‘Steaming hot vintage klezmer, sour G-Funk, dark and heavenly bright sound fields, cantors in space, extatic brass harmonizations, turntable-explosations, sparkling klezz’: what more would you want at the first BIMHUIS concert in the new year? The Oisters dive for pearls from a century of klezmer, discovering new futuristic hybrids along the way to the world premiere of KLEZZ OF ’19, the new composition of its clarinet-playing band leader David Kweksilber. Featuring Benjamin Herman and members of his New Cool Collective Big Band. Set 1 Trad. (Dave Tarras) – Good Luck (virtuoso 40s klezmer meets swing) Ziggy Elman – And the Angels Sing (cheerful 40s swing meets klezmer) David Kweksilber – Doin’ a Blues (etno-blues) David Kweksilber – Doin’ a Twist (rock&roll) George Gershwin – It Ain’t Necessarily So (extatic brass harmonizations) David Kweksilber – What Can I Do (rubato prelude for Good Company) Trad. – Good Company (electro-cantors in space) We Bring a Song / Louis Davids (warm-up for Klezz of ’99) David Kweksilber – Klezz of ‘99 David Kweksilber – Klezz of ’19 (teaser) Set 2 David Kweksilber – Party (G-Funk) David Kweksilber – Bassline-up (dark electrolude) Trad. – Gute Woch (@ wishes-end) David Kweksilber – Wea Hale Hale (NA-Funk) Trad. – Second Avenue Square Dance (steaming hot 40s klezmer) We Bring a Song / Louis Davids (warm-up for Klezz of ’19) David Kweksilber – Klezz of ’19 David Kweksilber – Klezz of ’19 (G-Funk remix)