NY Klezmer Series Presents: Allen Watsky’s Djangle Box Project
Tuesday May 20 at 7:30pm
Stephen Wise Free Synagogue
30 W. 68th St., New York, New York 10023
5:30 – 7pm – Instrumental Klezmer Workshop $25
7:30 – 9ish – Concert $15
9 – 9:45 Klezmer Jam Session
Full Night Pass $35
Djangle Box Project plays a combination of original compositions by Al Watsky, and traditional melodies.
They explore the intersections of Eastern European, Middle Eastern, Roma, Yiddish, dance, trance and Jazz.
Allen Watsky is widely known over the past years for being the funky guitarist behind David Krakauer, Fred Wesley and DJ Socalled’s ”Abraham Inc.” Project. He’s toured as well with Krakauer’s Klezmer Madness and Josh Dolgin’s groups, as well as many other projects. He has been in the klezmer scene for years, attending Klez Kamp, Klez Kanada and other workshops. He has been a professional musician for decades and is also known as one of the finest Luthiers in the business.
Here he will be presenting selections from an upcoming CD with a fantastic group of musicians.
We’re Eclectic, Not Electric !
Al Watsky – guitar
With David Licht – percussion,
Brian Glassman – double bass,
Marty Fogel – horns
Billy Newman -classical guitar.