18 rows · Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Plays the Music of 8/ Oct 10, · Don Byron in his liner notes says that Mickey Katz () had a "unique and quirky musical vision", and this extremely entertaining CD is a terrific tribute to Katz and his versatility/5(8). Don Byron in his liner notes says that Mickey Katz () had a "unique and quirky musical vision", and this extremely entertaining CD is a terrific tribute to Katz and his versatility/5(8). Don Byron plays the music of Mickey Katz Elektra Entertainment , 75 Rockefeller Plaza, New York, New York North Maple Drive, Beverly Hills, CA So, can a black musician have Jewish soul? I mean, sure some Jews can play jazz (Benny Goodman!), but can blacks play klez? Byron is a practicing jazz historian, and some of his albums have been recreations (in spirit) of forgotten moments in the history of popular music. Examples are Plays the Music of Mickey Katz and Bug Music. Awards and honors. Byron won the Rome Prize Fellowship awarded by the American Academy in . Jul 30, · And on Don Byron Plays the Music of Mickey Katz, he doesn’t know joking about Cousin Moishe being ”a faygeleh” is offensive these days? C-Author: Chip Deffaa. Find similar albums to Plays the Music of Mickey Katz - Don Byron on AllMusic8/ Opening the festivities this evening is Don Byron Plays the Music of Mickey Katz, in which Byron revisits his groundbreaking klezmer-rooted Nonesuch album of the same name. Next is music from Byron's classic release Bug Music, featuring works by Duke Ellington and others.
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Dreidel Song Trad. Don Byron has also recorded for the Knitting Factory Works among others. Learn More - opens in a new window or tab. Sweet and Gentle. Genre Jazz International. Bar Mitzvah Special. Whereas Katz ,in writing and playing,always knew that his audience wanted to dance,sing,have a good time,Byron apparently thinks that a few minamalist touches of the original here and there are enough,and thus he devotes the bulk of this trainwreck to noise.. Features Interviews Lists. Add to watch list.