David Krakauer to Stage Monthlong Multimedia Show, “The Big Picture”

Clarinetist will also release a companion CD

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Clarinetist David Krakauer will showcase his new project, The Big Picture, a multimedia production, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in downtown Manhattan over a period of four weeks premiering Jan. 29. The concert tells Krakauer’s story in what a press release describes as “an artful marriage of music and the moving image. The clarinetist has taken themes from iconic films with Jewish content and re-imagined them with a band of world-class musicians.”

A companion CD release is scheduled for Feb. 18. The personnel is as follows:

David Krakauer: clarinet

Jenny Scheinman: violin

Adam Rogers: guitars

Rob Burger: keys, organ, accordion, vibes

Greg Cohen: double bass

Jim Black: drums, percussion

Also featured are:

Sheryl Bailey: guitar

Nicki Parrott: double bass

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