Jordan Hirsch’s “Overnight Kugel” play The Chasidic and Klezmer Music of Williamsburg, NY- Before the Hipsters! Come out to this great party. We’re going to take you back to the sounds of Rudy Tepel, Danny Rubinstein, Marty Bass, and the Epsteins, and Avia Moore is going to get you on your feet! Jordan Hirsch is one of the first call bandleaders for Jewish Music – Klezmer, Chasidic – for over 30 years. He was a top bandleader for Neshama Orchestra for two decades, he is a member of Klezmerfest, The Kleztraphobix, and has played with just about everyone who’s anyone. He recently taught at Klez Kanada.
Jordan Hirsch – cornet
Michael Winograd – clarinet
Michael Cohen – saxophones
Elly Zomick – piano, keyboards
Joanna Sternberg- bass
Aaron Alexander – drums
No matter the size of the crowd, Avia Moore keeps the whole room dancing. Avia instills her workshops with a sense of tradition while exploring contemporary approaches to the style. Avia grew up dancing, a child of the folk music scene in Western Canada. As a young child at family dances led by her own family, she used to pride herself on dancing every dance. Over the years Avia has performed with several folk dance performance groups, including Balada Romanian Folkdance Ensemble (Edmonton) and Ring O’Bells Morris (New York). Avia is a director and producer with expertise in cultural performance. Dedicated to exploring traditional culture in a a contemporary world, she is working on a PhD in Performance Studies.
Avia has led Yiddish Dance Parties at festivals and events internationally, including: Internationales Klezmer Festival Fürth (Germany), Yiddish Summer Weimar (Germany), Jewish Community Center in St Petersburg (Russia), KlezNorth (England), KlezKanada, the Ashkenaz Festival (Canada), International Dance Flurry Festival (New York), Zlatne Uste Golden Festival (New York), the Montreal Jewish Music Festival (Canada), the Montreal Baroque Festival (Canada), Klezmerquerque (New Mexico).
Jalopy Theater and School of Music!!
315 Columbia Street Brooklyn, New York 11231
phone 718.395.3214 www.jalopy.biz
6:30pm-8:00 Klezmer Instrumental Workshop led by Jordan Hirsch: “Gems of the Chasidic Repertoire. Learning tunes of the Chasidim that go beyond scratching the surface.” $25 per class,
8:30pm Tantshoyz begins - $15
10:15-11:00ish Jam Session follows Tantshoyz
Full night pass – $35 (includes Workshop, Tantshoyz & Jam)
Mar. 24, Fraydele with Joanna Sternberg, Zoe Aqua and Eva Salina
Mar. 31, Litvakus w/Dmitri Slepovitch
April 7, Isle of Klezbos w/Eve Sicular & Special Surprise Guests!
Apr. 14 Tantshoyz w/Avia Moore & Jordan Hirsch’s “Overnight Kugel”
Apr. 21 Jake Shulman-Ment, w/ Yoshie Fruchter & Richie Barshay
May 12 The Adam Moss Trio
May 19 Aaron Alexander – Klez Messengers w/M. Winograd & P. Farrell
May 26 Jewish Women of Rebetika featuring Carol Freeman
June 2 Jeff Warschauer, Deborah Strauss & Aaron Alexander
June 9 Brian Glassman’s Klezmer Jazz Alliance
June 16 Susan Leviton and Lauren Brody
June 23 Season Finale, featuring The Workshop Band Performance & The Dave Levitt Trio
June 28 TBA
July 7 Double Bill – Two great young bands: Tsibele & Fraydele
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Support for the New York Klezmer Series is provided by public funds from the New York State Council on the Arts, a State Agency in partnership with Governor Andrew Cuomo.