Presented by KlezCalifornia

That Good Ole Jewish Sound, with Josh Horowitz ONLINE

Date

Sun Jun 14 2020

Time

11:00 am - 12:45 pm

Location

Online

Location 2

Berkeley

There’s a lot to be got in each and every phrase of melody. Josh will show step by step how to phrase and ornament every teeny tiny fragment that make up the phrases of klezmer tunes. From the micro to the macro, we’ll take a melody and run it through a series of techniques to give it variation and new life.

Leaning on the time-tested methods of Baroque improvisation and the folk secrets that informed its practitioners, Josh will apply the process of “diminution and augmentation” to klezmer tunes to lead students through a way to not only play tunes, but to “think” about them differently. For intermediate and advanced students alike. Fun and informative to boot.

About Josh Horowitz

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KlezCalifornia is presenting online workshops this Spring and Summer free of charge as a community service during the COVID-19 pandemic. Donations of $25 (or whatever you can afford) would be greatly appreciated to enable us to continue our mission to connect you with Yiddish culture.

General information about KlezCalifornia workshops »

This workshop is made possible in part by a grant from the Alliance for California Traditional Arts, in partnership with the Walter and Elise Haas Fund, the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, and the Surdna Foundation. We count on donations to cover the rest of the expenses.