Roger Ruzow, bandleader of the 4th Ward Afro-Klezmer Orchestra, talks about the West African and Eastern European origins of the Afro-Klezmer sound, crafting narratives in the 4WAKO ensemble's instrumentation, and the approach to the orchestra's live performances and studio recordings.
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