Jazz and klezmer music conference

Article publié le 18 March 2024

28 March 2024 at the Institut universitaire Rachi

Didier Francfort, university professor and specialist in cultural history at the University of Lorraine, presents the background to and reasons for the musical encounter between these two worlds, jazz and klezmer. The former is mainly a music created by black Americans and the latter is rooted in the musical tradition of Yiddishland. Since the turn of the 21st century, this encounter has become a worldwide phenomenon and a source of shared joy on stages from Krakow to Tokyo, from New York to Troyes…

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