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The Epstein Brothers Orchestra

The Epstein Brothers were the very best Klezmer band through the 1930s towards the 1970s when the three brothers-Max (B-flat clarinet), Willie (trumpet) and Julius (drums, percussion) — retired to Tamarac, Florida. Since reuniting in the middle-1990s, the brothers possess found where that they had still left off. Their return album, “Zeydes El Eyni Klekh: Jewish-American Wedding ceremony Music through the Repertoire Of Dave Tarras” documented with Joel Rubin, premiered in 1995. Although within their 80s, the Epsteins continue steadily to record and perform the original and first Klezmer music that originated using the Jews of eastern European countries. The Epstein Brothers had been born on NY City’s Decrease East SideMax in 1912, Willie in 1919 and Julius “Jules” in 1926. With the middle-1930s, the brothers had been inspiring dancers using their klezmer-tinged mixture of tangos, horas, Russian folk dances and Gypsy taking in songs. Furthermore to performing along with his brothers, Utmost was an early on person in the Warner Brothers studio room music group and performed on several soundtracks. As musical movie director from the Forest Hillsides Event in Queens, NY, Julius followed such top-ranked performers as Barbara Streisand, Diana Ross as well as the past due Judy Garland. A dark and white video from the Epstein Brothers’ Western tour in 1995 was filmed by German movie director Stefan Schwieter, “Tickle In The Heart”, and premiered in the SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA Film Event on July 21, 1996. In 1997, The Epstein Brothers released, “Quantity III-IV”, a twice compact disc retrospective of their extended career.

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