Scandinavian and Eastern European swing
Using the expression “up and coming folk talent“ to describe young musicians whose craft is already better than a good number of those who have been working in the North German folk scene for decades. Yxalag is made up of students from the Lübeck Academy of Music. Their teacher, Prof. Bernd Ruf, well known for his klezmer clarinette playing, has kindled a passion within them for music of the eastern European Jewry.
Contact: Yxalag, Juliane Färber, www.yxalag.de