JCC Community Klezmer Band

Explore klezmer music and related musical traditions – drawing mostly from the European and North American Klezmer traditions – with an emphasis on the original recordings of the early 20th century from Naftule Brandwein to Harry Candel, and revival music from the 1970s and contemporary composers.

Band director and experienced clarinetist, saxophonist, and conductor/musical director Frank Rackow will teach and help you grow as a musician. Musicians of any instrument who are able to read and play music at an intermediate level may join this class. You will learn new music and improve your skills while meeting other talented musicians.

Rehearsal season: Two Mondays per month, September through to June. Community and citywide performances.