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Klezmer Accordion Workshop with Rob Reich

Klezmer Accordion Workshop with Rob Reich

January 18th 5PM

$15-$25 sliding scale

at The Accordion Apocalypse Repair Shop

255 10th St. San Francisco, CA 94103

Bring your main squeeze to The Accordion Apocalypse to learn some Klezmer tunes, scales, and folk lore with San Francisco's favorite accordionist: Rob Reich! Friday, January 18th at 5PM.

Klezmer (Yiddish כליזמר or קלעזמער, pl כליזמר,כליזמרים, from Hebrew כלי זמר instruments of music) is a musical tradition of the Ashkenazic Jews of Eastern Europe. Played by professional musicians called klezmorim, the genre originally consisted largely of dance tunes and instrumental display pieces for weddings and other celebrations.

Rob Reich is an acclaimed accordionist, pianist, and composer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. A talented instrumentalist and an inventive composer, Rob is steeped in many traditions. In addition to being a versatile solo performer, Rob can be heard playing with many top notch ensembles. He is a member of Tin Hat, Gaucho and The Nice Guy Trio, and freelances with many other Bay Area bands.Rob graduated with a Bachelor of Music in Composition from Oberlin Conservatory. In 2010, Rob was commissioned by the Yerba Buena Gardens Festival to compose "Sidewalks and Alleys", performed by the Nice Guy Trio with an all-star string quartet. Rob also composes music for Circus Bella.

Stay for our monthly Accordion Apocalypse Music Night JAM! 7pm-10pm

Ticket price: $15 to $25

Friday, January 18, 2013 from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM