Look up artist Epstein, Max


Name: Epstein, Max
Name (Yiddish): עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Born: Feb 1912 (New York City)
Died: March 22, 2000

Tracks with this artist


Title: Bulgars -- בולגאַרס
Composer: Winograd, Michael -- ווינאָגראַד, מ.
Genre: Klezmer/Instr/Dance
Additional song notes: This may be traditional bulgars combined with material composed by Winograd
On album: P-020(a) (Paul Pincus and his Orchestra Music For Happy Occasions)
Track ID: 2663
Artist: Paul Pincus Orchestra -- פּאול פּינקוס אָרקעסטער
Arranger Stone, George
Accordion Unidentified
Bass Galazan, Charlie
Piano Eisenberg, Sam
Drums Corman, William
Trombone Kutcher, Sam
Trumpet Epstein, Willie
Tenor Sax Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Clarinet Pincus, Paul
Style: Klezmer/Instrumental

Title: Di Mizinke Oysgegebn -- די מיזינקע אױסגעגעבן
Also known as: Di Rod (Kales Tsad)
Also known as: Mizinke Tants
Also known as: The Krenzl Dance
Also known as: Wedding Dance (Di Mizinke...)
Author: Warshavsky, Mark M. -- װאַרשאַװסקי, מאָרק מ.
Composer: Warshavsky, Mark M. -- װאַרשאַװסקי, מאָרק מ.
Genre: Folk/Marriage/Family
Subject: Youngest Child/Marriage/Celebration/Klezmer/Guests/Family
Origin: Warsh Ye Yid 13/Alb G-026(a)/Alb O-001(b)/Alb R-022(a)/Alb B-007(b)ML MTAG 54
Transliteration: ML MTAG 54/Alb S-083(a)/Alb O-001(b)/Alb G-022(a)/Alb L-009(a)/Kinderbuch 172/
Translation: Kinderbuch 172/Alb G-022(a)/Alb O-001(b)/Alb S-083(a)/Alb B-007(b)/Sh Sh 198
Music: ML MTAG 55/Kinderbuch 172/SM Scher 13
Additional song notes: Originally entitled "Di Rod (Kales Tsad)" "(צד כּלהס) The Youngest Daughter Married Org, Translit & Translat in Alb B-211(a)

Related information in folder 91:On album: P-020(a) (Paul Pincus and his Orchestra Music For Happy Occasions)
Track ID: 3723
Artist: Paul Pincus Orchestra -- פּאול פּינקוס אָרקעסטער
Arranger Stone, George
Trumpet Epstein, Willie
Tenor Sax Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Clarinet Pincus, Paul
Trombone Kutcher, Sam
Drums Corman, William
Piano Eisenberg, Sam
Bass Galazan, Charlie
Accordion Unidentified
Track comment: Originally entitled "Di Rod (Kales Tsad)" /Recorded as "Muzinkah Tanz"
Style: Klezmer/Instrumental

Title: Doyne Un Volekh (Paul Pincus) -- דױנע און װאָלעך (פּאול פּינקוס)
On album: P-020(a) (Paul Pincus and his Orchestra Music For Happy Occasions)
Track ID: 4237
Artist: Paul Pincus Orchestra -- פּאול פּינקוס אָרקעסטער
Arranger Stone, George
Trumpet Epstein, Willie
Tenor Sax Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Clarinet Pincus, Paul
Trombone Kutcher, Sam
Drums Corman, William
Piano Eisenberg, Sam
Bass Galazan, Charlie
Accordion Unidentified
Track comment: Includes "Shargroder Firn Di Mekhutonim Aheym"
Style: Klezmer/Instrumental

Title: Freylekh (Paul Pincus) -- פּרײלעך (פּאול פּינקוס)
On album: P-020(a) (Paul Pincus and his Orchestra Music For Happy Occasions)
Track ID: 5378
Artist: Paul Pincus Orchestra -- פּאול פּינקוס אָרקעסטער
Arranger Stone, George
Trumpet Epstein, Willie
Tenor Sax Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Clarinet Pincus, Paul
Trombone Kutcher, Sam
Drums Corman, William
Piano Eisenberg, Sam
Bass Galazan, Charlie
Accordion Unidentified
Style: Klezmer/Instrumental

