Look up artist Wex, Michael


Name: Wex, Michael

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Songs written or composed


Title: Mizmor Shir Lahanef (Reefer Song) -- מזמוֹר שיר לעהאַניף
Author: Wex, Michael
Composer: London, Frank
Genre: Novelty/Humorous
Subject: Marijuana/Smoking/Comfort/High/
Origin: Alb K-051(e)
Transliteration: Alb K-051(e)
Translation: Alb K-051(e)

Recordings:


On album: K-051(e) (Klezmatics Possessed)
Track ID: 25052
Trumpet/Alto Horn/Groggers/Percussion/Accordion London, Frank
Vocal Sklamberg, Lorin
Bouzouki Pengas, Avram, Bouzouki
Organ Medeski, John, Hammon Organ
Artist: Klezmatics
Violin Svigals, Alicia
First line: Dem yidn bfrengt der shabes ri, menukhe, glaykh-gevikht
First line:דער ייִדן ברענקט דער שבת רו, מנוחה, גלײַך-געװיכט.
Track comment: English title given as "A Psalm, A Song Of Hope

On album: J-051(a) (The Jewish Alterative Movement / A Guide for the Perplexed)
Track ID: 40606
Artist: Klezmatics
drums and percussion Licht, David
violin Svigals, Alicia
trumpet London, Frank
accordion Sklamberg, Lorin
clarinet Darriau, Matt
bass Morrissett, Paul
Length: 5:16

Title: Oy Vey Mameshi -- אױ װײ מאַמעשי
Author: Wex, Michael
Composer: Buchbinder, David
Genre: Folk/Humorous/Klezmer/Lament
Subject: Love/Pregnancy/Divorce/Bribery
Origin: Alb K-042(e)
Transliteration: Alb K-042(e)
Translation: Alb K-042(e)

Recording:


On album: K-042(e) (Flying Bulgar Klezmer Band / Tsirkus -- צירקוס)
Track ID: 27807
Vocal Wall, David
Piano Lerner, Marilyn
Artist: Flying Bulgar Klezmer Band
First line: Oy, vey mameshi, kh'vil dir epes zogn, a sheyn yingele hob ikh lib,
First line (Yiddish):אַױ, װײ, מאַמעשי כ'װיל דיר עפּעס זאָגן: א שײן ייִנגעלע האָב איך…
Language: Yiddish
Style: Klezmer/Sprightly/Humorous

Other tracks with this artist


Title: Kats Un Moyz -- קאַץ און מוז
Composer: London, Frank
On album: K-051(f) (The Klezmatics: Rise Up! Shteyt Oyf!)
Track ID: 31053
Accordion/High-strung guitar/Piano Sklamberg, Lorin
Various Horns/Piano/Organ/Keyboards/Percussion London, Frank
Alto Sax/Clarinet/Bass Clarinet/Kaval/Percussion Darrieu, Matthiau
Violin/Baritone Violin Gutkin, Lisa
Electric and Accoustic Basses/Tsimbl/Piano/Violin Morrissett, Paul
Piano Sandberg, Steve
Violin (solo) Greenman, Steven
Poem Adaptation Wex, Michael
Hardanger Fiddle/Hurdy-Gurdy/Alto & Baritone Horns Morrissett, Paul
Drums/Percussion Licht, David
Style: Klezmer
Length: 5:15

Title: I Ain't Afraid (Eng.-Yid.)
Also known as: Keyn Moyre Far... (Eng.)
Author: Near, Holly
Composer: Near, Holly
Genre: Ballad
Subject: Fear/Religions/Culture/Actions/God
Transliteration: K-051(f)
Translation: K-051(f)
On album: K-051(f) (The Klezmatics: Rise Up! Shteyt Oyf!)
Track ID: 31056
Vocal/Yiddish Adaptation Cooper, Adrienne -- קאָפּער, חנה־פֿריידע
Vocal Marshall, Sherryl
Vocal Myles, Maddie
Piano Schwimmer, Rob
Trumpet MacLeish, Spencer
Yiddish Adaptation Wex, Michael
Accordion/High-strung guitar/Piano/Lead Vocals Sklamberg, Lorin
Various Horns/Piano/Organ/Keyboards/Percussion/Vocals London, Frank
Alto Sax/Clarinet/Bass Clarinet/Kaval/Percussion/Vocals Darrieu, Matthiau
Violin/Baritone Violin/Vocals Gutkin, Lisa
Electric and Accoustic Basses/Tsimbl/Piano/Violin/Vocals Morrissett, Paul
Hardanger Fiddle/Hurdy-Gurdy/Alto & Baritone Horns Morrissett, Paul
Drums/Percussion/Vocals Licht, David
First line: I ain't afraid…I ain't afraid of your Allah
Language: English/Yiddish
Style: Gospel/Concert
Length: 5:09

