Sunday, October 18, 2009 6:00 pm - Dekelboum Concert Hall The Klezmatics have helped to bring the 500+ year old Eastern European genre of klezmer music to new popularity in the United States. Their style draws from diverse musical influences including Arab, African, Latin, Balkan, jazz and punk. These UM library resources can help you gain a better understanding of what klezmer is and where it came from.
Recordings of the Klezmatics and other klezmer musicians Books about the history of klezmer This list includes a book on World Music by UM Ethnomusicology faculty member Dr. Boden Sandstrom! Films relating to the klezmer style and klezmer musicians Journal articles