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A Black Musician Plays Traditional Klezmer.

Clarinetist Don Byron. Byron's black, but he plays klezmer, the music created from the mixture of American jazz and European jewish culture. Byron's an alumnus of the Klezmer Conservatory Band, and he performs on a new anthology album called "Live At The Knitting Factory." It's on A&M records.

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Other segments from the episode on June 6, 1990

Fresh Air with Terry Gross, June 6, 1990: Interview with Dusko Doder; Commentary on Ethiopian music; Interview with Don Byron; Commentary on the language of book jacket "blurbs" and book reviews.

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