Music

Klezmer Aerobics combines classic dance hits from the 1980s, early klezmer recorded in the 1910s and 1920s, and recent Klezmer mash-ups. The interactive performance has been done with a DJ and with live music.

Here’s a little bit more about what you might hear:

D.J.

For the early music, favorites are the Abe Schwartz Orchestra, Belf’s Romanian Orchestra, Naftule Brandwein, Dave Tarras, and Mishka Ziganoff. Here are a couple of tracks to give you a sense of the classic Klezmer sound we dance to…

For the mash-ups, we listen to a mix of recent klezmer bands, like the brilliant Klezmer Kaos, the high-energy Amsterdam Klezmer Band and the always funky New Orleans Klezmer All-Stars.

Here is a taste…

 

LIVE MUSIC

Live music for Klezmer Aerobics has been performed by the band¬†Midnight Nosh¬†with lead Yiddish vocalist Dr. Debra Caplan. Here is a taste of Midnight Nosh…