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Spirit Stronger Than Blood: A “Fare-Well” Celebration of the Music of Frank London

Monday, June 3, 20248:00 pm
$25 advance$30 doors$20 Student/Senior (w/ ID, Senior 65+)doors 7pm

Frank London is a trumpeter-composer who has released over 50 albums and played with artists including Lester Bowie, Itzhak Perlman, John Zorn, Iggy Pop, Gal Costa, LaMonte Young, Celia Cruz, Esma Redzepova, LL Cool J, and They Might Be Giants. London is a founder of the Klezmatics and leader in the revival of Yiddish music.

Spirit Stronger Than Blood is a celebration on the eve of London’s bone marrow transplant to hopefully cure his rare blood cancer. It celebrates his three new recording releases, and all of his past works.

Aaron Alexander drums
Shai Bachar keys
Newman Taylor Baker drums
Richie Barshay drums
Ron Caswell tuba
Rob Curto accordion
Matt Darriau sax
Javier Diaz drums
Brian Drye trombone
Sarah Gordon voice
Hilliard Greene bass
Lisa Gutkin voice
Yaakov ‘Yanky’ Lemmer voice
Marilyn Lerner piano
Yuval Lion drums
Onel Matos drums
Paul Morrissett bass
Manu Narayan voice
Eleanor Reissa voice
Marcus Rojas tuba
Josh Roseman trombone
Brandon Seabrook guitar
Ilya Shneyveys accordion
Lorin Sklamberg piano, accordion, voice
Ksenia Vaseleva bass
Greg Wall sax
Michael Winograd clarinet
Kenny Wollesen drums
Rob Schwimmer-Haken Continuum organ
James John + a 25 piece choir on last number

A livestream will be available free of charge at 8pm on the day of the performance and archived for future viewing. Watch below or on YouTube.


Frank London is a trumpeter-composer who has released over 50 albums and played with artists including Lester Bowie, Itzhak Perlman, John Zorn, Iggy Pop, Gal Costa, LaMonte Young, Celia Cruz, Esma Redzepova, LL Cool J and They Might Be Giants. He is also a founder of the Klezmatics and leader in the revival of Yiddish music.
The Klezmatics are Grammy Award winners & the world’s leading Yiddish music group. The Elders and Conspiracy Brass are both releasing their premiere recordings. Frank London’s Klezmer Brass Allstars have toured the world and just released Chronika! A Night in the Old Marketplace; Salomé: Woman of Valor; 1001 Voices – A Symphony for a New America; and Ghetto Songs are all acclaimed projects that will be represented in this concert.

 

Spirit Stronger Than Blood: A “Fare-Well” Celebration of the Music of Frank London

Monday, June 3, 20248:00 pm
$25 advance$30 doors$20 Student/Senior (w/ ID, Senior 65+)doors 7pm

Frank London is a trumpeter-composer who has released over 50 albums and played with artists including Lester Bowie, Itzhak Perlman, John Zorn, Iggy Pop, Gal Costa, LaMonte Young, Celia Cruz, Esma Redzepova, LL Cool J, and They Might Be Giants. London is a founder of the Klezmatics and leader in the revival of Yiddish music.

Spirit Stronger Than Blood is a celebration on the eve of London’s bone marrow transplant to hopefully cure his rare blood cancer. It celebrates his three new recording releases, and all of his past works.

Aaron Alexander drums
Shai Bachar keys
Newman Taylor Baker drums
Richie Barshay drums
Ron Caswell tuba
Rob Curto accordion
Matt Darriau sax
Javier Diaz drums
Brian Drye trombone
Sarah Gordon voice
Hilliard Greene bass
Lisa Gutkin voice
Yaakov ‘Yanky’ Lemmer voice
Marilyn Lerner piano
Yuval Lion drums
Onel Matos drums
Paul Morrissett bass
Manu Narayan voice
Eleanor Reissa voice
Marcus Rojas tuba
Josh Roseman trombone
Brandon Seabrook guitar
Ilya Shneyveys accordion
Lorin Sklamberg piano, accordion, voice
Ksenia Vaseleva bass
Greg Wall sax
Michael Winograd clarinet
Kenny Wollesen drums
Rob Schwimmer-Haken Continuum organ
James John + a 25 piece choir on last number

A livestream will be available free of charge at 8pm on the day of the performance and archived for future viewing. Watch below or on YouTube.


Frank London is a trumpeter-composer who has released over 50 albums and played with artists including Lester Bowie, Itzhak Perlman, John Zorn, Iggy Pop, Gal Costa, LaMonte Young, Celia Cruz, Esma Redzepova, LL Cool J and They Might Be Giants. He is also a founder of the Klezmatics and leader in the revival of Yiddish music.
The Klezmatics are Grammy Award winners & the world’s leading Yiddish music group. The Elders and Conspiracy Brass are both releasing their premiere recordings. Frank London’s Klezmer Brass Allstars have toured the world and just released Chronika! A Night in the Old Marketplace; Salomé: Woman of Valor; 1001 Voices – A Symphony for a New America; and Ghetto Songs are all acclaimed projects that will be represented in this concert.