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Metropolitan Klezmer Octet, NYC, Jun 13

band photoMetropolitan Klezmer Octet
Tuesday, June 13th
Museum Mile Festival at the Jewish Museum
6pm-9pm FREE!! & outdoors (if weather permits, or in museum auditorium).
The Jewish Museum
Fifth Ave @ 92nd St, NYC
Info: 212-423-3200 or museummilefestival.org
Rain or shine... full eight-piece band

This is Metropolitan Klezmer's eleventh consecutive year playing for The Jewish Museum at this annual event which transforms Fifth Avenue into a car-free cultural promenade for the evening, each second Tuesday in June -- with admission to all museums FREE! We will perform various very new pieces and original arrangements of traditional and farflung music, from Yiddish sources and beyond.

~Ismail Butera, accordion
~Brian Drye, trombone
~Pamela Fleming, trumpet & fluegelhorn
~Michael Hess, violin & ney flutes
~David Hofstra, bass & tuba
~Deborah Karpel, vocals
~Debra Kreisberg, clarinet & alto saxophone
~Eve Sicular, drums & bandleader

"Fantastic players... excellent vocals... strength and diversity"—Scott Atkinson, RootsWorld Bulletin

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