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The Cracow Klezmer Band was a Polish quartet that evolved from a traditional klezmer sound toward a dark, complex and highly arranged form of contemporary Jewish music, flavored with gypsy influences. Releasing albums on John Zorn's Tzadik record label, with its mandate of "Radical Jewish Culture", the band reformed as the Bester Quartet in January 2007.

Formed by accordionist and composer Jarosław Bester in 1997 in Kraków, Poland, members included violinist Jaroslaw Tyrala, double bassist Wojciech Front, and Oleg Dyyak… read more

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  • Very energetic music with a quality that is hard to find these days.
  • мрачновато, но очень динамично! Понравилось.
  • European concert dates: http://www.besterquartet.com/eng/koncerty/
  • Really great music. Hard to dislike.
  • Местами музыка мрачная и тревожная, но это придает ей дополнительный шарм. Замечательные!
  • Wywiad z zespołem m.in. na temat pierwszej płyty po zmianie nazwy na Bester Quartet: http://www.uwolnijmuzyke.pl/wywiad-z-bester-quartet
  • Meholalot
  • love
  • 3 years after I discovered them, they are still among my favorite bands.
  • Cudowni ;)

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