Not to be missed... wonderful.
They're all great players; this stuff swings with the best of the legendary
— CMJ New Music Report
Surrealists, rejoice, for here's a beauty... fraught with zest, hilarity,
smarts, and good schmaltz... beggars' tunes, paeans, marches, vaudevilles...
cartoon music, mariachi, jazz, the kitchen sink... wonderfully daft... a merry
exotic carousel ride... keen, sparkling arrangements. * * * *
The horn arrangements are downright dizzying.
— Seth Rogovoy, The Essential Klezmer
A clear evolutionary step toward Jazz-Babies of the Ukraine and a
precursor to later modern klezmer groups like the Klezmatics, Flying Bulgar
Klezmer Band, and New Orleans Klezmer Allstars. The excellent incarnation
recorded here includes... experienced jazz players who bump the general
musicianship of the group up considerably... brilliant.
— musicHound WORLD
Jubilant, gutsy, triumphant, complex, diverse. Klezmorim delivers all of it
flawlessly, at times presumptuously, with a laughing clarinet line or raunchy
horn riff. If you like the music from old cartoons, you'll probably love
this... my roommate says it "makes her nervous."
— The Victory Music Folk & Jazz Review