Special Program Note: Jonathan Freilich’s Double-O Naked Klezmer Jazz Latin Boogaloo: The Documentary
taintradio.org is proud to present producer David Kunian’s excellent documentary, Jonathan Freilich’s Double-O Naked Klezmer Jazz Latin Boogaloo, an hour long radio documentary about guitarist, composer, and band leader Jonathan Freilich. Freilich founded The New Orleans Klezmer All Stars, the jazz bands Naked on the Floor and avant garde big band the Naked Orchestra, the rock-steady ska band 007, and the rhythm and blues band Poor Man’s Speedball. Freilich has been the essence of the working and creative musician in New Orleans. The program explores what this is like and how he accomplishes his goals and ideas, and includes interviews with Freilich, selections from his music, and recollections and interviews from the people who know him and work with him including musicians Stanton Moore, Joe Cabral, Alex McMurray, Ben Ellman, Glen Hartmann, Kevin O’Day, Tim Green, James Singleton, Jeff Albert, Drs. James Walsh and Janna Saslaw, filmmaker Henry Griffin, and producers Mark Bingham and Benjamin Lyons.
Jonathan Freilich’s Double-O Naked Klezmer Jazz Latin Boogaloo will begin at 11pm (Eastern) on Saturday, July 2nd and at 11am on Tuesday, July 5th.