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Tag: ashkenazi


Cookie Segelstein with viola

with Cookie SegelsteinSunday, February 21 | 11am – 12:45pm | On ZoomIn collaboration with KlezCaliforniaBy donation – RSVP to reserve your spot How do you get the Ashkenazi Jewish sound into your instrument? What are the actual techniques to bring this elusive element into your playing? It’s not enough just to play Jewish tunes, you must make it sound evocative and familiar to your listeners. Although this workshop is best suited for string players, all are welcome, as we will explore general techniques of producing this sound. Cookie Segelstein has toured the world......

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Jeanette Lewicki with accordion

A Sing-Along with Jeanette LewickiSunday, January 31 | 11am – 12:45pm Pacific | On ZoomA collaboration with KlezCaliforniaBy donation – RSVP to reserve your spot Sing along with songs for dancing, laughing, clapping, toe-tapping, celebration, and warming up a crowd. We will include upbeat tunes with comical lyrics from Prince Nazaroff, Aaron Lebedeff, the Ruth Rubin collection, and some of Jeanette’s own arrangements for the gonifs klezmer band and the San Francisco Klezmer Experience (a.k.a. Klez-X)! These are great songs for a group or a band, or to sing around the house, and we will......

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