Klezmer Attitude : when klezmer music encounters other styles

A radio broadcast hosted by Edmond Ghrenassia

KLEZMER ATTITUDE – FEBRUARY 11, 2008 – RADIO JUDAICA LYON (RJL) (94.5)


Since 2005, Edmond Ghrenassia hosts every monday the program Klezmer Attitude on Radio Judaïca in Lyon. 30 minutes of klezmer music and Yiddish songs, that sometimes extends to other Jewish music, such as Sephardi, Oriental, religious or secular.

Edmond Ghrenassia dedicates this broadcast to the klezmer musicians who perform with musicians from other styles, or that blend various musical genres.

Music broadcasted

  • Franck London and the Boban Markovic Orkestra – Doina the Oriental
  • Margot Leverett and the Klezmer Mountain Boys – Kentucky Dance Medley
  • Les Klezmatics, Joshua Nelson and Kathryn Farmer – Didn’t it rain
  • Amsterdam Klezmer Band and Galata Gypsy Band – Harmandali

edmond_casque_ok_petit-2.jpgFormed to be engeneer, and teacher in the university, Edmond Ghrenassia hosts since 2005 the show Klezmer Attitude on Radio Judaïca Lyon, program created to promote Jewish music. In 2009, he created the International Festival of Jewish Music of Lyon which takes place every year in the Espace Hillel, where he programmed over 50 concerts. Also a musician, he plays in several klezmer bands since 2003 and recorded several CD’s..

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