Giora Feidman, clarinet & bass clarinet

“Long live Giora, his clarinet and his Soul Music!” – Leonard Bernstein

“He gives the clarinet an original, new voice” – Benny Goodman

with Jeff Israel, Richard Sarpola, Manny Katz, Rick Cutler, Peter Weitzner, Ali Hafid

The first appearance on compact disc of the “undisputed King of Klezmer,” who is to Jewish soul music what Louis Armstrong was to Basin Street Blues and Ravi Shankar to India’s ragas.

“if you like this sort of music there can be nothing better.” Newhouse News Service

Songs of Rejoicing (4:17)
Ele Chombo Libi – Folk
Yismechu Hashamayim – Pittsburger Rabbi
Yossel Yossel – Nellie Casman
Ki Mizion – Mike Burstyn (2:46)
The Mothers in Law – Sam Liberman (3:47)
Happiness Is A Nigun – Dov Zeltzer (3:07)
Papirossen (Cigarettes) – Yablokoff (3:51)
With Much Sentiment – Sam Liberman (2:34)
Friling – Abraham Brudno (3:43)
The Market Place In Jaffa – Manny Katz (4:22)
Hopkele – Alexander Olshanetsky (4:03)
Nigun – Simon Cohen (2:11)
A Dudele – Rabbi Levi Yitzchak of Berditchev (5:04)
Music for “Ghetto” (5:42)
Tsen Brider (Ten Brothers) – Folk
Wir Leben Ewig – Folk
My Mother Longed to Be There On My Wedding Day – Emile Gorovets
Humoresque “Halaka” Dance – Traditional (5:05)
Gershwin Suite – George Gershwin (7:07)
Freilach – Elman (2:42)