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Ghetto Tango, NYC, Jan 18

Adrienne CooperDon't miss rare New York performance of Ghetto Tango Sunday, January 18, 2004 Adrienne Cooper, Dan Rosengard & Frank London Ghetto Tango 8 pm Admission $15 :::::: S A T A L L A :::::: 37 West 26th St. NYC :::: 212.576.1155 ::::: Satalla.com :::: home Adrienne Cooper, one of the great vocal interpreters of Yiddish music, Dan Rosengard, pianist/arranger, late of Saturday Night Live, & Frank London, famed trumpetter/Klezmatics/ All-Star Brass Band bring to life the extraordinary cabaret music of war-time Eastern Europe. In the Nazi-mandated ghettos during World War II, audiences gathered in makeshift clubs and theaters to hear newly-created songs, rooted in Jewish folk song, European cabaret, American jazz and Argentine tango. Jewish performers tuned these cosmopolitan songs in a local key: satirical and elegiac, political and personal, angry and heartsick, creating something scarcely conceivable: art at the edge of the abyss.

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