« Orange County Klezmer, Orange, CA, Mar 10 | Main | Charming Hostess, Portland, OR, Mar 10 »

Naftule's Dream, Boston, MA, Mar 10

Naftule's Dream
March 10, 8-9:30 p.m.
Rutman's Violin Shop
5 Westland Ave. (near Symphony Hall)
Tickets: $5 donation

The incomparable Andrew Stern is once again filling in on the guitar chair, (while Brandon sips tea in some Viennese Coffee shop in the old world.) Please come join us as we continue to work up new repertoire and "remap" the old.

Naftule's Dream has been universally recognized for intense concert performances
which draw on elements of traditional Jewish klezmer music, hardcore rock and free
jazz with compositional brilliance and virtuosic execution. The "deep emotional
resonance" which marks their live performances has made them a must-see on the
Boston scene and has won them converts on their travels through Europe as well as
the strongholds of new music in New York and Chicago.

Naftule's Dream features musicians from a diverse list of bands prominent on the
local music scene including and Jim Gray (tuba), Michael McLaughlin (accordion) ,
Gary Bohan(trumpet); Eric Rosenthal (drums), Andrew Stern (guitar) and
bandleader/clarinetist Glenn Dickson.

"(Naftule's Dream) stretch the limits of densely composed and then freely jammed-out
music of deep emotional resonance. It's a crazy-ass circus one minute, a funeral
procession another, and everything in between the rest of the time." -Richard Gehr,
The Villiage Voice

"This is without a doubt the most startlingly original, audacious music I've
heard.What else can you say about a band that combines klezmer music and free jazz
with feedback guitar into an organic, fully realized whole? It's a remarkable
balancing act of discipline and unabashed noise, technical brilliance and a
completely contrary punk/no-wave aesthetic... Imagine Albert Mangelsdorf, Ivo
Papasov, Jimi Hendrix, and Ran Blake jamming with the Dirty Dozen Brass Band at a
Hassidic wedding and you'll get a piece of the idiosyncratic picture here." -Bill
Milkowski, Jazz Times

Post a comment

(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)