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Klez-Edge is the new project from legendary avant-garde pianist/composer Burton Greene. A pioneer of free jazz in the 1960s and mastermind of the creative Klezmer band Klezmokum, Klez-Edge brings together both streams of Greene's music together in a sparkling new ensemble that jumps from old to new in a heartbeat. Featuring some of Greene's long time associates and some young new discoveries, the band is spontaneous, humorous and a perfect match for the Radical Jewish Culture series. They have released Ancestors, Mindreles, Nagila Monsters in 2008 via Tzadik.

Marek Balata - (Krakow, Poland), instrumental vocals
Roberto Haliffi - (Tripoli, Libya), drums and N. African percussion
Larry Fishkind - (New York), tuba
Burton Greene - (Chicago), piano or keyboard
Perry Robinson - (New York), clarinets /guest artist
Lior Kuperberg - (Tel Aviv, Israel), tenor and soprano saxophones /guest artist

http://www.klezmokum.com/klezedge.htm

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