Live!: The Thirteenth Anniversary Album

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All Music Guide - Bob Tarte
True to their name, the Klezmer Conservatory Band are preservationists rather than innovators in this concert recording of klezmer classics from the 1920s through the '50s. For Live!: The Thirteenth Anniversary Album arrangements are updated for modern tastes while remaining true to the heyday of the Yiddish big bands -- meaning that the anachronisms don't really become intrusive until the group has established an affable enough presence that almost any cornball transgressions can be forgiven. The well-paced, revue-style show, intentionally or not, highlights the contributions of klezmer to mainstream American music. The obvious example, Ziggy Elman's "And the Angels Sing," ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Bob Tarte
True to their name, the Klezmer Conservatory Band are preservationists rather than innovators in this concert recording of klezmer classics from the 1920s through the '50s. For Live!: The Thirteenth Anniversary Album arrangements are updated for modern tastes while remaining true to the heyday of the Yiddish big bands -- meaning that the anachronisms don't really become intrusive until the group has established an affable enough presence that almost any cornball transgressions can be forgiven. The well-paced, revue-style show, intentionally or not, highlights the contributions of klezmer to mainstream American music. The obvious example, Ziggy Elman's "And the Angels Sing," fits effortlessly between a cut from a 1926 Yiddish operetta and the traditional "Russian Sher."
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 11/12/1993
  • Label: Rounder / Umgd
  • UPC: 011661312524
  • Catalog Number: 613125
  • Sales rank: 199,934

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Klezmer Conservatory Band Primary Artist
Obin Miller Flute, Piccolo
Gary Bohan Cornet
Judy Bressler Tambourine, Vocals
Merryl Goldberg Alto Saxophone, Baritone Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone
James Guttmann Bass
Mark Hamilton Trombone
Evan Harlan Piano, Accordion
Hankus Netsky Piano, Accordion, Alto Saxophone
Mimi Rabson Flute, Violin, Piccolo
Grant Smith Percussion, Drums
Ilene Stahl Clarinet
Jeff Warschauer Banjo, Guitar, Mandolin, Tenor Banjo
Technical Credits
Ziggy Elman Composer
Molly Picon Lyricist
George B. Hicks Producer, Engineer
Jacob Jacobs Lyricist
Johnny Mercer Composer, Lyricist
Toby Mountain Mastering
Hankus Netsky Director, Producer
Jeff Warschauer Arranger
Ruven Lifshutz Lyricist
Israel Rosenberg Lyricist
Sholom Secunda Composer
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