BONK! presents FRANK LONDON'S BRASS KLEZMER BRASS ALL-STARS
This is an in-person event that is also streaming online
Sat, 27 November 2021
10:00PM - 11:55PM (EST)
376 9th st
Brooklyn, NY 11215
BONK presents: FRANK LONDON'S BRASS KLEZMER BRASS ALL-STARS
A new series from the creators of Honk - NYC's own brass and street music festival
In the early 19th Century, before the transformation of Israel, the deterioration of the old traditions of Yiddish and East European Jews, and the migration to the new worlds in search of new beginnings, there was a notorious band known as "Di Shikere Kapelye"- " The Inebriated Orchestra" (also known as the "Band of Drunks"). A goup of musicians that gave birth to the soul of Klezmer and gave Klezmorim their imperishable bad reputation. As the group became known more for their rebellious behaviors rather then their musical talents, many members separated from the original band and formed new bands that mixed dizzy sounds and undefined dances. Their far-reaching repertoire became a strong influence for the future of klezmorin.
The original styles of klezmorim, have failed to surface until a number of extraordinary brass musicians were brought together by Frank London. The group of musicians met in "New York City's Knitting Factory" bar to combine their knowledge, history and talents and create magical sounds together. They threw back several cocktails in memory of the old traditions and uncovered secrets and tales of the incredible lost sounds, creating "Frank London's Klezmer Brass Allstars".