According to the New York Daily News, "There are those who know Andy Statman as the virtuoso klezmer clarinetist - violinist Itzhak Perlman, for instance, who chose Statman to lead his klezmer album. There are those who know Andy Statman as the down-home mandolin player with a stack of straight-up bluegrass albums to his credit. In Statman's versatile hands is a music that's full of surprises, sophisticated and completely accessible at once."
Andy Statman is one of his generation’s premier mandolinists and clarinetists who has delighted fans for over forty years with his fusion of American-roots music and personal, prayerful hasidic music. Had there been a planetarium in 19th-century Galicia, or a kosher deli in Depression-era Kentucky, Andy Statman's music might have been playing in the background. andystatman.org
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