Title: Vos Vet Zayn -- װאָס װעט זײַן
Genre: Folk/Khasidic
Subject: Meshiekh/Ingathering/Paper Brodge/Food/Roast Doves
Transliteration: CD K-068(e)/CD M-062(a)/Alb K-042(c)
Translation: Alb K-042(c)/CD M-062(a)

Related information in folder 280:On album: K-042(c) (Flying Bulgar Klezmer Band Agada)
Track ID: 21833
Artist Flying Bulgar Klezmer Band
Vocal Merovitz, Allan
Speech Wex, Michael
First line: Fun papir veln mir, boyen, boyen, oy a brik, katshn zikh...
First line:פֿון פּאַפּיר װעלן מיר, בױען, בױען, אױ אַ בריק, קאַטשן זיך...
Language: Yiddish/English

Title: A Psalm A Song Of Hope (Reefer..) -- מזמוֹר שיר לעהאַנעף
On album: xK-051(e)
Track ID: 25053
Author Wex, Michael
Composer London, Frank
Vocal Sklamberg, Lorin
Artist Pengas, Avram, Bouzouki
Artist Medeski, John, Hammon Organ
Artist: Klezmatics
First line: Dem yidn bfrengt der shabes ri, menukhe, glaykh-gevikht
First line:דער ייִדן ברענקט דער שבת רו, מנוחה, גלײַך-געװיכט.
Track comment: English title given as "A Psalm, A Song Of Hope

Title: The Ballad Of How The Jews Got To Europe
Author: Cooper, Adrienne -- קאָפּער, חנה־פֿריידע
Composer: London, Frank
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Migration/History/Fate/Displacement/Stoborness/Occupation
Transliteration: Alb C-035(e)
Translation: Alb C-035(e)
On album: C-035(e) (Adrienne Cooper / Enchanted/ A New Generation of Yiddishsong)
Track ID: 36193
Vocal Cooper, Adrienne -- קאָפּער, חנה־פֿריידע
Vocals Gordon, Sarah Mina
Music Director/Clarinet/Keyboard/Arranger Winograd, Michael -- ווינאָגראַד, מ.
Piano Lerner, Marilyn
Trumpet London, Frank
Drums/Percussion Wollensen, Kenny, Drums
Guitars/Back Up Vocal Rosen, Avi Fox
Marimba/Glokenspiel/Percussion Singer, Jon
Trombone Blacksberg, Dan
Saxaphone Cancura, Petr
Banjo Seabrook, Brandon
Trumpet Holmes, Ben
Back Up Vocals Gottlieb, Ayelet Rose
Yiddish Adaptation Wex, Michael
First line: Dos folk vos hot amol famogt yehude un shomron, es vandert itst di velt adurkh,
First line:דער פֿאָלק וואָס האָט אַמאָל פֿאַרמאָגט יעהודע און שאָמראָןת עס וואַנדערט איצט די וועלט...
Language: Yiddish/English
Style: Concert
Length: 3:36

Title: Gluckel's Ballad of Mother Love
Author: Cooper, Adrienne -- קאָפּער, חנה־פֿריידע
Composer: Cooper, Adrienne -- קאָפּער, חנה־פֿריידע
Genre: Literary Origin
Subject: Mother/Children/Mother/Aging/Care
On album: C-035(e) (Adrienne Cooper / Enchanted/ A New Generation of Yiddishsong)
Track ID: 36197
Vocal Cooper, Adrienne -- קאָפּער, חנה־פֿריידע
Vocals Gordon, Sarah Mina
Music Director/Clarinet/Keyboard/Arranger Winograd, Michael -- ווינאָגראַד, מ.
Piano Lerner, Marilyn
Trumpet London, Frank
Drums/Percussion Wollensen, Kenny, Drums
Guitars/Back Up Vocal Rosen, Avi Fox
Marimba/Glokenspiel/Percussion Singer, Jon
Trombone Blacksberg, Dan
Saxaphone Cancura, Petr
Banjo Seabrook, Brandon
Trumpet Holmes, Ben
Back Up Vocals Gottlieb, Ayelet Rose
Yiddish Adaptation Wex, Michael
First line: Flit a feygele iber yam, un firt mit zikh a foygl lam, oy zogt mir kind,...
First line:פֿליט אָ פֿייגעלע איבער ים, און פֿירט מיט זיך אַ פֿויגל לאַם, אוי זאָגט מיר קינד
Language: Yiddish/English
Style: Concert/Funky
Length: 3:34

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