Posts Tagged ‘ klezmatics ’

Rav Yehuda Gets His Groove On

October 14, 2013

“Said Rav Yehuda: Even silence has its rules,” announces spoken word poet Jake Marmer at the start of his new album, Hermeneutic Stomp. Between his rhythmic poem-spitting and the frantic, tight, dazzling grooves of his backing band, Marmer’s voice becomes one instrument in a massive silence-smashing symphony. The poet is by far…

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New Year’s Resolutions in the 1940s

September 19, 2011

Woody Guthrie, the American singer-songwriter, might not have been Jewish himself, but he’s been an avid…

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