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The Klezmatics

The Klezmatics
Joshua Kessler

The Klezmatics

The Klezmatics artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Concerts

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November 28, 2007 The acclaimed band performs new settings for Hanukkah lyrics by the great songwriter Woody Guthrie.

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Studio Sessions

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April 14, 2009 Hear the Grammy-winning band perform a rousing set of songs that show off its diversity.

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Discover Songs

August 24, 2006 All new music from folk legend Bob Dylan; Woody Guthrie covered by The Klezmatics; Country elect...

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News

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December 11, 2006 From Sufjan Stevens to Twisted Sister to The Chipmunks, here's a look at 2006's holiday crop.

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Reviews

December 15, 2006 A discussion of how the klezmer-fusion band The Klezmatics keeps Guthrie's music alive.

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More Stories

The Klezmatics perform at a Tiny Desk Concert at the NPR Music offices on Sept. 19, 2011.

September 28, 2011 Ring in Rosh Hashanah with three globe-trotting tunes from one of the world's greatest Jewish bands.

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August 8, 2006 The Klezmatics' new album features 12 Woody Guthrie songs, backed by traditional klezmer music.

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Gillian Welch

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Spoon

Spoon

Music, live concerts and interviews with the pop-rock band.

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

Hear and watch exclusive performances from the guitar-playing Mexican duo.

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

Hear essential recordings and performances from the lauded quartet.

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

NPR Music explores the life and voice of the passionate Qawwali singer.

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Wye Oak

Wye Oak

Exclusive performances from the pop duo from Baltimore.

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M.I.A.

M.I.A.

Music and news from the Sri Lanka-born hip-hop artist and producer.

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Arcade Fire

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Songs for Christmas

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  • Album: Songs for Christmas
  • Artist: Sufjan Stevens
 

Wintersong

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  • Album: Wintersong
  • Artist: Sarah McLachlan
 

Christmas Time Again

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  • Artist: The dB's & Friends
 

Brad Paisley Christmas

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Woody Guthrie's Happy Joyous Hanukkah

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  • Album: Woody Guthrie's Happy Joyous Hanukkah
  • Artist: The Klezmatics
 

A Charlie Brown Christmas

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  • Album: A Charlie Brown Christmas
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Lohan Holiday

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Dig That Crazy Christmas

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  • Artist: The Brian Setzer Orchestra
 

A Twisted Christmas

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Christmas Is 4-Ever

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One More Drifter in the Snow

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Christmas with The Chipmunks

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Wonder Wheel

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  • Album: Wonder Wheel
  • Artist: The Klezmatics
  • Label: JMG
  • Released: 2006