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Kane Street Klezmer Band, Brooklyn, NY, Feb 7, 2008

Kane Street Klezmer Band—Every Thursday Night in February (Feb 7, 14, 21, 28) 7:30-9:00, at the Synagogue.

The Kane Street Synagogue is located at 236 Kane Street off of Court Street, the nearest subway stop is the Bergen Street station on the F train. It's not a bad walk along Court Street from the 2,3,4,5 lines station at Court St/Borough Hall which are the first (4,5 lines) or second (2,3 lines) stop in Brooklyn.

Kane Street Musical Director Joey Weisenberg will be directing a klezmer ensemble of Kane Street members and friends, on Thursday nights in February, 7:30-9:00. He will teach traditional klezmer melodies, and demonstrate how to make them come alive in an instrumental ensemble. This ensemble is open to all instrumentalists. Please email Joey with questions.

Joey Weisenberg is a mandolinist and guitarist. At age twelve, Joey began performing as a harmonica player and guitarist in blues bars in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. He currently performs with bands including Romashka, Zagnut Circus Orchestra, The Marija Krupoves Trio, Ansamble Mastika, The Amazing Frosen String Quartet, Michael Winograd's Klezmer Outfit, and as a leader of his own ensembles. Joey has also accompanied established artists such as Neshama Carlebach, Debbie Friedman, and Henry Sapoznik. As a teacher, Joey leads his "Spontaneous Jewish Choir" workshops, and teaches for institutions including Klez Kanada and the Jewish Theological Seminary.

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