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Eleanor Reissa

07/17/17 | 7:00 pm / 5:15 pm (show / doors open)

54 Below

254 W. 54th St. Map

646-476-3551

$25 and up


17-07-2017 12:00:00 17-07-2017 12:00:00 America/New_York Eleanor Reissa | 7:00 pm / 5:15 pm (show / doors open) The soulful "Yiddish diva" Eleanor Reissa (currently on Broadway in the cast of Indecent) and the Grammy Award-winning "mystical high priest of New Wave Avant-Klez jazz" Frank London (just back from Havana where his Yiddish/Spanish opera premiered ) have been inspiring each other and their audiences in widely-acclaimed concerts for over a decade. Finally appearing at Feinstein's/54 Below to celebrate their first collaborative album, Vilde Mekhaye (Wild Ecstasy), they are backed by London's Klezmer Brass All Stars, featuring the best of a new generation of Klezmer artists: Michael Winograd, Brian Drye, Ron Caswell, Aaron Alexander, Brandon Seabrook and Patrick Farrell. "Eleanor Reissa is the Jewish Beyonce … the world-class interpreter of the Great Yiddish Songbook … with a great voice, an expressive delivery and an endearing style and entrancing stage presence . Frank London, a cross between Louis Armstrong and Dizzy Gillespie, blows the most powerful and versatile horn since The Angel Gabriel." – Huffington Post "The inimitable actor-director-singer Eleanor Reissa performs both solo and backed up by the ear-shattering, kishke-churning pyrotechnics of Klezmatics founder Frank London and the Klezmer Brass All Stars…taking the audience on an unforgettable, joyful journey." – The Forward Reissa and London's music transcends language and combines the blessed with the blasphemous, pulling the past into the future and sending it into the heavens. http://www.cityguideny.com/eventinfo.cfm?id=223440 54 Below 54 Below

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The soulful "Yiddish diva" Eleanor Reissa (currently on Broadway in the cast of Indecent) and the Grammy Award-winning "mystical high priest of New Wave Avant-Klez jazz" Frank London (just back from Havana where his Yiddish/Spanish opera premiered ) have been inspiring each other and their audiences in widely-acclaimed concerts for over a decade. Finally appearing at Feinstein's/54 Below to celebrate their first collaborative album, Vilde Mekhaye (Wild Ecstasy), they are backed by London's Klezmer Brass All Stars, featuring the best of a new generation of Klezmer artists: Michael Winograd, Brian Drye, Ron Caswell, Aaron Alexander, Brandon Seabrook and Patrick Farrell.

"Eleanor Reissa is the Jewish Beyonce … the world-class interpreter of the Great Yiddish Songbook … with a great voice, an expressive delivery and an endearing style and entrancing stage presence . Frank London, a cross between Louis Armstrong and Dizzy Gillespie, blows the most powerful and versatile horn since The Angel Gabriel." – Huffington Post

"The inimitable actor-director-singer Eleanor Reissa performs both solo and backed up by the ear-shattering, kishke-churning pyrotechnics of Klezmatics founder Frank London and the Klezmer Brass All Stars…taking the audience on an unforgettable, joyful journey." – The Forward

Reissa and London's music transcends language and combines the blessed with the blasphemous, pulling the past into the future and sending it into the heavens.

This event has already taken place. Click here for the latest events.

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