Radiant Others: A Klezmer Music Podcast
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Internationally renowned klezmer trombonist Dan Blacksberg sits down for in-depth and informal conversations with musicians and other artists whose work has made them an integral part of the klezmer world. Listeners get to go behind the scenes of the lives and work of the individual artists, and the modern history of klezmer music. We'll talk about memorable moments in our artistic development, bring up wild performance stories, and ruminate what it's like to be connected to this international community that makes up the klezmer world.
||CleanSusan Watts – Soul Songs Reflections||On Sunday, October 28th in Philadelphia, a concert took place called Soul Songs: Inspiring Women of Klezmer. It was conceived and led by the one and only Susan Watts, (check out her episode from a while back) and featured a total of 11 women and non-bi.||11/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChristina Crowder||Hi Everyone! Welcome back to another episode of Radiant Others! I’m really glad we’re rolling again with new episodes and this one is a good one. Christina Crowder is an accordionist, and an important researcher of klezmer,||10/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDavid Buchbinder||The Radiant Others is back! After a break that was part chosen, part almost forced, I’m so excited to share a good batch of new episodes with you all. And I can’t think of a better musician to start things off than David Buchbinder.||10/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBKG Part 2||Here is part 2 of my interview with scholar and curator Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett. In part 1, BKG talked about growing up, her work, and her career in academia. In today’s conversation we delve deeply into the work that’s occupied her directly f||4/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBKG Part 1||Finishing out this mini-season of Radiant Others with a very special 2-part interview with the amazing Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett, or as she’s known among the klezmer world, BKG. Barbara is a groundbreaking scholar in Jewish and Performan||4/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEthel Raim||Today’s episode features singer, music researcher, and arts advocate Ethel Raim. Actually, it’s quite hard to encapsulate Ethel’s long and continuing career. She’s the emeritus artistic director of the Center For Traditional Music and Dance,||3/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSusan Watts||Today on the podcast, Susan Hoffman-Lankin-Watts. Susan is a fourth generation (at least!) Philadelphia klezmer musician and one of my favorite trumpet players in this music. If you want to hear the spirit of the old world come from the bell of a trump.||3/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSanne Möricke||Hi everyone, the Radiant Others Podcast is back! I’m so excited to share this conversation with the great klezmer accordionist Sanne Möricke, from Berlin. We got to talk back in November when we were working on a project (as yet unnamed) with Michael||2/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanVeretski Pass||Welcome everyone, to the 6th episode of the Radiant Others Klezmer music Podcast!! What can I say about the band Veretski Pass? Veretski Pass takes its name from the mountain pass through which Magyar tribes crossed into the Carpathian basin to settle .||11/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMark Slobin||Welcome everyone, to the 5th episode of the Radiant Others Klezmer music Podcast!! I had the pleasure of talking to ethnomusicologist and historian Mark Slobin at Klezkanada back in August. We had a great talk about the arc of cultural revivals,||10/19/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
excellent pod cast
Insightfull and provocative. Revitalizing.
Fun and enjoyable podcast
This podcast is fun and has been a great introduction to Klezmer music.
I’ve learned a ton from the three episodes released thus far. The conversations are wide ranging and get at some fascinating details of the musical/personal backgrounds of featured guests, as well as broad thoughts on the role of Klezmer in Jewish culture and the world.