Leverett and her Klezmer Mountain Boys … with Jorma Kaukonen, Hazel Dickens and more!
At last I can spill the beans! I've been biting my tongue to keep from kvelling about this recording for ages. I should have realized that if anyone could bring Jorma into the klezmer fold, it would be the persuasive, astonishing, and ever klezmerdich Ms. Leverett. (My very first CD review was about Jorma's "Hot Tuna/Burgers" release, for a Dallas underground paper that had the good sense to reject it on the grounds of bad writing.) This is a CD that brings out the best in klezmer, bluegrass, and all the colors in between. The vocal by Hazel Dickens is wonderful. Guest appearances by the whole gange of Tony Trischka, Darol Anger, David Grier, Mike Marshall—and David Licht on drums and Hankus Netsky on piano…. Whew! I'll let Margot take over—but look for me at the party; I so want to be there:
Announcing the release of the new CD by Margot Leverett and the Klezmer Mountain Boys—"2nd Avenue Square Dance" on Traditional Crossroads.
Our CD RELEASE PARTY will be Tuesday, October 7, at 8pm at DROM, 85 Ave. A (between 5th and 6th streets), NYC. Featuring guest artists Jorma Kaukonen (hot tuna), Dave Licht (klezmatics), Jen Larsen (straight drive) and hopefully even a few more! (212) 777-1157
www.dromnyc.com Tickets are already on sale.
The new CD, entitled "2nd Avenue Square Dance" will be available from our website www.KlezmerMountainBoys.com in the very near future. In addition to our trademark klezmer/bluegrass fusion, now polished and matured after 7 years together as a band, the new cd features a room full of guests—all our friends and their friends—joining us to stretch out a little into rock, jazz, latin and American folk music.
You'll hear Jorma Kaukonen, Hazel Dickens, Tony Trischka, Darol Anger, David Grier, Mke Marshall, David Licht, Hankus Netsky, Carlos Oliviera, Dudley Connell, Ronnie Simpkins, and Bobby Shankin. Watch our website for upcoming shows www.KlezmerMountainBoys.com