Maxwell Street Klezmer Band
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Yoshke/Tantz, Yidelekh (Dance On, Jewish People)
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Klezmer Rhapsody for Violin
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Ach! Odessa
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A Yiddishe Mama (A Jewish Mama)
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Galitzianer vs. Litvak (The Polish Jew vs. the Lithuanian Jew)

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Maxwell Street Klezmer Band

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One of the first klezmer revival bands in the Midwest, the Chicago-based Maxwell Street Klezmer Band has been playing their blend of Yiddish pop tunes, dance music, and Jewish folk songs since 1983. Named after Chicago's busy marketplace, Maxwell Street Klezmer Band injects horn-driven energy into the music of the past. With guitarist and vocalist Lori Lippitz, co-founder of Yiddish Arts Ensemble and a cantor of the Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation in Evanston, leading the ... Read more

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