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Thread #18054   Message #1783665
Posted By: GUEST,yale strom
14-Jul-06 - 04:30 PM
Thread Name: Help: Gypsy/East European music
Subject: yale strom ETHNOGRAPHER
Yale Strom 'Romany Rai" to some among the Rom has a new book coming out with klezmer tunes - over 300 from out of print sources. Many of these tunes were perfromed by Rom in the Carpathian, and Bessarabian regions of Eastern Europe. The book "THE ABSOLUTELY COMPLETE KLEZMER SONGBOOK" (Transcontinental Music) will come with a history chapter, archival photosfrom Strom's archives as well as a CD with Strom's band Hot Pstromi performing 36 traditional klezmer tunes. Playing on this Cd are Jim Whitney- bass (plays with Andy Statman), Norbert Stachel (clarinet) plays with Freddie Hubbard, Tower of Power, Roger Waters, etc. Peter Stan - Rom accordion extraordinaire and violinist Yale Strom. Strom also has written other books that speak about the connection between the Klezmer and Rom musicians befroe WW Two in Eastern Europe, and wrote a book with photos he took called: UNCERTAIN ROADS: SEARCHING FOR THE GYPSIES. WWW.YALESTROM.COM