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Shabbos Frivolity: Joachim Günther

Your Humble Blogger occasionally comes across a musician or group that is new to me. Today’s is Jontef, a German klezmer/folk group. Actually, it’s just their clarinet player, Joachim Günther, who I really like. I am not so fond of the vocalist, Michael Chaim Langer, although their cover of Aaron Lebedeff’s Roumania, Roumania (by the way and off the topic, check out this klez-core version for the fun of it and for the contrast with, oh, this choral version) is really good. Jontef’s violinist, Wolfram Ströle, is extraordinary, well worth listening to, but the thing that really stood out for me was the clarinet.

So. Just for frivolity’s sake, here is a cute animation with music by Joachim Günther and Jontef.

Tolerabimus quod tolerare debemus,
-Vardibidian.