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Klezmer: The Next Generation, Philadelphia, PA, Jan 27

Klezmer: The Next Generation
at Society Hill Synogogue
418 Spruce St, Philadelphia
Saturday, January 27th 8:00 p.m.
$10 at the door

Society Hill Synagogue's own Dan Blacksberg brings his trombone and friends Michael Winograd, clarinet, and Carmen Staaf, accordion, for an evening of klezmer music at Society Hill Synagogue, 418 Spruce St, Philadelphia, Saturday January 27th at 8:00 PM. Second to none among the new generation of klezmer players, Dan, Michael and Carmen offer traditional and original music drawn from the heritage of Eastern European Jewry. A magical combination of years of experience (already) on the world's klezmer stage, the sanctuary's excellent acoustics and superb musicianship will bring us to our feet, joined in spirit by those who once called the Synagogue's building “Die Groyse Rumeyneshe Shul. (The Great Rumanian Shul)”

Michael Winograd leads the New York-based Klezmer band, Khevre, is music
director of Folksbiene Theater's popular children's production, Kids & Yiddish, teaches
at KlezKamp and KlezKanada and has appeared in concert with the Klezmatics and
Klezmer Conservatory Band and many of the best of today's klezmer musicians.

Carmen Staaf, in addition being a member of Khevre. She has appeared with
Susan Watts and the Klezmer Conservatory Band. As well as being a wonderful klezmer
player, she is a virtuoso jazz pianist performing all over the world and serving on the
faculty of the Berklee College of Music.

Dan Blacksberg, has inhabited Society Hill Synagogue since birth, and is now
one of the world's leading klezmer trombonists. Featured among an all-star klezmer band
at the 2006 Jewish Music Festival in Cracow, Poland, Daniel has been seen on stage with
members of the Klezmatics, Brave Old World and the Klezmer Conservatory Band. He
has performed with Aaron Alexander's Midrash Mishmosh in New York and at the
Ashkenaz Jewish Music Festival in Toronto.

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