Courses by instructor: Gerry Tenney
Gerry Tenney is a musician, recording artist, children’s entertainer, leader of the bands California Klezmer and The Lost Tribe, and president of KlezCalifornia, a Bay Area organization supporting Yiddish culture. He directed the local Jewish Music Festival in its early years and organized the first klezmer camp in California. He performs in the musical comedy duo of the Kvetchy Cowboys with Arje Shaw. He composed music for “Rebels with a Cause,” a 2000 documentary film about the Students for a Democratic Society.
Jewish Labor Songs: A Concert and Sing-Along
With International Labor Day (May 1) around the corner, Oakland-based singer Gerry Tenney will perform and lead a sing-along of rousing and poignant Jewish labor songs, many of them in Yiddish.