Andy Statman – Podcast 294

Celebrating the release of his new album, Monroe Bus, we get to hang out with Andy Staman!  Andy Statman is one of his generation’s premier mandolinists and clarinetists, and has made major contributions to both Jewish music and bluegrass.  He describes his compositions and performances as “spontaneous  American-roots music and personal, prayerful hasidic music, by way of avant-garde jazz.”

Zisl Slepovich – Podcast 286

During the epic annual Zlatne Ustne Goldenfest, the crowd was worked into a frenzy by a rollicking set by LITVAKUS, Zisl Slepovich’s klezmer band.  We get a chance to hang backstage with the maestro and renaissance man, Zisl Slepovich.   Zisl Slepovitch (Dmitri Zisl Slepovitch) is an internationally renowned multiinstrumentalist (clarinetist, saxophonist, flutist, pianist, keyboardist, singer), composer, arranger, translator, […]

Book of J – Podcast 271

The Book of J, Jeremiah Lockwood and Jewlia Eisenberg, stopped by the apartment for a beautiful  acoustic set. They perform music from all over the world to and our celebrating their new album and their month long residency at Barbes. Jewlia Eisenberg works at the intersection of voice, text and diaspora consciousness, primarily as the leader of the ensemble […]