Title: Hava Nagila (Nathanson) -- הבה נגילה
Also known as: Kene Hora (Hava Nagila)
Also known as: Living With the H Tune
Author: Nathanson, Moshe
Genre: Folk/Hora
Subject: Dance/Celebration/Joy
Song Comment: See Page 130 for extended info on the song
Origin: Coopersmith NJS 111/Nath 15/Alb S-033(a)/Alb Z-013(a)/Alb N-014(a)
Transliteration: Alb N-014(a)/Coopersmith NJS 111/Alb N-014(b)/Alb S-033(a)/Alb K-007(a)
Translation: Coopersmith NJS 111/Alb S-033(a)/Alb Z-013(a)/Alb N-014(b)/Alb B-032(a)
Music: Coopersmith NJS 111/Nath 15/Pasternak BHN 130/Metro Scher 15
Additional song notes: Originally Chassidic Sadigurer (Bukovina, Poland) nigun. Text - claimed by Idelsohn, but text usually attributed to Moshe - Nathanson. See Pasternak's "Beyond Hava Nagila" p 130: Nulman, p - 102.

Related information in folder 832:On album: P-020(a) (Paul Pincus and his Orchestra Music For Happy Occasions)
Track ID: 6258
Artist: Paul Pincus Orchestra -- פּאול פּינקוס אָרקעסטער
Clarinet Pincus, Paul
Tenor Sax Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Trumpet Epstein, Willie
Trombone Kutcher, Sam
Drums Corman, William
Piano Eisenberg, Sam
Bass Galazan, Charlie
Accordion Unidentified
Arranger Stone, George
Style: Klezmer/Instrumental

Title: Mayn Shtetele Belz -- מײַן שטעטעלע בעלז
Also known as: Belz
Author: Jacobs, Jacob -- זשאַקאָבס, זשאַקאָב
Composer: Olshanetsky, Alexander -- אָלשאַנעצקי, אַלעקסאַנדער
Genre: Theatre/Nostalgia/Memory/Literary Origin
Subject: Place/Belz/Childhood
Origin: GYF 20/ML PYS 260/Alb G-035(b)/Vinkov 5 309
Transliteration: Alb B-007(c)/GYF 23/Alb L-048(a)/Alb B-007(c)/Alb G-013(c)/ML PYS 260/
Translation: Alb H-006(a)/Alb L-023(b)/GYF 23/Alb J-024(a)1/Alb K-029(g)/Vinkov 5 311
Music: GYF 20/Estella 26/ML PYS 260/Vinkov 5 308
Additional song notes: From the play "Ghetto Song" or "Song of the Ghetto Also translation and transliteration published in Alb T-028(b) Characterized by Karsten Troyke as "Traditional"
On album: P-020(a) (Paul Pincus and his Orchestra Music For Happy Occasions)
Track ID: 9987
Artist: Paul Pincus Orchestra -- פּאול פּינקוס אָרקעסטער
Accordion Unidentified
Bass Galazan, Charlie
Piano Eisenberg, Sam
Drums Corman, William
Trombone Kutcher, Sam
Trumpet Epstein, Willie
Tenor Sax Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Clarinet Pincus, Paul
Style: Klezmer/Instrumental

Title: Polka Mazurka -- פּאָלקאַ מאַזורקאַ
Genre: Folk/Dance/Instrumental/Klezmer
On album: P-020(a) (Paul Pincus and his Orchestra Music For Happy Occasions)
Track ID: 12299
Artist: Paul Pincus Orchestra -- פּאול פּינקוס אָרקעסטער
Arranger Stone, George
Accordion Unidentified
Bass Galazan, Charlie
Piano Eisenberg, Sam
Drums Corman, William
Trombone Kutcher, Sam
Trumpet Epstein, Willie
Tenor Sax Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Clarinet Pincus, Paul
Style: Instrumental/Klezmer

Title: Patsh Tants (Paul Pincus) -- פּאַטש טאַנץ (פּאול פּינקוס)
Genre: Klezmer/Instrumental/Wedding
Music: Comp Klez 69
On album: P-020(a) (Paul Pincus and his Orchestra Music For Happy Occasions)
Track ID: 12154
Artist: Paul Pincus Orchestra -- פּאול פּינקוס אָרקעסטער
Arranger Stone, George
Accordion Unidentified
Bass Galazan, Charlie
Piano Eisenberg, Sam
Drums Corman, William
Trombone Kutcher, Sam
Trumpet Epstein, Willie
Tenor Sax Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Clarinet Pincus, Paul
Style: Klezmer/Instrumental

