Beckerman's Honga

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This a tune learned from the violinist Alicia Svigals. We rearranged it and tweaked the melody quite a bit. Check out our video to it made by Doug Arney!




from Funeral Afterparty, released January 30, 2014
The song is a sort of mash-up of a few klezmer tunes and the waltz at the end is our own. The title refers to a dance (the honga) and is a tribute to clarinetist Sid Beckerman.



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Nu Klezmer Army brings forth an undeniably fun incarnation of instrumental, dance oriented, emotionally charged, klezmer music. Equal parts wandering gypsy, pickled punk, cut-rate circus, and drunken rabbi, they stay true to the traditions of learning from one another over bottles of shlivovitz and sharing stories of out travels. At home nowhere and everywhere... ... more

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