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Crane's student kelzmer band, Klez-Mania!
Crane's student kelzmer band, Klez-Mania!

Wild about klezmer music in Potsdam

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The Crane School of Music Klezmer Band, Klez-mania, will perform at Beth El synagogue in Potsdam this Sunday at 4:30.

Todd Moe talks with clarinetist Matt Wurtzel about the group, Klez-mania, and their brand of this spirited and uniquely Jewish musical style. He says klezmer music combines the Yiddish folk melodies of Eastern Europe with early American jazz styles.

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Todd Moe
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