Title: Sher -- שער
Also known as: Rusishe Sher
Also known as: Rusisher Sher
Also known as: Russian Sher
Also known as: Sher, Rushisher
Also known as: Sher, Russian
Also known as: Galician Sher
Also known as: Sher, Galacian
Also known as: Sher, Galitsianer
Also known as: Galitsianer Sher
Also known as: Russian Scissors
Composer: Schwartz, Abe -- שװאַרץ, אײב
Genre: Dance
On album: P-020(a) (Paul Pincus and his Orchestra Music For Happy Occasions)
Track ID: 13113
Artist: Paul Pincus Orchestra -- פּאול פּינקוס אָרקעסטער
Arranger Stone, George
Accordion Unidentified
Bass Galazan, Charlie
Piano Eisenberg, Sam
Drums Corman, William
Trombone Kutcher, Sam
Trumpet Epstein, Willie
Tenor Sax Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Clarinet Pincus, Paul
Style: Klezmer/Instrumental

Title: Tsu Shpil (Paul Pincus) -- צו שפּיל (פּאול פּינקוס)
On album: P-020(a) (Paul Pincus and his Orchestra Music For Happy Occasions)
Track ID: 15666
Artist Paul Pincus Orchestra -- פּאול פּינקוס אָרקעסטער
Arranger Stone, George
Accordion Unidentified
Bass Galazan, Charlie
Piano Eisenberg, Sam
Drums Corman, William
Trombone Kutcher, Sam
Trumpet Epstein, Willie
Tenor Sax Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Clarinet Pincus, Paul
Style: Klezmer/Instrumental

Title: Yas -- יאַס
Also known as: Mayn Shtetele Yas
Also known as: Mayn Shtetl Yas
Author: Kletter, Max -- קלעטער, מאַקס
Composer: Kletter, Max -- קלעטער, מאַקס
Genre: Place/Memory
Subject: Shtetl/Yas/Home
Origin: GYF 56/Alb F-024(e)
Transliteration: Alb K-07(b)/GYF 59
Translation: GYF 59
Music: GYF 57

Related information in folder 804:On album: P-020(a) (Paul Pincus and his Orchestra Music For Happy Occasions)
Track ID: 17177
Artist: Paul Pincus Orchestra -- פּאול פּינקוס אָרקעסטער
Accordion Unidentified
Bass Galazan, Charlie
Piano Eisenberg, Sam
Drums Corman, William
Trombone Kutcher, Sam
Trumpet Epstein, Willie
Tenor Sax Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Clarinet Pincus, Paul
Track comment: Recorded under title "Mayn Shtetl Yass"
Style: Klezmer/Instrumental

Title: A Yidish Lidele (Epstein) -- אַ ייִדיש לידעלע (עפּשטײן)
On album: J-024(a)1 (Judische Lebenswelten /Patterns of Jewish Life 1/Berlin 1992)
Track ID: 22272
Author Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Artist: Epstein Brothers Orchestra
First line: Fraynd, ikh bin in der opera geven, pagliacci hob ikh…
First line (Yiddish):פֿרײַנד, איך בין אין דער אָפּעראַ געװען, פּאַגליאַשי האָב איך…
Language: Yiddish

Title: Mitsve Tants (Epstein Bros, Instr) -- מצווה טאַנץ (ברידער עפּשטײן, אינסר)
On album: E-018(b) (The Epstein Brothers Orchestra Kings of Freylekh Land -- מלכים פֿון פֿרײלעך-לאַנד)
Track ID: 24298
Composer Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Artist: Epstein Brothers Orchestra
Saxophone Rubinstein, Danny
Accomp Sokolow, Pete -- סוקולוב, פּסח
Track comment: Pat Merola, bass (b.1920)

Title: Yiddish Bulgar -- ייִדיש בולראַר
Genre: Klezmer/Folk
On album: O-014(a) (Oytsres / Treasures / Klezmer Music 1908-1996 -- אוצרות \ כּלי-זמר מוזיק)
Track ID: 27830
Artist: Hymie Jacobson Orchestra
Clarinet Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Tenor Saxaphone Pincus, Paul
Trumpet Polish Army Instrumental Ensemble
Drums Poll, Leo
Bass Pollack, Lou -- פּאָלעק, לאָו
Piano Hausman, Al
Track comment: Deluxe Records 1135 / Recorded New Jersey, December 1947
Style: Klezmer/Folk
Length: 002:42

Title: A Volekh and Freylekhs -- אַ וואָלעך און פֿריילעכס
Genre: Instrumental/Klezmer
On album: K-092(a) (Yiddish & Klezmer Music/ From the Yale Collection of Historical Sound Recordings)
Track ID: 30742
Artist: Hymie Jacobson Orchestra
Clarinet Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Tenor Saxaphone Pincus, Paul
Trumpet Epstein, Willie
Drums Weissman, Lou
Bass Galazan, Charlie
Piano Hausman, Al
Track comment: Possibly recorded New Jersey, December 1947, Deluxe 1134
Style: Instrumental/Klezmer
Length: 3:03

