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Art Bailey's Orkestra Popilar, NYC, Aug 31

Art Bailey's Orkestra Popilar will be performing Thursday, Sept 31st at the Jewish Museum's SummerNights series, after a screening of the 1950's television series "The Goldbergs"

Art Bailey- accordion
Jake Shulman-Ment-violin
Jeremy Brown-violin
Jim Guttmann-bass

Thursday, Sept 31st, 2006, 7pm and 8pm
Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue (northeast corner of 92nd Street)
New York,NY 10128

Music from Romania and a few other places...

Art Bailey’s Orkestra Popilar is a quintet consisting of accordion, two violins, mandolin and bass that highlights both well-known and more obscure klezmer tunes, as well as Bailey’s own original compositions. The repertoire is a mix of early 20th century Jewish fiddle pieces, original compositions, improvisation, and features material originally recorded by Romanian-born cymbalom master and Lower East Side restaurateur, Joseph Moskowitz. Reminiscent of an earlier time in the history of recorded Jewish music, the result is fresh, unique, and thoroughly engaging.

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