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Klarinet Archive - Posting 000698.txt from 2003/10

From: "Ted Casher" <>
Subj: Re: [kl] "A little traveling music, Ray...."
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2003 22:18:06 -0500

Ken--do you have "Klezperanto" with Ilene Stahl? This klez album, with
charts by Evan Harlan, is permanently in my CD cassette, along w/Sinatra at
the Sands, for music to keep me happy and awake on long road trips late at
I love Ilene's sound and articulation. I played klez clar at her wedding,
w/a group of irregulars from the Klezmer Conservatory Band. I play clar
with the Zamir Chorale, so it keeps me into the Tribe, as it were.
Stay awake, chaver-----Ted Casher a/k/a Tevye the Klezmer
----- Original Message -----
From: "Kenneth Wolman" <>
Subject: [kl] "A little traveling music, Ray...."

> At 08:30 PM 10/27/2003, you wrote:
> >Which brings me to another question for you seasoned folks who take music
> >with you: What are the protocols for using CD players on board planes
> >when flying on international flights? Mine is battery-powered and does
> >NOT have a radio component, just headphones. I'm flying United to
> >Amsterdam, then United again from Amsterdam to Stockholm.
> >
> >I will be calling the airlines to be sure, but at the same time, if
> >someone can help out here, I'll be grateful (since half the time, sales
> >folk and even customer service people don't always know ALL the
> I'll unilaterally expand the topic a bit since I haven't flown since 1997
> and it wasn't a long enough flight (Newark to Columbus, Ohio) to warrant
> musical accompaniment. But I do a lot of driving five days a week: about
> 84 miles both ways. The car didn't come with a CD player so when I got
> this job I had one installed.
> So...for fliers as well as drivers with a killer commute...pick some
> traveling music. Right now I've been wearing out klezmer CDs, esp. Margot
> Leverett's two recordings, an astounding thing by David Krakauer called
> "The Twelve Tribes," some Klezmatics recordings that also feature
> Krakauer...and the usual fathers of the tribe, Brandwein and Tarras. I'll
> switch to chamber music, sometimes--now that Pat mentioned it--jazz that
> favors the saxophone. Sometimes I'll bring along an opera. But maybe
> time to grab the Dolphy CDs off the shelf and listen to him again.
> I guess the question has become What's your favorite traveling music?
> Ken
> -------------------------
> Kenneth
> Wolman
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