Temple Israel of Hollywood
7300 Hollywood Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90046

AMJ Concert in Switzerland

Chers amis,
J’ai le plaisir de vous annoncer:
Samedi 28 ao?04 ࠱8h:
une conf鲥nce de
Bertrand Kiefer, r餡cteur en chef de “M餥cine et Hygi讥”:
“Un malaise dans la compassion”
suivie d’un repas d’apr賠les recettes du Dr Patrick Ruedin
et d’un concert de
Hotegeklezt “klezmer duo”
Itzik Lechtman (accord鯮) & Michel Borzykowski (saxophone)
H? de Mauvoisin (pr賠de Verbier, Valais, Suisse)
R鳥rvations: tel 027 778 11 30 ou
Au plaisir de vous y rencontrer…
Michel Borzykowski
site klezmer:
site AMJ:

Lox & Vodka

Lox & Vodka is thrilled to be part of the Jewish-American Festival
Reunion!!! on Monday, September 6.
3:00 at Hopkins Plaza, Baltimore, Maryland. With an 8 piece band, great horns, awesome rhythm section, top notch vocal harmonies, sing-a-long, clap-a-long and dancing. Admission is $3 per person, and children under 12 come free. More….