" 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 

Helmut Eisel-JEM-Klezmer All Star Clarinet Gang-Helmut Eisel And Marina Baranova

Klezmer Group "Helmut Eisel & Band" "Rondo alla Klez" Live

written by Helmut Eisel, performed live by Helmut Eisel & Band, Michael Marx Gitarre, Martin Wagner Akkordeon, Jochen Kr?mer Drums, Stefan Engelmann Bass, Helmut Eisel Klarinette

So they dance in Safed



There is a real chemistry between the two musicians, a kind of musical symbiosis between two virtuosic approaches of interpretation and improvisation. Helmut plays here a traditional Jewish tune with a totally new and fresh angle

Helmut Eisel And Marina Baranova revisit Paganini, Brahms And Rachmaninov

How the talking clarinet of Helmut Eisel can dialog with the lyrical piano of Marina Baranova, a stunning interpretation of classical themes revisited. Marina Baranova is without a doubt a rising star on the international piano scene

The Cry of Jewess By Wladek Marhulets

Helmut Eisel, clarinet and Marina Baranova, piano, performing a song from the young composer Wladek Marhulets

Sleep, sleep, my peasant son Mussorgsky

The magical duo of Marina Baranova on the piano and helmut Eisel now playing on bass clarinet

Helmut Eisel & Band "St Louis Blues" Live

written by W.C.Handy,arr. by Helmut Eisel, performed live at the Klezmer & Jazz Festival Gleis 101 in Kreiensen, 2007, by Helmut Eisel & Band, Michael Marx Gitarre, Martin Wagner Akkordeon, Jochen ...

Helmut Eisel & Band "Rebbe Elimelekh" Live

 In 2005, during the "clarinet and Klezmer in Galilee workshop", Helmut Eisel met some very talented musicians and they decided to play together as a new band. They called the group: "The Klezmer All Star Klezmer Band", they play classical pieces by great composers like Bela Bartok, classic Klezmer tunes and original composition by helmut Eisel or David Orlowsky

 Klezmer All Star Clarinet Gang plays "Noema"

Song written by David Orlowsky,performed by The Clarinet Gang, Helmut Eisel Clarinet, David Orlowsky Clarinet, Avi Avital Mandolin, Michal Beit Halachmi Bass Clarinet, Moran Katz Clarinet, Stefan Engelmann double bass

Klezmer All Star Clarinet Gang plays Bartok

Excerpts from the Romanian Dances by Bela Bartok, performed by TheClarinetGang,Helmut Eisel Clarinet,David Orlowsky Clarinet, Avi Avital Mandolin, Michal Beit Halachmi Bass Clarinet, Moran Katz Clarinet

Klezmer All Star Clarinet Gang plays "King Waldemar"

Written by Helmut Eisel, performed by The Clarinet Gang, Helmut Eisel Clarinet,David Orlowsky Clarinet, Avi Avital Mandolin, Michal Beit Halachmi Bass Clarinet, Moran Katz Clarinet Stefan Engelmann Bass

Klezmer All Star Clarinet Gang plays "Naftule's leave"

Written by Helmut Eisel, performed by The Clarinet Gang,Helmut Eisel Clarinet,David Orlowsky Clarinet, Avi Avital Mandolin, Michal Beit Halachmi Bass Clarinet, Moran Katz Clarinet, Stefan Engelmann Bass

Klezmer All Star Clarinet Gang plays "The Clarinet Gang"


Written by Helmut Eisel, performed by The Clarinet Gang,Helmut Eisel Clarinet,David Orlowsky Clarinet, Avi Avital Mandolin, Michal Beit Halachmi Bass Clarinet, Moran Katz Clarinet, Stefan Engelmann Bass

Helmut Eisel Babsy's Freylakhs Clarinet Klezmer

Helmut Eisel, Klezmer clarinetist from Germany is playing one of his composition, called "Babsy's Freylakhs" with students of the "Clarinet and Klezmer in the Galilee" Master Classes which occur every year in Tsfat, a little historic town perched in the mountains of Galilee in Israel. Those seminars allow musicians from different nationalities and backgrounds to share and learn new musical experience with some of the greatest artists like Giora Feidman, Eddie Daniels, Charles Neidich, Philippe Cuper, Franklin Cohen and many others. This year the master classes will begin on 2th, august 2010.

Helmut Eisel Devil's Clarinet Klezmer

Gather on the same stage six of the best musicians in their fields for an unformal musical encounter of the third type and you get this dazzling performance of Helmut Eisel's tune "The Devil's Foot Cake". Giora Feidman comments:" It is the power of the nigun". Avi Avital on the mandolin is one of the best mandolinist in the world nowadays, he is playing as a soloist with the best orchestras in the world. Jozsef Balogh from Hungary is among the greatest clarinetists today, playing and recording all the classic repertoire as well as jazz, Hungarian and klezmer music. Helmut Eisel from Germany is the assistant of Giora Feidman and has transcended klezmer music to new heights and territories. Julien Petit on the soprano sax is a renowned French saxophonist who is perpetuating the klezmer tradition in Paris. On the bass, Rémy Yulzari, on the piano Alex Slutsky. Recorded by Arik Nitsan during the seminar and master classes " Clarinet and Klezmer in Galilee".

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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