Isle of Klezbos

Uncle Moses Wedding Dance
traditional Yiddish folk dance medley, arrangement by Eve Sicular
July 2011 at NYC’s 92YTribeca: Marriage Equality Mazel Tov show
Debra Kreisberg, clarinet
Pam Fleming, trumpet
Shoko Nagai, accordion
Saskia Lane, bass
Eve Sicular, drums and bandleader
video: Rich Brotman

Abi Gezunt (So Long as You're Healthy) “Yiddish Swing” / vocal
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Arrangement by Isle of Klezbos and Metropolitan Klezmer.
Debra Kreisberg, clarinet and alto sax
Pam Fleming, trumpet and flugelhorn
Melissa Fogarty, vocals
Shoko Nagai, piano
Saskia Lane, bass
Eve Sicular, drums and bandleader
video: Rich Brotman

Revery in Hijaz
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October 2010 at The Museum at Eldridge Street, NYC
Concert in honor of new stained glass window designed by artist Kiki Smith and architect Deborah Gans
Debra Kreisberg, clarinet
Reut Regev, trombone
Shoko Nagai, accordion
Saskia Lane, bass
Eve Sicular, drums and bandleader
video: Douglas Smith and Rich Brotman, edited by Rich Brotman at Magnetic Post
traditional melody, arranged by Eve Sicular
Special thanks to Hanna Griff and Eldridge Street Synagogue

Miracle Melody
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October 2010 at The Museum at Eldridge Street, NYC
Miracle Melody is available on Metropolitan Klezmer’s TRAVELING SHOW

Szol a Kakas Mar
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October 2010 at The Museum at Eldridge Street, NYC
originally a Hungarian drinking song, farheylikt (adapted and ‘made holy’) by followers of the Kalever rebbe. Also heard on both GREETINGS FROM THE ISLE OF KLEZBOS and Metropolitan Klezmer’s MOSAIC PERSUASION

Goldene Khasene
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Live at NYC’s Drom, 2008
klezmer upbeat dance traditional
Debra Kreisberg, clarinet
Pam Fleming, trumpet
Patrick Farrell, accordion
Saskia Lane, bass
Eve Sicular, drums
video: Rich Brotman at Magnetic Post

Abrah
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composed and arranged by Debra Kreisberg
Live at NYC’s Drom, 2008
Debra Kreisberg, alto sax
Pam Fleming, trumpet
Patrick Farrell, accordion
Saskia Lane, bass
Eve Sicular, drums
video: Rich Brotman at Magnetic Post

Whatever Lola Wants
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Live at NYC’s Drom, 2008
vocals by guest singer Mira Stroika
video: Rich Brotman at Magnetic Post

Revery in Hijaz
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MC Jennifer Miller of Circus Amok eats fire during our 12th annual KlezBiGay Pride show, in NYC’s El Sol Brillante Garden! East Village, June, 2010.
Pam Fleming, trumpet
Debra Kreisberg, clarinet
Shoko Nagai, accordion
Saskia Lane, bass
Eve Sicular, drums
video: Peter Cramer

KlezBiGay Parade promo
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2010: Isle of Klezbos celebrates our 12th annual KlezBiGay Pride Show (archival highlights here!) All-gal Isle of Klezbos goes back to the future in this footage: formed in 1998 as the sister sextet offshoot from New York City’s Metropolitan Klezmer, the band has now toured from Vienna to Vancouver, as well as playing PBS, CNN, Showtime's The L Word, and a special Pride show each June.
video: Rich Brotman for post-production at Magnetic Post, NYC