From the Heart
This is the first release from Shir recorded in 1999 in the heart of Jewish London - Golders Green, featuring a mix of Jewish and Israeli songs and instrumentals - a varied selection of Jewish folk music - Klezmer, Yiddish, Israeli and Simcha music. Coming from different musical backgrounds (classical, jazz and gypsy folk), the four musicians of London UK based SHIR meet to provide a spontaneous, energetic and soulful musical experience. 'Shir provides a harmony of shalom and happiness, and combines virtuosity with accessibility'. Shir are: Maurice Chernick - Clarinet, Vocals Ivor Goldberg - Guitar, Vocals Piotr Jordan - Violin Steve Rose - Acoustic Bass.