" Klezmer is an interpretation of art and life based not solely on Jewish folklore, but rather on a cosmopolitan divergence of musical genres" Giora Feidman 

Andy Statman

Andy Statman Trio: Live In Nashville

The Andy Statman Trio (Andy on clarinet, Jim Whitney on bass, Larry Eagle on drums and percussion) play a medley of Chasidic dance melodies at a house concert in Nashville, TN.

Andy Statman/Larry Eagle: Improvisation on Charles Street

Andy Statman on clarinet and Larry Eagle on drums improvise a Meron style melody at the Charles Street Synagogue, January 2008.

Andy Statman Trio Live in Los Angeles: Reb Y'Heskl of Cusimir

Andy Statman, Jim Whitney and Larry Eagle, in concert at the Getty Center in Los Angeles, interpret a melody composed (perhaps) by a Chassidic sage. January, 2009

Andy Statman Trio: Live in Brooklyn - Tune in 9

Andy Statman, Jim Whitney and Larry Eagle at Barbes in Brooklyn, November 2008

Andy Statman Jewish Klezmer Music in the Village, New York

This is a clip of Andy Statman playing the clarinet in his twice-weekly concert that takes place in a little shul on Charles St

Andy Statman plays three clarinet nigunim at the synagogue

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Giora Feidman
"We have one Torah, one shofar, one flag, and the expression of all that is the nigun, any nigun. It's not a song, it's an energy which results from an interpretation of the faith."

 

 

 

"Long live Giora, his clarinet and his music! He builds bridges between generations, cultures and classes, and he does it with perfect artistry!" Leonard Bernstein