Metropolitan Klezmer – Mazel Tov Means Good Luck


These are partial clips of the songs.
Mazel Means Good Luck was recorded live at The Emelin Theatre and includes live bonus tracks: a rare Yiddish ballad of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire, performed in centenary commemoration at Cooper Union Great Hall; and an excerpt from Eve Sicular’s musical documentary theater piece J. Edgar Klezmer: Songs from My Grandmother’s FBI Files.
Debra Kreisberg clarinet & alto saxophone
Pam Fleming  trumpet & flugelhorn
Melissa Fogarty  vocals
Ismail Butera accordion
Dave Hofstra double bass & tuba
Eve Sicular  drummer | bandleader
Karen Waltuch  viola
Reut Regev  tromboneShoko Nagai, piano on When Israel Met Jenny, accordion on Di Fire Korbunes
Michael Hess, violin on Di Fire Korbunes
Yelena Shmulenson, narration on When Israel Met Jenny

Producer: Eve Sicular
Recording & Mastering: David Merrill
mixing David Merrill & Eve Sicular
Di Fire Korbunes recording by Don Jacobs

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  1. Nokh a Gleyzl Vayn – C Minor Bulgar – Ken O’Hara Freylekhs 05:06
  2. Bonia’s Nigun – Cartagena Chosidl 09:49
  3. Mazel Means Good Luck 04:28
  4. Yankele 04:32
  5. Baltic Blue 07:15
  6. Cheburashka Wistful Waltz 02:12
  7. Guys & Dolls & Bagels 03:15
  8. Di Fire Korbunes 05:28
  9. Mainly Rumanian Interludes 05:44
  10. J. EDGAR KLEZMER: When Israel Met Jenny 03:54

Released November 2014


Additional information

Weight 5 oz
Dimensions 5 × 5.5 × .5 in

Physical CD, Full Album Download, Nokh a Gleyzl Vayn – C Minor Bulgar – Ken O'Hara Freylekhs, Bonia's Nigun – Cartagena Chosidl, Mazel Means Good Luck, Yankele, Baltic Blue, Cheburashka Wistful Waltz, Guys & Dolls & Bagels, Di Fire Korbunes, Mainly Rumanian Interludes, J. EDGAR KLEZMER: When Israel Met Jenny


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