AUSTIN, TX- Mazel Tov Kocktail Hour (MTKH) is releasing its first album, entitled Shoyn Avek Der Nekhtn (Yesterday Is Dead And Gone) Saturday December 2nd. The 10-piece ensemble presents an exciting and energetic take on Yiddish music, some of which has never been recorded in the modern era. The album was produced by renowned klezmer expert Sherry Mayrent of the Mayrent Institute and was recorded here in Austin by famed artist and engineer Brian Beattie. The CD release party will be held in the gorgeous & acoustically-designed sanctuary at Congregation Agudas Achim and will feature the band, Sherry Mayrent, and a short talk by legendary Austin musician, formerly of the Bad Livers, Texas’ most prominent klezmer expert, Mark Rubin.
CAA is located on the Dell campus at 7300 Hart Lane Austin, TX 78731. Admission is $12, Doors at 6:30pm, show runs until 10pm. Children under 16 are free with adult ticket purchase!