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Yiddishe Cup's new CD mashes up traditional Jewish klezmer, comedy and hip hop.
6/16/2009, 10:53 PM

A7 Radio's "Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast" with Ben Bresky
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Bert Stratton of the Yiddishe Cup Klezmer Band talks about their new CD 'Klezmer Guy' which features traditional klezmer as well as neo-Borsht Belt comedy, hip-hop and sci fi. Bert plays clarinet while his son DJ Paradiddle beatboxes and does hip-hop klezmer remixes. Bert discusses his new blog about his exciting adventures of selling real estate in Cleveland, Ohio, including a run in with a Jewish Puerto Rican female boxer / hairdresser.

Plus 'One Day' the brand new single from Matisyahu, classic Israeli rock from Danny Sanderson of Kaveret and upbeat neo-Carlebach with Daniel Gil.

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Ben Bresky is a music journalist and recording engineer living in Jerusalem. He hosts The Israel Beat Jewish Music Podcast interviewing a wide range of Jewish and Israeli musicians from Carlebach to klezmer, from hasidic to trance. For full archives visit
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