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Life is like playing a violin solo in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. — Samuel Butler (1835-1902)

Here is virtuoso Itzak Perlman finding his way into Klezmer with the Klezmatics (don’t miss magic minute 7):

I did a fun Christmas exercise for Spotlight: A Great Christmas

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  1. Once again, I love this video: so joyous and warm! it’s extraordinary how they all communicate with their instruments, their voices, their eyes, their whole bodies! and they all seem to have such fun! they are a joy to look at and listen to! Have a very merry christmas Anne!

  2. Thank you, Betty and Alice, happy holidays to you!
    Listening to this I was again struck by the similarities between klezmer and other musical traditions: Turkish, Roma, Ukrainian… Wie share deep roots, even if each cultural group makes them very much their own. Note: I neglected to say that the Klezmer Conservatory Band are the ones that start off this video.

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