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JerryPalooza, NYC, 7 Feb, 2010

Sunday, February 7 at 3 PM Town and Village Synagogue 334 East 14th Street near First Avenue, Manhattan Sponsored by the Jewish War Veterans Post 1 This annual, multigenerational concert extravaganza ("JerryPalooza") features the internationally renowned Strass-WarschauerThe Strauss/Warschauer Duo along with three wonderful groups comprised of friends and students of the Duo: The Columbia University Klezmer Band, the Port Washington Temple Beth Israel Intergenerational Klezmer Band and the Workmen's Circle Klezmer Workshop. $1 donation requested. Doors open at 2:45 PM. (The Duo will perform one short set and present the three other klezmer groups.) For more information, contact Jerry Alperstein at 212 477-3131 or alperstein300@aol.com Check out the Duo's website: www.klezmerduo.com For over 20 years, Deborah Strauss and Jeff Warschauer have been at the forefront of the international klezmer and Yiddish music scene. They were both long-time members of the Klezmer Conservatory Band, one of the premiere groups of the klezmer revival, and have performed with legendary violinist Itzhak Perlman on film and in concert. As the Strauss/Warschauer Duo, they have performed and taught to overwhelming acclaim in such diverse venues as the Philadelphia Folk Festival, Great Britain's Fiddles on Fire, the Jewish Culture Festival in Cracow, Poland, and the Art of Yiddish in Los Angeles with actor and singer Theodore Bikel. They lead some of the most popular klezmer music, Yiddish song and traditional dance workshops throughout North America, and Eastern and Western Europe.

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