Eleanor Reissa & Frank London's Klezmer Brass Allstars, Amherst, MA, 13 Jul 2017
Eleanor Reissa & Frank London's Klezmer Brass Allstars
Thu, Jul 13, 2017, 8pm
Yiddish Book Center
1021 West St.
Amherst, MA 01002
MEMBERS | $45 GENERAL ADMISSION | $50
Concert tix/more info
Two of the leading lights of the Yiddish music renaissance join forces in this program based on their recent joint album, Vilde Mekhaye (Wild Ecstasy). The soulful and inimitable vocalist Eleanor Reissa - known as the queen of Yiddish cabaret - and trumpeter-composer Frank London - the mystical high priest of New Wave avant-klez jazz - have been inspiring each other for more than a decade. Together with the great Klezmer Brass Allstars, they explore the world of Yiddish song, from the obscure to the chestnuts, from the sacred to the profane, fueled by the best brass band in the land.
Yidstock 2017: The Festival of New Yiddish Music
Thu July 13, 2016 - Sun July 16, 2016
The Joan A. Backman Memorial Concert
Festival info from the Yiddish Book Center website