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Kelly Fitzpatrick

Kelly Fitzpatrick
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Kelly Fitzpatrick

L. Kelly Fitzpatrick is an archives student, blogger and and transplanted New Yorker at Simmons College studying the representation and access of history in online environments with a background in modern Central and Eastern European history from Hampshire College.

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Postmodern Jukebox

Postmodern Jukebox Takes On Klezmer

Since last year, YouTube sensation Postmodern Jukebox has been creating innovative covers of modern pop music by applying contrasting musical stylings to contemporary works—from a smooth jazz cover of the Game of Thrones theme to a 1940s swing adaptation of Madonna's “Like a Prayer.” In recent months, Postmodern Jukebox released a klezmer inspired cover of Jason Derulo's "Talk Dirty" accompanied by segments of Yiddish translation. As I watched the video accumulate over a million views on YouTube, I became interested in exploring what went into the production of this inventive and unlikely pairing.

Topics: Jewish Music

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