Austin Klezmorim

Austin Klezmorim

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The Austin Klezmorim have been together for over 25 years and are the oldest klezmer band i the SW. They have played many festivals, concerts, weddings, lectures throughout the US and their music is played all over the world.

Biography

The oldest Klezmer band in the Southwest, the Austin Klezmorim have defined Texas Klezmer music. Featuring some of the best musicians in the Lone Star State the band boogies their bulgars and struts the kosher BBQ. They are the Rabbis of Rhythm.
The Austin Klezmorim are and have been on the Texas Commission on the Arts Touring Artist Roster going on 15 years.
Here is a Partial List of Performances from 2003 - 2005
04-13-03 One World Theatre, Austin TX Duo
06-07-03 Blue Wave Concert Series Rockport TX
07-05-03 Party, Corpus Christi TX, Winnie
07-05-03 Blue Wave Concert Series Rockport TX
08-02-03 Blue Wave Concert Series Rockport TX
09-13-03 Sunset Sounds City of Port Aransas TX
11-01-03 The Pavillion, Dripping Springs, TX Weisz
11-16-03 Tiferet Israel Dallas, TX
12-20-03 Temple Beth El, Tyler, TX, Rosenfield

02-14-04 Rotary Club Port Aransas
03-13-04 Kings Crossing, Corpus Christi, TX, Smith
04-17-04 Agudas Achim Austin TX, Ivy Goldstein
04-29-04 Corpus Christi Art Center Corpus Christi TX
05-28-04 Corpus Christi, TX, Graf
05-22-04 Austin Club Austin, TX, Pham
05-29-04 Virginia's Port Aransas
06-12-04 Blue Wave Concert Series Rockport TX
06-20-04 Four Seasons Austin
07-17-04 Blue Wave Concert Series Rockport TX
07-29-04 Texas Arts Exchange Austin, TX
08-01-04 Vintage Villas Austin, TX
08-21-04 Blue Wave Concert Series Rockport TX
09-10-04 Sunset Sounds City of Port Aransas TX
11-08-04 through 12-15-04 Circle of Light

Performances and Workshops
02-20-05 Hilton Hotel Dallas, TX, Litt
07-09-05 Sunset Sounds City of Port Aransas TX
08-01-05 Laguna Gloria Austin TX, Swiff
08-20-05 Blue Wave Concert Series Rockport TX
09-04-05 Umlauf Sculpture Garden Austin TX, Barland
09-04-05 Wimberley, TX, Ginsberg
11/18/05 Circle of Light Performances and Workshops, Highland Park Elem. Austin, TX
11/28/05 Circle of Light Performances and Workshops, Sanchez Elem. Austin, TX
12/02/05 Circle of Light Performances and Workshops, St. Elmo Elem. Austin, TX
12/05/05 Circle of Light Performances and Workshops, Zilker Elem. Austin, TX
12/06/05 Circle of Light Performances and Workshops, One World Theatre Austin, TX
12/09/05 Circle of Light Performances and Workshops, Zilker Elem. Austin, TX
12/31/05 Circle of Light Performances and Workshops, State Theatre Austin, TX

Additional information is available upon request.

Discography

Shalom Y'all! Cassette
Texas Klez Cassette
East of Odessa CD
Bubba's Waltz CD

Set List

The Austin Klezmorim set list is extremely long and diversified. In general the band plays about 250 Traditional klezmer pieces, 25 Original klezmer pieces, and have just added about 50 vocal swing tunes dating back to the 1920's.

Partial Klezmer List

Bei Mir Bistu Shoen,
Kol Dodi,
Erev Shel Shoshanim,
Hava Nagila,
Sholom Aleikhem,
Simman Tov,
Vi Di Bufloksin Gayn,
Bulgar in D min,
Freilakh Sherele,
Rozhenkis Mit Mahdlin,
My Yiddishe Momma,
Di Paveh,
Der Philosof,
Lchayim
Bublitchki
Dodi Li
Sunrise Sunset
Oseh Shalom
Yossel! Yossel!
Bei Mir Bistu Shoen
Zeltser Wasser
A Shtillar Bulgar (And the Angels Sing)
Tum Balalaika
Vi Azoy Trinkt a Kayser Tey
A Shtetl
Artsa Alinu
Bessarabian BBQ
Bubba’s Waltz
Bublitchki
Khussen Kalle Mazel Tov
De Mezinke Oysgegaybn
Greene Kusine
Eyshes Khayil
Freilakh 1 in d min
Freilakh 2 in g min
Freilakh 3 in g min
Hine Ma Tov
Mazurka
Oyfn Pripetchok
Rutenbord
Tantz!
Tsdakah
Wedding Freilakh
Zog Nit Keynmol
Zeme