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2017-07 jams

KlezCalifornia promotes and celebrates Yiddish culture in the San Francisco Bay Area



KLEZMER JAM & WORKSHOP IN TWO WEEKS!

Klezmer Workshop & Jam
Sunday, July 162:00-5:00pm, in Berkeley
Led by Jeanette Lewicki  
At Art House Gallery & Cultural Center, 2905 Shattuck Avenue, Berkeley  
   
 
  
Taught by klezmer accordionist & Yiddish singer Jeanette Lewicki, the workshop will include charts, technique, ear training, arranging for groups, & some klezmer music theory. If you took part in Jeanette's last workshop, we'll start with the tunes we didn't get to last time!

Later in the afternoon, after Jeanette begins the jam session with a warm up tune or two, musicians will take turns "calling" a tune, with everyone learning new tunes by ear or enjoying playing or improvising on familiar ones.The leader will provide guidance for pace, transitions, and ensure an overall smoothly run and fun afternoon!

RSVP to jams[at]klezcalifornia.org and specify event date/city, your name, instrument, and any questions. Or just show up! (scroll down to see schedule of future events in Berkeley, Palo Alto, and San Francisco.  
 
Tell your friends by sharing the Facebook event page
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REGISTRATION 
$25 sliding scale, for participants; pay on site with cash or check. Refreshments included. Listeners welcome, too; donation requested.  

Participants of all ages welcome. Must be at least intermediate level on your instrument. All instruments welcome except electrified instruments. Piano available. No klezmer experience needed, but it doesn't hurt! Sound files will be provided before and sheet music (when available) after the session.   

WHAT TO BRING
Required: mute if you are a brass player.
Optional but encouraged: recording device. 
 
PREPARATION
If you like, check out sheet music and/or audio files at klezcalifornia.org/events/jams 
(scroll down on that page.) 

EVEN MORE SUNDAY WORKSHOPS & JAMS (each three hrs.)
August 13, 2pm, with Dmitri Gaskin, at a private home in Palo Alto
August 27, 2pm, with Dmitri Gaskin, at Urban Adamah in Berkeley 
September 17, 1pm, with Joshua Horowitz, at the Jewish Community Library in San Francisco

We look forward to playing with you!

Judy Kunofsky
Executive Director