"Vivacious, joyful outpouring of creativity and celebration"
--Midwest Book Review
"I felt like I was traveling around the globe, and taking part in a Parisian salon from a Somerset Maugham novel. One of the most interesting nights I've ever had here in San Francisco"
--a concertgoer, September 25th, 2015
"Soulful, and unselfconsciously poignant, and a lot of this you can dance to"
--New York Music Daily
"… jubilant contemporary klezmer with a global edge"
--All Web News
"Fun stuff that's head and shoulders above the pack for anyone looking for something out of the ordinary to open their ears"
--Midwest Record (Full story here)
"… a collection of hi-brow klezmer-inspired, renaissance & baroque-infused compositions, both original & traditional, along with some Yiddish lyrics, comedy, & poignancy. A real treat for open minds."
"Alleged Klezmer band"
--WNYC's New Sounds (Listen to full story here at 16:56)
(And hear us on New Sounds podcast, "New Views of Old Folksongs," at 31:24)
"… a band with vigor and a sense of humor"
--American Jewish World (Full story here)
"Understanding when to follow the notes and when to feel the music, Big Galut(e) stays true to the freewheeling tradition of folk music while building in opportunities to showcase the virtuosity of its members."
--Utne Reader (here)
Read and Listen to
Big Galute: Catskills and Beyond
by Hawaii Public Radio's Noe Tanigawa
Hawaii News Now: 2015
Hawaii News Now: 2013
Steven Mark, Honolulu Star-Advertiser, Feb.8, 2013