Hailing from the UK, the Merlin and Polina Shepherd Klezmer Duo blends world music, jazz, classical, Islamic, Russian, Yiddish, and klezmer sounds. “Merlin Shepherd is widely considered one of the greatest and most influential klezmer clarinetists of our time,” says Seth. “Polina Shepherd’s diverse musical background and her extraordinary native talent as a vocalist and pianist have quickly propelled her to the top rung of Yiddish and Russian performers. One writer compared her phenomenally soulful singing to that of Robert Plant of Led Zeppelin.”
Treat yourself here to some of their spicy craft:
The Rogovoy Salon will present the Merlin and Polina Shepherd Klezmer Duo at Club Helsinki in Hudson, New York, on April 8 at 8pm. Tickets are $15 and $20. For more information, call (518) 828-4800 or visit http://www.helsinkihudson.com/.
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