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This nine piece klez funk rock jazz ensemble performs original compositions and arrangements combining West African influenced rhythms with Eastern European Klezmer melodies.

4th Ward Afro Klezmer Orchestra
Abdul the Rabbi

4th Ward Afro Klezmer Orchestra: Abdul the Rabbi (Afro Klezmer Music)
Label: Afro Klezmer Music    
Released in: USA    

"Internationally acclaimed 4th Ward Afro Klezmer Orchestra a nine piece klez funk rock jazz ensemble performing original compositions and arrangements combining West African influenced rhythms with Eastern European Klezmer melodies. The 4th Ward A.K.O., boasts a roster of extraordinary, veteran Atlanta, talent. 4WAKO play the klezmer-music-Afro-Pop Mingus-Zappa-jazz. Fantastic funky jazz grooves, with the old school klezmer tunes .Abdul the Rabbi, the latest release from the 4th Ward A.K.O. features a range of eclectic styles, from Klezmer to jazz to funk, to rock. Voted Best Jazz Group by Creative Loafing , 4th Ward A.K.O., IS one of the best and most original bands performing today."-4th Ward

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Product Information:

UPC: 434382004477

Label: Afro Klezmer Music
Catalog ID: 4thWard
Squidco Product Code: 16959

Format: CD
Condition: New
Released: 2012
Country: USA
Packaging: Digipack, not sealed
Recorded at Griffin Mastering, Atlanta, GA in November, 2008 and June, 2009 by Chris Griffin.


Roger Ruzow-trumpet

Jeff Crompton-alto saxophone, baritone saxophone, clarinet, marimba

Bill Nittler-baritone saxophone, clarinet, alto saxophone

Colin Bragg-guitar

Nick Dixon-trombone

Eric Fontaine-tenor saxophone

Chris Riggenbach-bass

Keith Leslie-drums

Mare Miller-bass

Nam Bui-bass

Blake Williams-trombone

Ben Davis-tenor saxophone

Thomas Cremer-tuba


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Track Listing:

1. Yemenite Tanz 4:13

2. Oy Tate firm Mir tsu JoBerg 5:50

3. Fiddler Intro 0:07

4. Fiddler on the Roof 3:20

5. Die Silver Wedding Die 6:52

6. Abdul Intro 0:10

7. Abdul the Rabbi 3:28

8. Yesh Li Gan 5:55

9. Toco Hills Kiddush Club 2:45

10. Doina Blues 7:04

11. Der Stazi 3:54

12. Gracias 0:06