Shvaygn = Toyt

Shvaygn = Toyt

by The Klezmatics
     
 

Unafraid of shameless schmaltz when it suits the cause of raising an aorta-busting ruckus, these New Yorkers recognize the bent nature of the tunes they cover, playing up the hokey woodblock percussion on the galloping "Tantst Yidelekh" or altering the last verse of "Ale Brider" (We're All Brothers) to "We're all gay, like Jonathan and King David." Making fun of… See more details below

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Unafraid of shameless schmaltz when it suits the cause of raising an aorta-busting ruckus, these New Yorkers recognize the bent nature of the tunes they cover, playing up the hokey woodblock percussion on the galloping "Tantst Yidelekh" or altering the last verse of "Ale Brider" (We're All Brothers) to "We're all gay, like Jonathan and King David." Making fun of tradition can be a means of honoring the past -- but lest one still think they're sentimentalists at heart, the Klezmatics uncork a healthy dose of rage in an anarchic rendition of the Israeli song "Bilvovi" that will send the relatives running from the room.

Product Details

Release Date:
05/13/2003
Label:
Rounder / Umgd
UPC:
0011661322424
catalogNumber:
613224
Rank:
151005

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Album Credits

Performance Credits

Klezmatics   Primary Artist
Charlie Berg   Percussion
Matt Darriau   Saxophone
David Licht   Drums
Frank London   Trumpet
Takaaki Masuko   Percussion
Paul Morrissett   Bass
Vinnie Nobile   Trombone
Marcus Rojas   Tuba
Lorin Sklamberg   Piano,Accordion,Vocals
Jeanne Snodgrass   Trumpet
Alicia Svigals   Violin
Marshall Sealy   French Horn
David Harris   Trombone
Kurt Bjorling   Clarinet

Technical Credits

Klezmatics   Text
Charlie Berg   Arranger
Matt Darriau   Arranger
David Licht   Arranger
Frank London   Arranger,Text
Takaaki Masuko   Arranger
Paul Morrissett   Arranger
Vinnie Nobile   Arranger
Marcus Rojas   Arranger
Lorin Sklamberg   Arranger,Text
Jeanne Snodgrass   Arranger
Alicia Svigals   Arranger
Marshall Sealy   Arranger
Alollo Trehorn   Liner Notes
David Harris   Arranger
Alfons Steffens   Engineer
Cornela Wuppermann   Cover Design
Borkowsky Akbar   Critic
Kurt Bjorling   Arranger

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