F-IRE LARGE ENSEMBLE – Rhythm and Jews

F-IRE Jewish Comedy_Woody Allen


Date: Saturday, 13 September 2014, 8.00pm
Venue: JW3, 341-351 Finchley Road, London, NW3 6ET      SEE MAP

Musical responses to some of the great American-Jewish Comedians

(Part of the EDF London Jazz Festival)

…Part of the EFG London Jazz Festival

London’s F-IRE Collective give their affectionate musical responses to Jewish- American comedy greats with a newly commissioned suite of pieces incorporating audio and visual footage. Including the work of Andy Kaufman, Mel Brooks, Jackie Mason, Harpo Marx, Joan Rivers, Larry David, Woody Allen, Three Stooges and more. F-IRE’s ensemble, especially formed for this performance, features seven multi-instrumentalists and composers including at least two Jews and four artists who like matzo balls.

Barak Schmool – flute, soprano and baritone sax, percussions
Zac Gvi – clarinet, tenor sax, accordion
Kieran Mcleod – trombone, slide trumpet, toys
Chris Montague – guitars/pedals
Dave O’Brien – piano, keys, bass
Tom Mason – bass, violin
Simon Roth – drums


A JW3 Commission.

Produced by YaD Arts In association with Markson Pianos


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