The Yankles

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David R. Brooks makes his feature-length debut with the indie sports comedy The Yankles. In this fish-out-of-water story, a former major-league baseball player struggles to find redemption from his troubled reputation until joining forces with the Yankles, an upstart yeshiva baseball team heavy on heart but short on skills. The soundtrack features traditional klezmer sounds performed here by the Los Angeles-based ensemble Golden State Klezmers ("Der Yid in Palestine"), plus a soulful take by New Jersey-based vocalist Joshua Nelson and his Kosher Gospel Singers ("Hinei Ma Tov"), alongside an original score composed by Eddie Hernandez that blends Jewish folk music with funk ("Klezmer Hop") for an appropriately old world...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
David R. Brooks makes his feature-length debut with the indie sports comedy The Yankles. In this fish-out-of-water story, a former major-league baseball player struggles to find redemption from his troubled reputation until joining forces with the Yankles, an upstart yeshiva baseball team heavy on heart but short on skills. The soundtrack features traditional klezmer sounds performed here by the Los Angeles-based ensemble Golden State Klezmers ("Der Yid in Palestine"), plus a soulful take by New Jersey-based vocalist Joshua Nelson and his Kosher Gospel Singers ("Hinei Ma Tov"), alongside an original score composed by Eddie Hernandez that blends Jewish folk music with funk ("Klezmer Hop") for an appropriately old world meets new world experience.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 6/5/2012
  • Label: Mvd Visual
  • UPC: 760137538820
  • Catalog Number: 5388
  • Sales rank: 357,111

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Fading Back (2:43)
  2. 2 Opening Theme (2:31)
  3. 3 Moishele (0:48)
  4. 4 Charlie Gets Out (1:00)
  5. 5 Freedom Takes a Swing (1:38)
  6. 6 Yiddia Theater Medley (0:32)
  7. 7 Kishenever Shtikele (0:38)
  8. 8 Der Yid In Palestine - Golden State Klezmers (3:39)
  9. 9 New Hora (0:29)
  10. 10 Klezmer Hop (2:19)
  11. 11 Shmedley - Golden State Klezmers (3:30)
  12. 12 Hinei Ma Tov - The Kosher Gospel Singers (5:05)
  13. 13 Abisele Mazel, Pt. 1 (1:48)
  14. 14 Bima Boy - Zev Brooks (2:30)
  15. 15 Tumbalalaika - Benzion Miller (2:38)
  16. 16 Chiribim Chiribom - Zev Brooks (0:51)
  17. 17 Klezmer Rock (1:58)
  18. 18 School Bus Funk (0:29)
  19. 19 Walk On (0:29)
  20. 20 Serba Slanic - Golden State Klezmers (3:09)
  21. 21 Abisele Mazel, Pt. 2 (1:01)
  22. 22 Doina/Wake Up Bulgar - Golden State Klezmers (3:51)
  23. 23 Shalom Aleichem - Chris Hardin (1:21)
  24. 24 Rundown (0:24)
  25. 25 We Tried (0:28)
  26. 26 Freilach Fun Der Chupe - Golden State Klezmers (2:36)
  27. 27 Moishele-Stolyar - Golden State Klezmers (3:22)
  28. 28 Ending Theme (Der Alter Nigun) (0:38)
  29. 29 Sweeter Than Kosher Wine - Zev Brooks (2:29)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Eddie Hernandez Primary Artist, Guitar, Harmonica, Percussion, Electric Bass
Alberto Mizrahi Vocals
Richard Bernard Guitar, Mandolin
Miamon Miller Violin
Isaac Sadigursky Accordion
Eric Turner Electric Guitar
Dan Weinstein Trombone, Trumpet
Naftali Herstik Vocals
Zinovy Goro Clarinet
Benzion Miller Vocals
Chris Hardin Piano
Mitch Ross Drums
Lisa Nelson Background Vocals
Joshua Nelson Piano, Vocals
Vic Koler Contrabass (Vocal)
Jeremiah Williams Background Vocals
Corey Cofield Bass
Chad Thorne Background Vocals
Zev Brooks Acoustic Guitar, Vocals
Robert Strickler Background Vocals
Robert Friedowitz Background Vocals
Peter Bussey Contrabass (Vocal)
Noel Sagerman Drums
Neta Lee Shoshani Background Vocals
Naor Shoshani Background Vocals
Technical Credits
Adam Moseley Engineer
Eric Turner Composer, Lyricist, Whistle
Eddie Hernandez Arranger, Composer, Musical Director
Zinovy Goro Arranger, Orchestration
Patrick Miller Engineer
Joshua Nelson Arranger
Dale Becker Mastering
David R. Brooks Producer
Zev Brooks Composer, Lyricist, Producer
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