THE SECRET OF MY HEART
SONGS OF POETS AND COMPOSERS FROM CZERNOWITZ

דער סוד פֿון מײַן האַרצן
לידער פֿון טשערנאָװיצער פּאָעטן און קאָמפּאָזיטאָרן

 

Performers

 

 

Art Bailey, pianist and accordionist, is active in the improvised and world music scenes. In addition to his activities as a pianist and arranger in jazz and latin music, Art has performed with many major klezmer musicians.

 

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Pete Rushefsky is a leading performer of klezmer music on the tsimbl and 5-string banjo and is the Executive Director of the Center for Traditional Music and Dance.

 

 

Jake Shulman-Ment, violinist, is among the leaders of the new generation of Klezmer and Eastern European folk music performers. He has performed and recorded extensively with various klezmer groups.

 

Photo 2006 http://www.lloydwolf.com

 

Asya Vaisman, Yiddish singer and songwriter, was born in Czernowitz and lived in Moscow before moving to America. She is currently working on her PhD dissertation at Harvard on the Yiddish songs and singing practices of Hasidic women.

 

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