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Alicia Svigals' Klezmer Fiddle Party, NYC, Dec 20

svigals singing Alicia Svigal's Klezmer Fiddle Party
Wednesday, Dec 20 6 p.m.
A Chanukah program followed by latke dinner for 3 and 4 year olds and their families, at the JCC in Manhattan.

Violinist Alicia Svigals, considered by many to be the world's leading klezmer fiddler, founded Jewish roots band the Klezmatics and her current group, the all-female Mikveh. As a musician and composer, she's worked with Led Zeppelin's Robert Plant and Jimmy Page, the Ben Folds Five, playwrights Tony Kushner (Angels in America) and Eve Ensler (the Vagina Monologues), poet Allen Ginsburg, violinist Itzhak Perlman, the Kronos Quartet, Jewish spiritual singer/songwriter Debbie Friedman, cantor Avraham Fried and many others. She has appeared on David Letterman, MTV, Good Morning America, PBS' Great Performances, and NPR's Prairie Home Companion, Weekend Edition and New Sounds. Her solo album Fidl is the world's first klezmer violin CD. She loves to play weddings and bat/bar mitzvahs and can be reached at her website: www.aliciasvigals.com. "...violin playing with depth and urgency..." L.A. Times

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