Klezmer revival

Sabbath in Paradise

Documentary. 85 min. Portraits musical encounter between radical Jewish musicians like John Zorn and traditionalists like Andy Statman. Interviews with leading contemporary klezmer musicians. Basis for the title is the folktale, "Sabbath in Paradise," which was originally told in the 1930's by Tovye Brand. Includes performances by Andy Statman, John Zorn, David Krakauer, Frank London, Anthony Coleman, and Marc Ribot. Director: Claudia Heuermann

Material Type: 
Films
Year: 
1997

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