Title: A Tickle In The Heart (Video)
Genre: Klezmer/Documentary/Performance/Video
Subject: Yiddish Songs/Klezmer
On album: V0046 (A Tickle in the Heart/ (Video) -- אַ קיצל אין האַרצן (ווידיאָ))
Track ID: 33855
Director Schweitert, Stefan
Producer Hagemann, Martin
Producer Rosenstein, Edward
Artist: Epstein Brothers Orchestra
Performer Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Performer Epstein, Willie
Performer Epstein, Julie
Performer Sokolow, Pete -- סוקולוב, פּסח
Producer Kufus, Thomas
Performar (Vocals) Gold, Ann
Language: Yiddish/English
Style: Folk/Klezmer/Concert
Length: 84:00

Title: Dem Ganevs Yikhes (Video) -- דעם גנבס ייִחוס (ווידיאָ)
Genre: Folk/Underground/Thieves/Humorous/Insulting
Subject: Pedigree/Family/Father/Mother/Sister/Brother/Occupation
Origin: Kotlansky 139/CD S-100(a)
Transliteration: Kotlansky 139/Alb K-020(a)/Alb O-009(a)/Alb J-024(a)CD L-054(a)
Translation: Alb J-024(a)/Alb O-009(a)/Kotylan 139/Alb Z-010(b)/CD S-100(a)/CD L-054(a)
Music: Kotlyan 140
On album: V0046 (A Tickle in the Heart/ (Video) -- אַ קיצל אין האַרצן (ווידיאָ))
Track ID: 34030
Artist: Epstein Brothers Orchestra
Vocal Epstein, Willie
Vocal Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
First line: Oy, vos geystu arum azoy beshmushet, vos geystu aropgelozt..
First line (Yiddish):אױ, װאָס גײסטו אַרום אַזױ בשמושעט, װאָס גײסטו אַראָפּגעלאָזט די נאָז
Language: Yiddish
Style: Klezmer

Title: A Kitsl In Hartsn/Willie Epstein (Video) -- אַ קיאצל אין האַרצן (ווידיאָ)
Author: Epstein, Willie
Genre: Pop
Subject: Melody/Tickle/Heat/Yiddish
On album: V0046 (A Tickle in the Heart/ (Video) -- אַ קיצל אין האַרצן (ווידיאָ))
Track ID: 34037
Artist: Epstein Brothers Orchestra
Clarinet Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Vocal/Trumpet Epstein, Willie
Drums/Percussion Epstein, Julie
Language: Yiddish
Style: Klezmer/Pop

Title: Mayn Shtetele Belz -- מײַן שטעטעלע בעלז
Also known as: Belz
Author: Jacobs, Jacob -- זשאַקאָבס, זשאַקאָב
Composer: Olshanetsky, Alexander -- אָלשאַנעצקי, אַלעקסאַנדער
Genre: Theatre/Nostalgia/Memory/Literary Origin
Subject: Place/Belz/Childhood
Origin: GYF 20/ML PYS 260/Alb G-035(b)/Vinkov 5 309
Transliteration: Alb B-007(c)/GYF 23/Alb L-048(a)/Alb B-007(c)/Alb G-013(c)/ML PYS 260/
Translation: Alb H-006(a)/Alb L-023(b)/GYF 23/Alb J-024(a)1/Alb K-029(g)/Vinkov 5 311
Music: GYF 20/Estella 26/ML PYS 260/Vinkov 5 308
Additional song notes: From the play "Ghetto Song" or "Song of the Ghetto Also translation and transliteration published in Alb T-028(b) Characterized by Karsten Troyke as "Traditional"
On album: V0046 (A Tickle in the Heart/ (Video) -- אַ קיצל אין האַרצן (ווידיאָ))
Track ID: 34038
Artist: Epstein Brothers Orchestra
Clarinet Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Trumpet Epstein, Willie
Drums/Percussion Epstein, Julie
Vocal Gold, Ann
Language: Yiddish
Style: Pop/Klezmer

Title: Willie Epstein / Clarinet Solo (Video)
On album: V0046 (A Tickle in the Heart/ (Video) -- אַ קיצל אין האַרצן (ווידיאָ))
Track ID: 34039
Artist: Epstein Brothers Orchestra
Clarinet Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Clarinet Solo Epstein, Willie
Drums/Percussion Epstein, Julie
Style: Klezmer/Instrumental

