Black Ox Orchestar

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The band members are probably best known for their involvements in the rock groups Silver Mt. Zion and Godspeed You Black Emperor, but Black Ox Orchestar is something completely different. The music is modern Klezmer, a Jewish folk music which derives from a number of traditional folk musics from Eastern Europe and gypsy cultures. The quartet have just begun their first tour of North America and we caught up with them on Saturday at their first date. The remaining tour dates can be seen at Constellation Records' website.