A pair of Swiss musicians brought their Jewishness back from the dead

Treasure Trove

A new box set offers a taste of one of the world’s great Jewish music collections

Inside Player

Oran Etkin takes his cues from Malian griots, Louis Armstrong, and the shtetl

Jazzed Up

New albums find inspiration in the Passover haggadah

The Mute Stones

Once bustling, and long silent, Krakow’s streets sing anew

Prying Eyes

A klezmer musician turns her grandmother’s FBI files into musical theater

Live Wires

Musical stage acts with soul

Tooting Their Own Horns

Musical know-it-alls talk the talk, but can they walk the walk?

Kindred Spirits

The overlapping musical traditions of the Roma and the Jews

All You Can Eat

Paul Shapiro’s music is a buffet of treats


Two musicians meet at the intersection of then and now

Grass Roots

Hill country and the old country merge in a unique folk sound

Rise and Shine

What happens when 100 klezmer musicians from around the world gather for a photo op?

Bleeding Melodies

Composer Osvaldo Golijov

Ghetto Music

When Italians fell for klezmer, Francesco Spagnolo tuned them in to the forgotten sounds of their own people

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