Title: Max Epstein / Violin Solo (Video)
On album: V0046 (A Tickle in the Heart/ (Video) -- אַ קיצל אין האַרצן (ווידיאָ))
Track ID: 34040
Artist: Epstein Brothers Orchestra
Violin Solo Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Trumpet Epstein, Willie
Drums/Percussion Epstein, Julie
Style: Klezmer/Instrumental

Title: Chassidic Wedding Scene (Video)
On album: V0046 (A Tickle in the Heart/ (Video) -- אַ קיצל אין האַרצן (ווידיאָ))
Track ID: 34041
Artist: Epstein Brothers Orchestra
Clarinet Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Trumpet Epstein, Willie
Drums/Percussion Epstein, Julie
Style: Klezmer/Instrumental

Title: Bulgar In F (Video)
On album: V0046 (A Tickle in the Heart/ (Video) -- אַ קיצל אין האַרצן (ווידיאָ))
Track ID: 34042
Artist: Epstein Brothers Orchestra
Clarinet Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Trumpet Epstein, Willie
Drums/Percussion Epstein, Julie
Keyboard Sokolow, Pete -- סוקולוב, פּסח
Style: Klezmer/Instrumental

Title: Clarinet Ensemble (Video)
On album: V0046 (A Tickle in the Heart/ (Video) -- אַ קיצל אין האַרצן (ווידיאָ))
Track ID: 34043
Clarinet Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Clarinet Epstein, Willie
Clarinet Epstein, Julie
Style: Klezmer/Instrumental/Freylekhs

Title: Freylekhs (Video) -- ( פֿריילעכס (ווידיאָ)
Genre: Klezmer/Instrumental/Video
On album: V0046 (A Tickle in the Heart/ (Video) -- אַ קיצל אין האַרצן (ווידיאָ))
Track ID: 34033
Artist: Epstein Brothers Orchestra
Clarinet Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Trumpet Epstein, Willie
Drums/Percussion Epstein, Julie
Style: Klezmer/Instrumental

Title: Torah Presentation Medley (Video)
Genre: Klezmer/Instrumental/Video
On album: V0046 (A Tickle in the Heart/ (Video) -- אַ קיצל אין האַרצן (ווידיאָ))
Track ID: 34034
Artist: Epstein Brothers Orchestra
Clarinet Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Trumpet Epstein, Willie
Drums/Percussion Epstein, Julie

Title: Romanian Melody & Klezmer March (Video)
Genre: Klezmer/Instrumental/Video
On album: V0046 (A Tickle in the Heart/ (Video) -- אַ קיצל אין האַרצן (ווידיאָ))
Track ID: 34035
Artist: Epstein Brothers Orchestra
Clarinet Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
Trumpet Epstein, Willie
Drums/Percussion Epstein, Julie
Style: Klezmer/Instrumental

Title: Di Grine Kuzine (Video) -- די גרינע קוזינע (ווידיאָ)
Author: Leyzerovitz, Yakov -- לײזעראָװיץ, יעקבֿ
Composer: Schwartz, Abe -- שװאַרץ, אײב
Genre: Immigration/Lament
Subject: Immigration/Poverty/Occupation/Milliner/Aging/Disillusion
Origin: Mayzl 600/Alb Z-012(a)/Levin N 92
Transliteration: Levin N 92/Alb B-007(c)/Alb Z-012(a)/Gottlieb 290
Translation: Levin N 92/Alb Z-012(a)/Alb B-007(c)/Gottlieb 290/Alb M-068(a)04
Music: Warem 45/Alb Z-012(a)/Levin N 92
Additional song notes: See "My Little Cousin" for American swing version. Lyrics claimed by Hyman Prizant and others. Text is by Leyzerovitz as credited by Meizel. See Max Rosenfeld's papers re respecting Leyzerovitz's loss of copyright lawsuit. See Gottlieb p. 147. See Ephemera 80 for singable English adapation by Edith Finell.
On album: V0046 (A Tickle in the Heart/ (Video) -- אַ קיצל אין האַרצן (ווידיאָ))
Track ID: 34031
Artist: Epstein Brothers Orchestra
Vocal Epstein, Max -- עפּשטײן, מאַקס
First line: Tsu mir iz gekumen a kuzine, sheyn vi gold iz zi geven…
First line (Yiddish):צו מיר איז געקומען אַ קוזינע, שײן װיגאָלד איז זי געװען…
Language: Yiddish
Style: Klezmer

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