It's Track 2 of this 1994 CD, "Brave Old Hora," that opens the show every week.
An instrumental album of traditional klezmer tunes from the former violin player for The Klezmatics.
Punk meets klezmer; we caught this band live at the Bowery Ballroom and got hooked.
All-female klezmer outfit led by drummer Eve Sicular.
A classic. This 1994 album, with its open homoeroticism and its jazz, punk, and world music influences, spawned many imitators.
Clarinetist Margot Leverett combines klezmer and bluegrass traditions.
Klezmer meets experimental jazz on the Tzadik label, with Ben Goldberg on clarinet, Dan Seamans on bass, and Kenny Wollesen on drums. You've probably heard us play track 4.
From the great Masada series, led by John Zorn on alto sax, with Dave Douglas on trumpet, Greg Cohen on bass, and Joey Baron on drums. Track 4 gets heavy play.
Here Yale Strom combines Gypsy, jazz, Arabic, and Afro-Cuban music with traditional klezmer; we return again and again to some of these tracks.
Old school. We've been known to pull out his swingin' version of "Dayenu," on track 22.