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Elaine Hoffman Watts: A Living Tradition

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The Tradition Lives: Yiddish-Moldavian Music of German Goldenshteyn – $15

For his 2006 Living Traditions recording (LTD 1803), the late Moldavian Jewish clarinetist German Goldenshteyn prepared more music than could fit onto one disc. Here are the tunes not used on that CD – plus a number he chose for a prospective Volume Two – played by some of his most devoted admirers. more>>

Peter Sokolow: A Living Tradition

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Peter Sokolow: A Living Tradition – $15

As a tribute to the great masters of klezmer music from whom he drew inspiration, Pete Sokolow and co-producer/engineer Ken Maltz have crafted a deeply moving retrospective of some of the greatest Yiddish players of the 20th century. With Pete Sokolow playing all the instruments, he expertly invokes the styles and repertoires of Dave Tarras, Paul Pincus, Sid Beckerman and Maxie Epstein and reminds us why they – and he – enjoy their tremendous renown. more>>

Elaine Hoffman Watts: A Living Tradition

Elaine Hoffman Watts: A Living Tradition – $15

Over four days at the 2007 KlezKamp, master percussionist Elaine Hoffman Watts, together with a hand-picked orchestra of today’s greatest Yiddish musicians, recorded some of the music learned over a lifetime via her illustrious klezmer family: music she is passing on to a new and enthusiastic generation. more>>

Ray Musiker: A lIving Tradition

Cantors, Klezmorim and Crooners: 1905-1953 – $25 + $2 additional shipping

Gleaned from the nearly 9,000 Yiddish 78s in the collection of Sherry Mayrent, this historic anthology gives the listener a sweeping soundscape of the music made by and for the Yiddish speaking community from the late 19th century to the 1950s. Cantorials, klezmer dance tunes, Yiddish vaudeville skits, and Yiddish theater songs abound in this anthology of 73 tracks — 46 of them never before reissued — a milestone in the examination of the Yiddish cultural renaissance at the height of its powers. With notes by Sherry Mayrent and Henry Sapoznik and digital remastering by Grammy winning producer Christopher King, the 76 page illustrated booklet was designed by award winning designer Susan Archie. Track list

Ray Musiker: A lIving Tradition

Ray Musiker: A Living Tradition – $15

As a scion of the prestigious Musiker family, clarinetist Ray Musiker has been central to some of the most important moments in 20th century Yiddish-American music. Here, accompanied by a handpicked ensemble of today's finest klezmer players, Ray Musiker offers a thrilling tour of the music he learned and the music he created. more>>

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Zvee Scooler: Der Grammeister

Zvee Scooler "Der Grammeister" – $15

From the 1930s until his death in 1985, Zvee Scooler (aka "Der Grammeister") thrilled tens of thousands of WEVD radio listeners with his pithy, exciting and timely verse.  Here, reissued for the first time, are six of Scooler's most memorable performances -- plus a Bonus Track- which best exemplify the Golden Age of Yiddish radio. Track list

German Goldenshteyn: A Living Tradition – $15

Over four days at the 2005 KlezKamp, master Moldavian klezmer clarinetist German Goldenshteyn, together with a hand-picked rhythm section of today’s greatest Yiddish musicians, sat down and recorded 20 tunes from his staggering collection of over 800 bulgars, freylakhs, horas, khosidls and sirbas. more>>

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HANK SAPOZNIK & THE YOUNGERS OF ZION – $15

Hank Sapoznik and The Youngers of Zion create an intimate, exciting salon of old time Yiddish music — hot fiddle tunes, forgotten ballads, introspective instrumentals and snappy Second Avenue vaudeville songs — all performed with an irresistible immediacy evoking the coziness of the parlor and the raucousness of the dance floor. Deeply rooted in traditional Yiddish music, the Youngers of Zion make it their own, playing with an easy sense of ownership and understated virtuosity. Track list

Yiddish Radio Project 2-CD Set

THE YIDDISH RADIO PROJECT – $25 (2-CD set)

The Peabody award-winning NPR series features all ten Yiddish Radio Project stories, plus four bonus tracks. A beautiful twenty-page booklet with historic photos and an essay by Henry Sapoznik about the making of the project is also included. Track list

Available only at KlezKamp
PLEASE NOTE: These "Live from KlezKamp" CDs are"on-demand" (burned to order) and do not come with notes. This allows us to distribute them at Kamp and keeps our overhead costs down.

KlezKamp 2006:  German Goldenshteyn Memorial Concert  December 25, 2006   Two CDs $20

Live recording of a very special concert by the musicians featured on German Goldenshteyn: A Living Tradition, the CD recorded at KlezKamp 2005:  Aaron Alexander, Josh Horowitz, Mark Rubin, Hank Sapoznik, Cookie Segelstein and Susan Watts, under the direction of Alex Kontorovich, joined later by other KlezKamp faculty.

KlezKamp 2006:  Andy Statman interview by Henry Sapoznik CD   $10

KlezKamp founder and director Henry Sapoznik interviews his old pal and fellow founder of the Klezmer revival, Andy Statman, about his colorful journey through the landscapes of Jewish and American roots music.

KlezKamp 2006:  Lecture by Y.Y. Jacobson, editor of the Algeimeiner Journal  $10

Recording of the provocative and well-received talk at KlezKamp 2006 by Y.Y. Jacobson, editor of the Hasidic Yiddish weekly newspaper the Algemeiner Journal, on the relationship of the Hasidic and secular Jewish worlds to Yiddish language and culture and of those worlds to each other.

2004 STAFF CONCERT $15 (2 CDs)

It's your front row seat at this year's KlezKamp Staff concert where the world's greatest performers play for the world's greatest audience. Track list

LIVE FROM KLEZKAMP! The Staff Concerts 1985-2003
$25 (2-CD set)

To celebrate 20 seasons of preserving and celebrating Yiddish culture, Living Traditions digs into the audio vaults to retrieve some of the peak moments of the Yiddish cultural renaissance captured live at KlezKamp. Track list

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Past Living Traditions Releases (now out of print)
 

FROM THE REPERTOIRE OF GERMAN GOLDENSHTEYN (book) – FOR C INSTRUMENTS

FROM THE REPERTOIRE OF GERMAN GOLDENSHTEYN (book) – FOR B-FLAT INSTRUMENTS

THE COMPLEAT KLEZMER (BOOK)

KLEZMER! JEWISH MUSIC FROM OLD WORLD TO OUR WORLD

MUSIC FROM THE YIDDISH RADIO PROJECt

DI GRINE KATSHKE (The Green Duck)

KLEZMER PLUS!

KLEZMER PIONEERS 1905-1952 (2-CD SET)

MYSTERIES OF THE SABBATH: CLASSIC CANTORIAL RECORDINGS 1907-1947

FROM AVENUE A TO THE GREAT WHITE WAY (2-CD SET)

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