10th - 12th March 2017

International Klezmer Festival Fürth

& Jewish Music Today

Amsterdam Klezmer Band. Foto: © 2013, Fred van Diem

Amsterdam Klezmer Band (Netherlands)

Saturday 11th March, 7.30pm
Kulturforum Große Halle (no seating!)

Hot homemade Klezmer-Brass

Starting twenty years ago as a group of buskers playing traditional Yiddish party music on the streets, the Amsterdam Klezmer Band has evolved into an internationally celebrated band with a rock solid live reputation. The AKB reenergizes the sound of Klezmer and is not limited by traditions or expectations. In 2016, the AKB celebrates its twentieth anniversary with the release of a special album: Oyoyoy - the natural next step in the evolution of progressive Klezmer from Amsterdam.

Janfie van Strien clarinet
Job Chajes alto saxophone, vocals
Gijs Levelt trumpet
Theo van Tol accordion
Joop van der Linden trombone, percussion
Alec Kopyt vocals, percussion
Jasper de Beer double bass, banjo

www.amsterdamklezmerband.com 

Klezmerata Fiorentina. Foto: Alessandra Luppino

Italian emotion – musical perfection! Klezmerata Fiorentina was formed in May of 2005 with the purpose of developing a concert version of traditional Ukrainian-Jewish instrumental music, the family heritage of the group’s founder, Igor Polesitsky.

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Global Shtetl Band mit Gustavo Mendoza. Fotos: Manfred Schaller, ampteART

Here come the kings of Latino Klezmer! Bass player and frontman Markus Milian Müller, together with accordionist Bartek Stanczyk and percussionist Daniel Piccon, combine a variety of musical traditions from Bobov to Bogota. Flutist Gustavo Mendoza is their special guest from Columbia.

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Klezmeron. Foto: Hans-Joachim Winckler

Lively Klezmer evergreens in a traditional line-up! Klezmer is like life itself: full of different, varying moods and emotions, sometimes swinging from happiness to sadness within seconds. The restaurant offer a generous and delicious brunch buffet.

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Space Klezmer Goylem. Foto: privat

Goylem is an unusual musical phenomenon hailing from Oslos underground scene. With one foot rooted in traditional klezmer, the several other feet and limbs of this intergalactic folk ensemble are free to explore Nordic traditions, Balkan beat, Middle Eastern dance rhythms, psychedelic prog and sci-fi electronica.

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Klezmeron. Foto: privat

Lively Klezmer evergreens in a traditional line-up! Klezmer is like life itself: full of different, varying moods and emotions, sometimes swinging from happiness to sadness within seconds. The restaurant offer a generous and delicious brunch buffet.

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Klezmatics. Foto: Hans-Joachim Winckler

The superstars of the Klezmer universe celebrate their thirtieth anniversary! The Klezmatics are the band that changed the course of Jewish music history and the only Jewish music group to win a Grammy Award.

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