THE KLEZMORIM > Krono > 1984 > Press 

j poet, East Bay Express:  « Jewish circus music on laughing gas meets Dixieland jazz... A wild gang of slap-happy Eastern European gremlins... An inspired band of musical maniacs, Grammy nominees and zany, ebullient entertainers, The Klezmorim has been gathering rave reviews and legions of fans for almost a decade... a non-stop romp. »

CityLife, Phoenix, Arizona:  « The world's leading exponents of klezmer music and they have the licks to prove it... Gray and Liberman are among the most accomplished reed players I have ever heard... astounding... What makes The Klezmorim remarkable is the perfect timing. Even though the music appears to be created on the spot, the arrangements are obviously complicated and precise. Several times during the concert, the group received standing ovations... »

Daily Iowan, Iowa City:  « Before you could say mishegoss, they tore right into their rollicking opening number... constantly moving around, accenting the turns and changes of tempo... having such fun with their music, transmitting this sense of reckless abandon to the audience... The Klezmorim are so fluent and at ease with their art that they can develop other aspects of their creativity around the music, resulting in a show that works as a concert, a circus act, a drama and a historical piece. »     1985 press >>

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