Radical Yiddish Song with Daniel Kahn
October 31, 2016

Avi speaks with musician Daniel Kahn (“Verfremdungsklezmer = Radical Yiddish Song + Punk Cabaret + Gothic American Folk + Klezmer Danse”) at the Ashkenaz festival in Toronto. The meaning(s) of Yiddish culture, the notion of a klezmer revival, connections with Jewish history and the Shoah, essentialized idendities, kaddish/kiddush music, and more. (Air date: September 2008)

Click here to listen.

Check out Daniel Kahn at: www.paintedbird.net

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Brass Machers
April 1, 2013

Here are two new music podcasts first aired in February and March 2013 on CFRC 101.9fm’s “Coney Island of the Mic” hosted by DJ Grenadier. Both shows feature s fiery collection of brass music – funk, new orleans, marching band, balkan, klezmer, jazz, calypso – and the first includes an interview with Stefanie Brendler, baritone player in the Seattle-based band “Bucharest Drinking Team”.

If you live in the Northwest and want to learn the french horn, check out Stefanie’s website: brasscurious.info

Links:
Brass Machers, Show #1
Brass Machers, Show #2

Episode 2: Daniel Kahn interview
September 25, 2008

Avi speaks with musician Daniel Kahn (“Verfremdungsklezmer = Radical Yiddish Song + Punk Cabaret + Gothic American Folk + Klezmer Danse”) at the Ashkenaz festival in Toronto. The meaning(s) of Yiddish culture, the notion of a klezmer revival, connections with Jewish history and the Shoah, essentialized idendities, kaddish/kiddush music, and more.

Click here to listen.

Check out Daniel Kahn at: www.paintedbird.net