The Budapest Klezmer Band, founded in 1990 as an experimental klezmer music, performs traditional klezmer tunes and songs with eastern influences mixed with classic, swing and jazz elements. The band writes most of the songs themselves, but also reinterprets traditional Jewish and Eastern European songs. Listen for snippets of Grieg and Kachaturian in a few of their pieces. The featured recording is their second release.
Current members of the Budapest Klezmer Band:
- Ferenc Jávori - band leader, composer and arranger - piano, vocal
- Bence Gazda - violin, vocal
- István Kohán - clarinet, bass clarinet
- Gábor Tamás - trombone, vocal
- Anna Nagy - accordion
- Gábor Kiss - double-bass
- Végh Balázs - drums, percussion
Track list:1. A hejmishe Bulgar
3. Overture - Fiddler on the Roof
4. Sabbat Prayer - Fiddler on the Roof
5. Mazel tov
10. Firen di mehetonem aheym
11. Majn Jingele
12. Di Mamme is gegangen
13. Gasn Nigun
14. The Train 7:40
Sources: Wikipedia (German), Budapest Klezmer Band Official Web Site.
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