November 16, 2020
CTMD Facebook Page
These extraordinary, multi-generational dancers and musicians share intricate folk songs, virtuosic instrumental pieces, and various group and solo dances from the Crimean Peninsula in Ukraine.
For this episode of BBNYCO, Klezmer trombonist and creator of the Radiant Others Podcast Dan Blacksberg interviews renowned New York klezmer musician Frank London about his life and music. Touching on this current moment, the conversations cover a wide range of personal, professional, and societal stories and musings. Informal and informative. Frank London discusses a range of interviews, music performances, lecture-demonstrations, and videos he has worked on during the COVID-19 pandemic. Through traditional music, London addresses the contemporary situation we have found ourselves in. His music is in the continuity of the Ashkenazic Jewish musical traditions of his family, mostly derived from Eastern European Jewish musical practice as practiced in New York for over 140 years.