Golem is a New York-based Klezmer-rock band founded by Annette Ezekiel in 2000. The band members are Annette Ezekiel Kogan, Aaron Diskin, Jeremy Brown, Curtis Hasselbring, Taylor Bergren-Chrisman and Tim Monaghan.

Known for its virtuosic musicianship, humor, energy, and a boundless love of tradition, the band has become a leading re-interpreter and innovator of Yiddish and Eastern European music, pushing tradition forward into the 21st century. Golem has performed both nationally and internationally, and their music has been featured in several films and documentaries from the U.S., Germany and Russia. Most recently the band performed on an episode in season 4 of the hit television show Louie. Their albums include Fresh Off Boat (2006); Citizen Boris (2009) and Tanz (2014). Their newest release Tanz (2014) on the prestigious Mexican label Corasón Digital and produced by Tony Maimone of Pere Ubu, marks a conscious move into new territory, with mostly original material.

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