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Worlds of Jewish Music, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT,

Wesleyan University presents an extraordinary course, "Worlds of Jewish Music," with four visiting faculty, each doing a two-week mini-course: Edwin Seroussi, Hankus Netsky, Mark Kligman, and Cantor Perry Fine, with Mark Slobin as instructor and Amanda Scherbenske as graduate assistant. The course is accompanied by a four-concert Ring Family Jewish Music series:

At Wesleyan University

Mixin' it Up: Adventures in Yiddish Swing
Sunday, April 15, 4pm
Crowell Concert Hall
Free Admission

Mixin' It Up is a celebration of a unique American hybrid: the blending of eastern European Jewish and African American musics. Join us for this unique big-band excursion into the world of Yiddish swing, a blend that first took root in the early part of the twentieth century and lives on today in the work of legendary jazz greats Ziggy Elman, Artie Shaw and Cab Calloway. Directed by Hankus Netsky.

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